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    Arapahoe Community College
    Mortuary Science Program

    5900 S. Santa Fe Drive
    Littleton, CO 80160
    Faith Haug, Program Chair
    Phone: (303) 797-5954
    Email: faith.haug@arapahoe.edu
    Web: www.arapahoe.edu/departments-and-programs/a-z-programs/mortuary-science
    Accredited Degree Offered:  Associate of Applied Science
    Distance Education - YES
    Part-time option available - Yes

     PROGRAM INFORMATION - Arapahoe Community College

    Year

    Total enrolled

    # of New
    Students

    # of
    Grads

    Timely
    Grad*

    Graduation Rate**

    Did not finish***

    Overall %
    Employed

    Employed
    in FS

    2022

    115

    47

    41

    41/41

    95%

    5

    98%

    90%

    2021

    105

    51

    32

    32/32

    91%

    3

    84%

    81%

    2020

    108

    46

    46

    46/46

    72%

    2

    91%

    63%


    * Timely graduation = complete program in 1 times designated program length.
    ** Graduation rate reflects cohort graduation rate (% of students from original cohort completing in the designated year)
    *** Left before completing the program; did not finish.
     

     NATIONAL BOARD STATISTICS - Arapahoe Community College

    Arts

    Takers

    School
    Pass Rate

    National
    Pass Rate

     

    Sciences

    Takers

    School
    Pass Rate

    National
    Pass Rate

     2022

      31

    55%

    69%

     

     2022

    31

    58%

    64%

      2021

      23

     61%

     68%

     

     2021

    23

     65%

     57%

    2020

      26

    58%

    73%

     

    2020

    27

    67%

    64%


    School pass rate is based on 1st time test takers within one year of graduation.
    Contact the program directly for information regarding success of Distance Education graduates.

    Accreditation
    Program Accredited by ABFSE:  Associate of Applied Science - Mortuary Science

    Initial Accreditation 1997/Last comprehensive review 2017/Next comprehensive review 2024

      Re-accreditation:  April 2018 for period of 7 years with no stipulations

       Most recent Accreditation decision: April 2019 - program to submit comprehensive assessment plan populated with data by September 1, 2019.
      -April 2020 - accepted progress report with updated assessment plan.
      -June 2021 - Program on Administrative Probation during search for new program director. (Standard 1.8)
      -August 2021 - Program returns to good standing; Administrative Probation conditions satisfied. (Interim Program Director named.)
      -August 2022 - new Program Director assumes responsibilities.

       

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