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    University of District of Columbia Community College
    Mortuary Science Program

    5171 South Dakota Avenue NE, Office126
    Washington, DC 20017
    John Kirksey, Acting Program Director
    Phone: (202) 274-5651
    Email: john.kirksey@udc.edu
    Web: www.udc.edu/cc/programs-majors/mortuary-science-aas
    Accredited Degree Offered:  Associate of Applied Science
    Distance Education - NO
    Part-time option available - No

     PROGRAM INFORMATION - University of District of Columbia

    Year

    Total enrolled

    # of New
    Students

    # of
    Grads

    Timely
    Grad*

    Graduation Rate**

    Did not finish***

    Overall %
    Employed

    Employed
    in FS

    2022

    11

    6

    5

    5/5

    100%

    0

    100%

    20%

    2021

    20

    9

    6

    6/6

    100%

    1

    100%

    33%

    2020

    13

    5

    2

    2/2

    100%

    0

    100%

    100%


    * 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 - University of District of Columbia

    Arts

    Takers

    School
    Pass Rate

    National
    Pass Rate

     

    Sciences

    Takers

    School
    Pass Rate

    National
    Pass Rate

     2022

      1

    0%

     69%

     

     2022

    3

    33%

    64%

      2021

      4

     60%

     68%

     

     2021

    4

     25%

     57%

    2020

      1

    0%

    73%

     

    2020

    0

    No Takers

    64%


    School pass rate is based on 1st time test takers within one year of graduation.

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

    Initial Accreditation 2018/Last comprehensive review 2021/Next comprehensive review 2028
    Initial Accreditation granted:  April 2019 for period of three (3) years with no stipulations. (Three-year accreditation is based on date of last comprehensive review.)

      Most recent Accreditation decisions: Initial Accreditation approved during April 2019 meeting of COA effective to date of Candidacy approval in October 2018.
      -April 2022 - Program reaccredited for period of seven (7) years with requirement to submit an updated assessment plan by February 15, 2023. COA acknowledges the state-of-the-art facilities that support the program, diversity of the administration, opportunities for internal professional development and overall institutional support of the program.
      In person site visit is required as follow-up to 2021 virtual visit.
      -October 2022 - Follow-up visit completed.

       

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