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    Ivy Tech Community College - Central Indiana
    Mortuary Science Program

    9301 E. 59th Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46216
    Jonathon DeHart, Program Chair
    Phone: (317) 921-4325
    FAX: (317) 916-7608
    Email: jdehart13@ivytech.edu
    Web: www.ivytech.edu/mortuary-science/index.html
    Accredited Degree Offered:  Associate of Applied Science
    Distance Education - NO

     PROGRAM INFORMATION - Ivy Tech Community College - Central Indiana

    Year

    Total enrolled

    # of New
    Students

    # of
    Grads

    Timely
    Grad*

    Graduation rate

    Did not finish**

    Overall %
    Employed

    Employed
    in FS

    2021

    0

    0

    13

    11/13

    81%

    3

    31%

    31%

    2020

    67

    16

    23

    23/23

    79%

    6

    87%

    87%

    2019

    74

    29

    13

    13/13

    87%

    2

    100%

    92%



    * 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 - Ivy Tech Community College - Central Indiana

    Single Year

    School Pass Rate

    National Pass Rate

     

    Single Year

    School Pass Rate

    National Pass Rate

    2021 Arts

    64%

    68%

     

    2021 Sciences

    45%

    57%

    2020 Arts

    67%

    73%

     

    2020 Sciences

    57%

    64%

    2019 Arts

    75%

    72%

     

    2019 Sciences

    58%

    63%


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

    Initial Accreditation 2008/Last comprehensive review 2018/Next comprehensive review 2025

      Re-accreditation:  October 2018 for period of seven (7) years
      Most recent Accreditation decisions: October 2018 re-accreditation with no stipulations following receipt of updated assessment plan.
      -June 2021 - Program on Administrative Probation during search for new program director. (Standard 1.8) A new cohort of students will not be admitted to the program until new funeral service staff is in place.
      -August 2021 - Status changed to 'Show Cause' why accreditation should not be removed by February 15, 2022 due to inadequate staffing.
      -April 2022 - Program is returned to good standing with hiring of new Program Director.

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    Mid-America College of Funeral Service
    3111 Hamburg Pike
    Jeffersonville, IN 47130
    Melissa Traino, Program Director
    Phone: (812) 288-8878
    FAX: (812) 288-5942
    Email: mtraino@mid-america.edu
    Web Site: www.mid-america.edu/academics/programs-degrees
    Accredited Degrees Offered: Associate of Applied Science; Bachelor of Science
    Distance Education - YES (AAS degree and BS degree completion)

     PROGRAM INFORMATION - Mid-America College of Funeral Service

    Year

    Total enrolled

    # of New
    Students

    # of
    Grads

    Timely
    Grad*

    Graduation rate

    Did not finish**

    Overall %
    Employed

    Employed
    in FS

    2021

    355

    264

    51

    51/51

    69%

    112

    92%

    67%

    2020

    162

    101

    61

    61/61

    79%

    9

    72%

    79%

    2019

    183

    136

    65

    64/65

    92%

    51

    91%

    65%



    * 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 - Mid-America College of Funeral Service

    Single Year

    School Pass Rate

    National Pass Rate

     

    Single Year

    School Pass Rate

    National Pass Rate

    2021 Arts

    78%

    68%

     

    2021 Sciences

    57%

    57%

    2020 Arts

    71%

    73%

     

    2020 Sciences

    44%

    64%

    2019 Arts

    44%

    72%

     

    2019 Sciences

    36%

    63%


    Contact the program directly for information regarding success of Distance Education graduates.


    Accreditation
    Program and Institution Accredited by ABFSE:  Associate of Applied Science and Bachelor of Science - Funeral Service

    Initial Accreditation 1981/Last comprehensive review 2016/Next comprehensive review 2023

      Re-accreditation:  October 2016 for period of seven (7) years with approval of new Bachelor of Science degree in Funeral Service to include disclosure statement "not regionally accredited."
      Most recent Accreditation decisions:  April 2018 - Approved distance education for delivery of the accredited AAS degree program with Focus Visit. Focus Visit review by COA in October 2020.
      -April 2020 - Program placed on probation for failure to meet Standard 10.4 - three-year average NBE pass rate less than 60%.
      Administrative Probationary Accreditation for failure to submit a timely and accurate Annual Report.
      -October 2020 - Probationary Accreditation status removed.
      -Focus Visit follow-up requires a completed assessment plan due February 2021.
      -April 2021 - COA acknowledges receipt of the distance education assessment plan. Next assessment plan update, to be submitted by February 15, 2022, must demonstrate how the assessment data is used for program improvement.

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    Vincennes University
    Funeral Service Education Program

    1002 North First Street
    Vincennes, IN 47591
    Geoffrey Hodgson, Program Director
    Phone: (812) 888-5469
    FAX: (812) 888-4550
    Email: ghodgson@vinu.edu
    Web Site: www.vinu.edu/web/guest/major/funeral-service-education-a-s-career-tech
    Accredited Degrees Offered:  Associate of Applied Science; Associate of Science
    Distance Education - YES

     PROGRAM INFORMATION - Vincennes University

    Year

    Total enrolled

    # of New
    Students

    # of
    Grads

    Timely
    Grad*

    Graduation rate

    Did not finish**

    Overall %
    Employed

    Employed
    in FS

    2021

    63

    39

    14

    14/14

    87%

    14

    50%

    50%

    2020

    77

    44

    12

    12/12

    80%

    26

    67%

    67%

    2019

    87

    41

    17

    17/17

    100%

    37

    88%

    41%



    * 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 - Vincennes University

    Single Year

    School Pass Rate

    National Pass Rate

     

    Single Year

    School Pass Rate

    National Pass Rate

    2021 Arts

    75%

    68%

     

    2021 Sciences

    67%

    57%

    2020 Arts

    67%

    73%

     

    2020 Sciences

    85%

    64%

    2019 Arts

    86%

    72%

     

    2019 Sciences

    57%

    63%


    Contact the program directly for information regarding success of Distance Education graduates.


    Accreditation
    Program Accredited by ABFSE:  Associate of Applied Science; Associate of Science - Funeral Service Education

    Initial Accreditation 1978/Last comprehensive review 2016/Next comprehensive review 2023

      Re-accreditation:  October 2016 for period of seven (7) years
      Most recent Accreditation decisions:  April 2018 - 'Show Cause' was removed in April 2019 based on improvement of national licensing examination pass rates.  Program is in good standing.
      -April 2020 - COA reviewed progress report on institution's status with Higher Learning Commission.


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