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    Kansas City Kansas Community College
    Mortuary Science Department

    7250 State Avenue
    Kansas City, KS 66112
    Wiley Wright, Interim Coordinator
    Phone: (913) 288-7607
    FAX: ---
    Email: wwright@kckcc.edu
    Web: https://www.kckcc.edu/academics/degrees-and-certificates/aas/mortuary-science-aas.html
    Accredited Degree Offered: Associate in Applied Science
    Distance Education - NO
    Part-time option available - No

     PROGRAM INFORMATION - Kansas Cit Kansas Community College

    Year

    Total enrolled

    # of New
    Students

    # of
    Grads

    Timely
    Grad*

    Graduation Rate**

    Did not finish***

    Overall %
    Employed

    Employed
    in FS

    2022

    36

    35

    23

    23/23

    95%

    0

    100%

    100%

    2021

    34

    24

    16

    16/16

    94%

    3

    94%

    88%

    2020

    36

    16

    23

    23/23

    89%

    3

    73%

    70%



    * 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 - Kansas City Kansas Community College

    Arts

    Takers

    School
    Pass Rate

    National
    Pass Rate

     

    Sciences

    Takers

    School
    Pass Rate

    National
    Pass Rate

     2022

    21

    95%

     69%

     

     2022

    20

     90%

    64%

      2021

    18

     72%

     68%

     

     2021

    18

      67%

     57%

    2020

    17

    59%

    73%

     

    2020

    17

    59%

    64%


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


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

    Initial Accreditation 1975/Last comprehensive review 2022/Next comprehensive review 2029

      Re-accreditation:  April 2023 for period of seven (7) years from date of last accreditation with one (1) stipulation (submit an updated program assessment by March 1, 2024)
      Most recent Accreditation decisions:  April 2018, accepted assessment plan.
      -January 2021 acknowledged Substantive Change naming new Program Coordinator effective 09-01-2020.
      -January 2022 acknowledged Substantive Change naming Interim Program Coordinator effective 02-17-2022.
      -October 2022 - Probation. Concerns to be addressed no later than September 1, 2023 include provide evidence of an assessment plan that demonstrates assessment results being used for instructional and programmatic improvement, evidence to demonstrate that students are meeting the funeral observation requirements of Standard5.4.8.g.and a status report regarding the Higher Learning Commission actions on institutional probation.
      -April 2023 - Probation concerned addressed. Returned to 'Good Standing'.

     

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