Kansas City Kansas Community College
Mortuary Science Department
7250 State Avenue
Kansas City, KS
Wiley Wright, Interim Coordinator
Phone: (913) 288-7607
Accredited Degree Offered: Associate in Applied Science
Distance Education - NO
Part-time option available - No
* Timely graduation = complete program in 1½ 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.
School pass rate is based on 1st time test takers within one year of graduation.
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'.