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ABFSE Directory of Programs - Wisconsin
 

    Milwaukee Area Technical College - West Campus
    Funeral Service Program

    1200 South 71st  Street
    West Allis, WI 53214
    Gabriel M. Schauf, Program Director
    Phone: (414) 456-5320
    FAX: (414) 456-5441
    Email: schaufg@matc.edu
    Web: https://www.matc.edu/course-catalog/community-human-services/funeral-service.html
    Accredited Degree Offered:  Associate in Applied Science
    Distance Education - NO
    Part-time option available - Yes

     PROGRAM INFORMATION - Milwaukee Area Technical College

    Year

    Total enrolled

    # of New
    Students

    # of
    Grads

    Timely
    Grad*

    Graduation Rate**

    Did not finish***

    Overall %
    Employed

    Employed
    in FS

    2022

    53

    31

    20

    19/20

    100%

    3

    95%

    95%

    2021

    38

    21

    17

    17/17

    80%

    2

    100%

    100%

    2020

    37

    21

    15

    15/15

    94%

    3

    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 - Milwaukee Area Technical College

    Arts

    Takers

    School
    Pass Rate

    National
    Pass Rate

     

    Sciences

    Takers

    School
    Pass Rate

    National
    Pass Rate

     2022

    18

     94%

     69%

     

     2022

    19

     68%

    64%

      2021

    15

     77%

     68%

     

     2021

    14

      83%

     57%

    2020

    17

    94%

    73%

     

    2020

    15

    80%

    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 - Funeral Service

    Initial Accreditation 2000/Last comprehensive review 2021/Next comprehensive review 2028

      Re-accreditation:  October 2015 for period of seven (7) years with Focus Visit and Follow-up report to demonstrate use of assessment data for program improvement.
      Most recent Accreditation decisions:  April 2016 accept Focus Visit report and plans to use assessment data.
      -April 2020 - Program placed on Probation status for failure to maintain three-year average NBE pass rate of at least 60%.(Standard 10.4)
      -April 2021 - Program returned to good standing following demonstration of improved pass rate on the national licensing examination (NBE).
      -October 2021 - re-accredited with one (1) stipulation to demonstrate that faculty report directly or indirectly to the Program Director (Standard 1.7.2).
      -April 2022 - COA accepted the response to stipulation for Standard 1.7.2.
      An updated assessment plan is due by February 15, 2022.
      -October 2022 -In-person follow-up to Virtual Site Visit completed.


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