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Pre-Mortuary Science

Funeral directors, also called morticians and undertakers, manage funeral homes, and arrange the details of a funeral. Majoring in Pre-Mortuary Science at the University of Nebraska at Kearney will prepare you for higher education in the field.

PROGRAM INFORMATION GUIDE

Responsibilities in mortuary science:

  • Arrange transportation of the deceased
  • Prepare the body
  • Submit paperwork and legal documents
  • Consult with the deceased’s family
  • Help plan funerals
  • Discuss and plan funerals with people who wish to arrange their own service in advance

Average Salary: $56,850 per year

5% Projected Employment Growth

from 2016 to 2026 according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

PLACEMENT IN CLINICAL PROGRAMS AND PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS

Data based on cumulative placement data for the last 3 years

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