Mortuary Science and Embalming Embalmer Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals for licensure as embalmers and morticians. Includes instruction in pathogenic microbiology, systematic pathology, thanatochemistry, gross anatomy, clinical mortuary science, embalming, restorative art, applicable laws and regulations, and special services such as cremation and preparations required by specific religious communities. Is Mortuary Science and Embalming Embalmer the right major for you?
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Mortuary Science and Embalming Embalmer Major

What Courses Do Mortuary Science and Embalming Embalmer Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Mortuary Science and Embalming Embalmer majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

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