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Mortuary science is the study of embalming, the preparation of human remains for burial and cremation, and funeral directing. Those who successfully complete the Mortuary Science Program, which includes passing the National Board Exam, are prepared to operate a funeral establishment or to serve as a pathologist’s assistant, autopsy assistant, anatomical embalmer, anatomical technician, or thanatologists assistant.

In this guide you will find resources that are relevant to topics in mortuary science.

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Important Websites

  • International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards
    "The Conference" administers the National Board Exam, required for licensure in the field of funeral service and embalming. This page includes links to purchase the _The National Board Exam Study Guide_ and _The Practice National Board Exam_.
  • UDC-CC Library Resource Room
    This page provides hours and contact info for the LRD Resource Room at the Community College at 801 N Capitol St NE, Room 211.

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