The College of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana has been informed that its On the net Affiliate of Utilized Science Degree in Funeral Services Instruction has achieved all ailments for accreditation.
The on line software, which commenced past year, needed a a person-12 months self-research and target check out that assessed on-line classes and online students, among the other conditions. “We are happy to say that after the required a person-calendar year analysis, the on the net diploma has acquired unconditional comprehensive accreditation from the American Board of Funeral Assistance Schooling (ABFSE),” stated Karen Davis, Dean of Wellness Professions.
“The Committee on Accreditation recommended UAHT’s Funeral Assistance Education and learning Program for their partaking educating solutions, student satisfaction, and very long-phrase motivation to excellence,” reported Brad Sheppard, Funeral Products and services Instructor. “The on the internet degree is a all-natural extension of our on-campus program, which has been continuously accredited by the ABFSE considering that 1997 and will reflect the same high-quality training as our on-campus diploma.”
Davis, who has been a section of the funeral services application at UAHT due to the fact 1997, explained, “I am energized for the plan to go ahead into featuring the AAS Funeral Service Education diploma 100% on the net. For lots of students, it is not possible to transfer or give up a comprehensive-time job to go to college as they have other family tasks. The on the web method will enable individuals students to receive their degree even though honoring family members tasks.”
The on the web degree is made to educate college students the skills essential for work as a funeral director and embalmer. Pupils in the software will discover to acknowledge the worth of caring for the bereaved and deceased, conducting funeral services ceremonies and funeral arrangement conferences with family members, preserving and restoring a deceased human body by way of embalming, becoming conscious of correct place of work safety rules for funeral assistance practitioners, and cremation procedures. The diploma is a two-yr, 60-credit score hour plan consisting of general instruction and main funeral education and learning programs. Tuition is really affordable at only $112 for every credit score hour.
At this time, the on the internet software is constrained to residents of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas (resident 30 days prior to the start out of courses).
UAHT also offers the adhering to levels and certificates in Funeral Products and services:
— Certificate of Proficiency in Funeral Directing
— Technical Certificate in Funeral Directing
— Complex Certificate in Funeral Directing – Online
— Affiliate of Utilized Science in Funeral Provider Education – On Campus