Funeral Service Education Frequently Asked Questions
What is Funeral Service?
Funeral Service is the profession which works with the bereaved, providing sensitive, effective intervention. The funeral service employee provides support to the bereaved; arranges and directs funeral ceremonies; prepares the deceased according to the wishes of the survivors conforming to mortuary law and code of ethics; helps individuals adapt to changes in their lives following a death through counseling and assistance with practical matters.
How do you apply for admission to the FSED Program?
When should you apply for admission to the FSED Program?
- Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
- Score on the ACT, SAT or Delgado College Placement Test sufficient to place the student in college level courses with no remedial reading and possess a strong education background in Biology/Science. Any high school graduate who is under 25 years of age is required by state law to submit ACT scores to the Delgado Office Admissions in order to enroll in the college level courses.
- Possess a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 in all college courses.