The Funeral Service Education program provides you with the opportunity to become proficient in basic funeral service skills. In addition to the general education courses offered, technical courses such as human anatomy, embalming theory and practice, embalming chemistry, restorative arts, funeral law, and funeral home operations are taught.
Graduates, upon passing the state or national exam and completing an internship in a funeral home, will be qualified for employment as embalmers and/or funeral directors.
This program is offered at WCC through a partnership with Fayetteville Technical Community College. You will complete your first two semesters at Wayne Community College, then finish your degree through Fayetteville Technical Community College.
All classes in this program are available on-campus or completely online!
Tuition for students taking fewer than 16 semester hours is $76.00 per semester hour for in-state students and $268.00 per semester hour for out-of-state students. Students enrolled for six or more semester hours credit will be charged a $30 student activity fee and a $16 technology fee; those enrolled for less than six semester hours will be charged a $15 student activity fee and an $8 technology fee. No student activity will be charged during the Summer Term.