Funeral Service Diploma
The Funeral Service diploma integrates core online courses and experiential learning through a supervised practicum and work experience courses. This 1832-hour program prepares you to be licenses as a Funeral Director and as an Embalmer.
This diploma consists of 19 required courses and can be completed through full-time or part-time studies. If you wish to complete the diploma within one (1) year, we recommend that you follow the sequence outlined in the Program Planning Guide.
Embalming Practicum (XFDC 20023) and Restorative Art II (XFDC 20010) courses are scheduled in Calgary. Students residing outside of the Calgary area will complete these courses during an Intensive Institute. Visit the Plan Your Studies page for more details.
Course registration guide
To get started, please visit the Plan your Studies page for information like:
- Your Program Planning Guide
- Step-by-step registration instructions
- Preparing for work experience and embalming practicum labs
- Information about textbooks, preparing for work experience and embalming practicum labs, and more
It is your responsibility to register in your courses and ensure that the courses you select meet the program and graduation requirements as outlined in the Program Planning Guide.
mruGradU8 is a program audit system and advising tool designed to assist you in reviewing your academic history, identifying requirements you completed, and those requirements that are still needed for graduation. As you move through your diploma, mruGradU8 will become a great planning tool for you to measure your progress.