Admission Requirements & Costs
Applicants are not required to meet the General Admission Requirements for Mount Royal University programs, however, they must complete the following requirements to be considered for admission.
Official transcripts from all high school and post-secondary institution(s) you have attended are required. Final/ official transcripts are transcripts which are sent directly to Mount Royal University from the issuing institution. If you attended high school and certain post-secondary institutions in Alberta, Mount Royal will request these transcripts on your behalf. You will need to request other transcripts if applicable.
All transcripts become the property of Mount Royal University and will not be returned nor photocopied for the student. Visit commonly asked admission questions for more detailed information regarding transcript requirements.
English Language Proficiency requirement
All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency for the purpose of admission if their primary or first language (meaning main language learned and used as a child) is not English. Please see English Language Proficiency Requirement.
In addition to completing the requirements indicated above, applicants must present evidence of funeral-related experience in one of the following ways.
Complete the Mount Royal Introduction to Funeral Service course or
Complete a minimum of 14 hours of documented work or volunteer experience within a funeral home
For all other admission information such as commonly asked questions and dates and deadlines visit the admission site.
Applicants will be considered on a first come, first serve basis for this program.
For costs on a course by course basis, please visit the Funeral tuition fee schedules:
- Funeral Service Diploma 2017-18 Fee Schedule
- Funeral Director Certificate 2017-18 Fee Schedule
- Embalmer Certificate 2017-18 Fee Schedule
There may be additional costs related to travel, accommodations and incidentals. Out-of-town students complete Embalming Practicum and Restorative Art II during a Calgary-based Intensive Institute.
Contact Student Awards and Financial Aid for details.
- Jordan Segura Memorial Scholarship funded by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes for Funeral Service Diploma students only.
- Funeral Service Association of Canada National Scholarship open to any registered student attending a recognized Canadian funeral service education program on a full-time basis and in good academic standing. Application deadline is usually in January.
More Money Matters information.
For more information about these programs:
403.440.6867 or 1.866.616.3606
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