Associate in Funeral Service
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service

Program Details

The online Associate in Funeral Service provides a basic foundation for individuals in the industry.  Courses offer balanced, comprehensive, academic training for future funeral service practitioners.  Courses include Principles of Embalming, Death and Human Development, Crematory & Cemetery Operations, Mortuary Law, and Anatomy.


A two-week clinical capstone course at the AAMI campus in New York City is required.

  • Official high school transcript or evidence of high school equivalency
  • Official college transcript from any colleges or universities attended
  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Two forms of ID for residency

Special Accreditation

American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE)

School Accreditation Statement

American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation

Geographic Restrictions

Not approved for students residing in Alabama, Arkansas, Michigan, Nebraska, and Oregon.