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Funeral Services

This guide will help you find reliable information on funeral services education. Students in this program learn about mortuary law, restorative art, funeral directing, embalming and psychology of grief.

Welcome to the Funeral Services Research Guide

This guide will help you find reliable information on funeral services education and funeral directing, in both print and online sources.  If you have any questions about researching this topic, or about STLCC Libraries, please use the contact information at right, or Ask-A-Librarian.


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STLCC Funeral Programs

The Funeral Service degree program at St. Louis Community College is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE) 992 Mantua Pike, Suite 108, Woodbury Heights, NJ 08097 (816) 233-3747. National Board Examination scores, scholarship information, graduation rates and employment rates for this and other ABFSE accredited programs are available.

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MO Laws, Rules & Regulations Examination Candidate Handbook

MO State Regulations in Funeral Service Licensing, Continuing Education and Pre-need

Related Course Guide for Generations Research

Pay special attention to the websites tab on this guide and to the tab titled, Using the Libraries Search It! tool. 

St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000