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Career Area: Human Services
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-528-1
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
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Funeral Service Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Funeral Director
Funeral Director/Embalmer
Licensed Funeral Director

Average Median Wage


Funeral Service Programs

The Funeral Service program prepares students for a career as a licensed funeral director and licensed embalmer. A one-year indentured apprenticeship must be served before or after the Funeral Service program. This program offers the advantages of on-campus laboratories fully equipped with modern, state-of-the-art equipment. The curriculum provides instruction through lab experiences, as well as role-playing, to develop skills in arrangement interviewing, merchandising, and conducting of funerals.

Funeral Service is a shared program with Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC). Please see their college webpage for more details, including program and graduation requirements: Funeral Service | MATC. Degree will be conferred by MATC.


Funeral Service Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Blackhawk Funeral Service at Blackhawk
CVTC Funeral Service at CVTC
Fox Valley Funeral Service at Fox Valley
Gateway Funeral Service at Gateway
Milwaukee Area Funeral Service at Milwaukee Area
Northeast Funeral Service at Northeast
Northwood Tech Funeral Service at Northwood Tech