OFFICE: 357 East Road, 516.572.7277.
CHAIRPERSON: Michael F. Mastellone, Michael.Mastellone@ncc.edu.
FACULTY: G. Wingster.
TECHNICAL ASSISTANT: K. Schroeder
COURSES OFFERED: Mortuary Science (MSC).
The following curriculum is offered by this Department:
Mortuary Science (A.A.S.) - This program includes extensive work in the areas of biological science, business,
and social science, as well as instruction within the major area of funeral service.
Candidates for licensure must take the National Board Examination sponsored by the
International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Board. After successfully passing
the national test, graduates must intern for a period of one year as a Registered
Resident prior to receiving the Funeral Director License. The Mortuary Science degree
program at Nassau Community College is accredited by the American Board of Funeral
Service Education (ABFSE), 3414 Ashland Avenue, Suite G, St. Joseph, Missouri, 64506;
Phone: 816.233-3747; Web:www.abfse.org.
National Board Examination pass rates, graduation rates, and employment rates for
this and other ABFSE-accredited programs are available at www.abfse.org. To request a printed copy of this program’s rates go to www.ncc.edu follow links to the Mortuary Science Department Homepage or email at MortuaryScience@ncc.edu or by telephone 516.572.7277.
Registration with the N.Y.S. Bureau of Funeral Directing is required before matriculation
status is granted. Students must supply their own transportation to off-campus assignments.