Memphis, TN, August 26, 2021 –(PR.com
)– Southwest Tennessee Community College has received official notification from the American Board of Funeral Service Education
(ABFSE) that the College’s Funeral Service Education program that was launched in January 2019 and conferred the Associate of Applied Science in Funeral Service Education degree to its first 12 graduates this past May has received full accreditation through 2024. This designation means this year’s graduates and future graduates of the program are eligible to take the National Board Exam to become licensed as a funeral service director and embalmer. Graduates also must complete an apprenticeship and the State of Tennessee funeral service law exam.
“This accreditation is a fantastic stamp of approval of this much-needed program in West Tennessee,” said President Tracy D. Hall. “Our faculty and staff worked exceptionally hard to achieve this prestigious…