Funeral Arts Certificate leads to new career options

Individuals who have an associate degree or higher can become a funeral director in Florida by earning our Funeral Arts Advanced Technology Certificate, passing the Florida Board Exam for Funeral Directing, serving a one-year internship under the direction of a licensed funeral director and passing the Florida Rules and Regulations exam.

The Funeral Arts Advanced Technology Certificate is designed to meet specific state or professional needs. It is not accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education. Students graduating from this program are not eligible to take the National Board Examination or any state board examination for which graduation from an ABFSE accredited program is required.


  • Graduates are eligible to take the Florida State Board Exam for Funeral Directing.


  • Offered completely online
  • These courses apply toward SPC's Funeral Services Associate in Science degree
  • Prerequisites: Applicants must have graduated with at least an associate's degree from a regionally accredited college or university


If you have earned a degree from an accredited college, this online certificate can help you become a funeral director in Florida. You must also pass the Florida Board Exam for Funeral Directing.

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Funeral Arts Certificate Curriculum

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