Online Mortuary Science Program

The Wayne State University Mort Sci Online Program offers a Bachelor of Science in Mortuary Science degree that meets the educational requirements for licensure in every state. Get the education you want and the credentials you need with the freedom to choose your own schedule – at WSU's affordable in-state tuition rate.

Online courses are taught by qualified faculty in each funeral service discipline who are committed to student interaction and success. Students can gain practical experience during the program at a funeral home close to home.

The admission requirements and application process are the same for both the online and in-person degree programs.

  • Student-Centered service and support
  • Diverse student community
  • HLC and ABFSE accredited program with 95% job placement rate

Online program benefits

  • Flexible schedule

    Flexible schedule

    Access your classes when you want and from where you want.  Life is busy, and online courses allow you the flexibility to complete the program still balancing work and family life.  Take all of your classes online or have a hybrid schedule of online and traditional classes.

  • In-state tuition

    In-State Tuition

    Out-of-state students who enroll in the fully-online program pay in-state tuition regardless of their state of residence.

  • Regionally accredited degree

    A regionally accredited bachelor's degree

    Do you want to practice in a state that requires a bachelor's degree or will soon require one? Do you want the ability to transfer your mortuary science credits toward a graduate or other degree? WSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and credits earned in the Mortuary Science Program are fully transferable.

  • Faculty and peer interaction

    Faculty and peer interaction

    Taking an online course doesn't mean you have to sacrifice the ability to interact and collaborate with your instructors and fellow students. Through virtual office hours, video conferencing, discussion boards and more, you will have access to an academic community built on experience and innovation.