​​Gen​eral Education Requirement:

For students in the Funeral Services AAS, you will complete 18​ credits of general education which are included in the course requirements below.​

For students in the Mortuary Science Advanced Standing Diploma, you will complete an associate degree or equivalent, with at least 15 credits in general education in addition to the courses below.

Mortuary Science Anatomy Courses

In addition to the General Education Requirement, a course in Human Anatomy is required.

DMACC does not offer a Human A​natomy course ​​completely online. However, ​DMACC does offer a "web-blended" Human Anatomy course for which the lecture is online and the student will travel to Ankeny, Iowa to complete the lab portion of the course at the Office of the Iowa State Medical Examiner.​

If you are looking for an online course, we suggest BIO 161 or BIO 175 ​at Indian Hills Community College (  

National Board Examination:

To see the DMACC National Board Pass Rates as well as our Graduation Rates and Job Placement rates go to the Learning Outcomes page linked from the homepage.​​

​To see the DMACC National Board Pass Rate as well as the pass rates for all accredited institutions for the past 3 years, go to​​