Continuing education is a common and growing part of mortuary science. Better than 30 states require continuing education for mortuary professionals to retain their license to practice. This is to protect the overall health and welfare the public and professionals who care for the deceased. Aditionally, morticians and embalmers seeking to manage their own business can benefit from continuing education indirectly linked to mortuary science.
Mortuary professionals will not find themselves facing a shortage of continuing education options. Several mortuary science associations such as the Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC) offer seminars and conferences that count as continuing education in some cases. Aditionally, many schools offer traditional forms of continuing education, including online courses related to mortuary science.
Some programs associated with continuing education in mortuary science include:
- Business Management
- Public Relations