What Makes Us Different–Makes Us Better
Discover the reasons why Pierce Mortuary Colleges make a great fit for our students.
Continuing a Legacy of Excellence
Pierce Mortuary Colleges have a long-standing history in funeral service education. Founders of funeral homes, nationally known experts in funeral service and renowned funeral service leaders in the field -- have walked these very halls! Pierce Mortuary Colleges is still a dynamic, fast-growing national leader in funeral service education and death care. We are proud of our long tradition of academic excellence and training by world-class faculty members committed to mentoring the next generation of funeral service professionals.
Leader in Education
Besides being one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in funeral service across the United States, Pierce Mortuary Colleges are also among the nation’s most distinguished comprehensive colleges with high-quality programs.
The Next Generation for Success
We meet the challenges of funeral service practitioners in the 21st century and our educators continue to focus on bettering funeral service education and advancing the fundamental understanding of the funeral service profession. Our world-class faculty members are committed to mentoring the next generation of funeral service professionals.
Rise with us
We’ve been making higher education attainable for 300+ years combined. Over the years, we’ve introduced several resources that set us apart from other funeral service programs and help make a college education even more affordable and accessible to working professionals.
Our Degree Programs Cater to Students of all Types
You’ll find a diverse student population at Pierce Mortuary Colleges. Our students come from a variety of backgrounds, and many are working adults (over the age of 21) who are either returning to school or attending college for the first time.
Our Small College Setting Provides You with the Attention You Deserve
Our professional and caring faculty and staff offer valuable experience in their relative fields of expertise and our small class sizes provide adult learners with the one-on-one attention they need to succeed academically.
We Make Getting Your Education Affordable and Accessible
Compared to other funeral service programs across the US, Pierce Mortuary Colleges offer more scholarships overall rather than to just higher ranked students. Individual programs on our campus give individual scholarships as well. Pierce Mortuary Colleges also offers FT students taking our unique accelerated degree format a fixed tuition. This not only is financially beneficial but also helps students aim to graduate sooner. Online courses are also available, and course credits from other accredited institutions are easily transferable.
We are Currently Growing, Expanding, and Creating Traditions
While many other funeral service programs have seemed to reach their peak, Pierce Mortuary Colleges is continuing to grow. Our students get to experience what it is like to be the change in the world around us. They have the opportunity to join in new traditions that will one day be spoken and done by others below us.
Same Rigorous Content, Upgraded Delivery that Fits Your Life
Our online degree programs are effective and smart. Unlike a standard online lecture, PMC’s online courses are highly interactive, engaging each student and ensuring the subject matter is fully understood. This structure also facilitates interaction with the highly recognized faculty on campus and classmates to encourage learning through collaboration. It was specifically designed to provide access to student service resources that PMC offers – to anyone, anywhere.
You’ll Experience an Unmatched Sense of Community
PMC offers an academic experience built around a strong sense of community. It’s one of the things that sets us — and our students — apart from other private colleges and funeral service programs in the U.S.
Meaningful Learning Environment
Our experienced faculty with a unique mix of industry and classroom expertise is determined to help students succeed. Small classes ensure personal attention, effective networking, and a high level of interaction among students and faculty.
A Degree Doesn’t Just Change You
When you earn a degree from Pierce Mortuary Colleges, you’re not just working for your own education. You’re improving the lives of those around you. You’re not only in it for yourself. You overcome obstacles because you believe in more than getting a degree — you believe in future generations. Who will you impact with your degree? A better future doesn’t happen by chance. Make your impact.
Interested in learning more?
By scheduling a visit, you’ll have the opportunity to speak personally with our admissions staff about the many opportunities available to you as an adult student at one of our Pierce Mortuary Colleges.