Board Scores

Mortuary Science Advisory Committee

 

This committee is comprised of licensed funeral directors who are active in the funeral service profession. The members include:

Board Directors
Bob Martin Funeral Director Martin-Hollis Funeral Home
Larry Jameson Funeral Director Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral Home, Inc.
James Gilkesson Funeral Director Simons Mortuary
Tim Whiteside Funeral Director Mason-White Funeral Home
Roland McDougald Funeral Director Fetcher & MacDougald
Todd Ettinger Funeral Director Hinchliff-Pearson-West, Inc.
Mark Thomas Funeral Director Watson Thomas Funeral Home
George Hurd Funeral Director Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home
Scott Brown Funeral Director McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home
Brian Schmitz Funeral Director Hofbauer Schmitz Link Funeral Homes
Stephanie Dieters Funeral Director Dieters Funeral Home
Geoff Hurd Funeral Director Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home
Whitney Hollenbaugh Funeral Director George M. Wittich-Lewis Funeral Home

 

 

American Board of Funeral Service Education

The Mortuary Science program at Carl Sandburg College is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE), 992 Mantua Pike, Suite 108 Woodbury Heights, NJ 08097PH.
816-233-3747
www.abfse.org

Carl Sandburg College
Mortuary Science Program
2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
P.O. Box 1407
Galesburg, IL 61401-9576

 

 

Tim Krause, Coordinator
Last Accr./Next Accr: 2003/2010
Program Accredited by ABFSE: Associate of Applied Science
Phone: 309-345-8501
Fax: 309-341-1040
E-mail: tkrause@sandburg.edu

 

PROGRAM INFORMATION - Carl Sandburg

Graduation rates

 

Year

Total

enrolled

# of New Students

# of Grads

Timely Grad*

Graduation

rate

Did not finish**

Overall % Employed

Employed

In FS

2018

36

18

12

12/12

100%

4

100%

92%

2017

29

19

14

14/14

100%

3

86%

86%

2016

32

17

11

11/11

55%

4

100%

64%

 

*Timely graduation = complete program in 1½ times designated program length.

**Left before completing the program; did not finish.

 

NATIONAL BOARD STATISTICS - Carl Sandburg

Board Scours

3 year Average

% Pass Arts

% Pass Sciences

2016 - 2018

63%

87%

2015 - 2017

65%

90%

2014 - 2016

66%         

85%

Most recent

# Takers

# Passed

2018 Arts

12

6

2018 Sciences

13

10

Accreditation

Program Accredited by ABFSE:  Associate of Applied Science - Mortuary Science

Initial Accreditation 1997/Last comprehensive review 2017/Next comprehensive review 2024

Re-accreditation:  April 2018 for period of 7 years with one stipulation.

Most recent Accreditation decision:  April 2019 – accepted progress report providing evidence of faculty evaluation to satisfy April 2018 stipulation.