Funeral Services Program Admission Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Have a high school diploma or GED (send transcripts to John Tyler Community College.).
  • Complete all developmental English and mathematics courses.
  • Complete the prerequisite courses: ACC 211, FNS 121 (BIO 141* or BIO 145 acceptable substitutions) and CHM 110 with a grade of “C” or better.
  • Complete CST 110, ENG 111, ENG 112, SDV 100, BUS 241, SOC 200, ITE elective and a Health/PE elective unless prior approval is given by Funeral Services Program head.
  • Have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA

Application Deadlines

Students must apply for admission to the Funeral Services Program at JTCC before the application deadlines:
  • August 1 for the Fall semester
  • December 1 for the Spring semester
  • May 1 for the Summer semester

All official transcripts from any other colleges attended must be received by the JTCC registrar prior to admission.

Program Requirements and Special Conditions

Please see JTCC's Funeral Services Program page for a complete list of requirements and conditions.

JTCC Funeral Services