Worsham College of Mortuary Science, founded in 1911, is a private institution offering an Associate’s Degree in twelve months. The College is dedicated to educating men and women for the funeral service profession. Students attending Worsham College come from all 50 states and many foreign countries. Presently, Karl Kann, President and Stephanie Kann, Vice President, both graduates of Worsham College in 1990, are the Chief Administrators of the College. In the tradition set forth by generations, and most notably Joan and Bruno Bak, Stephanie and Karl Kann continue to nurture and guide students. Their mission is to ensure that Worsham College of Mortuary Science grows and evolves, meeting the everchanging needs of the funeral service profession.
Worsham College of Mortuary Science strictly adheres to a personnel policy for faculty, and an admissions policy for students, that assures equal consideration without regard to race, colour, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status or veterans status. For admission students, must complete some college prior to enrolling. The amount of college a student needs depends upon the state in which they wish to obtain a license.
Worsham College of Mortuary Science offers two programs, both are completed within twelve (12) months. The first awards a diploma in Mortuary Science, the second awards an Associate Degree of Applied Science (AAS). The curriculum, regardless of the program a student selects is the same. The difference lies in the entrance requirements. A student candidate must meet the Worsham College entrance requirements and the licensure requirements established by the state in which they intend to practice.