Purpose

6982The purpose of the College, as approved by the Board of Trustees, is to engage in all activities necessary, useful or expedient to promote and further interest in education, being primarily concerned with educational study and research, disseminating same and teaching the subject of embalming of the human dead; and the business and profession of funeral service.

 

Aims & Objectives

This institution is a non-profit corporation offering post high school education to persons interested in funeral service as a career. The central purpose of the college is to give students an understanding of those areas of knowledge essential to their specialization. The college is dedicated to the advancement of funeral service education and the funeral service profession. It is also dedicated to the ideal that all students:

 

DIFS Purpose

Goals of the College

green button To provide a modern curriculum for the advancement of funeral service education,
green button To fulfill our commitment to the community, our students, and graduates and to the funeral service profession,
green button To maintain and advance high standards in academic subjects and in basic skills and techniques,
green button To provide each student with the opportunity to develop the technical skills and foundation for success in funeral service,
green button To provide each student with the opportunity to develop the technical skills and foundation for success in funeral service,
green button To encourage students to take an active role in community activities,
green button To develop in the students an appreciation of their responsibilities regarding moral and ethical conduct; reverence for the dead; protection of public health; and showing proper dignity, sympathy, efficiency, and confidence as they serve their communities,
green button To create an ongoing desire for professional growth through continuing education and graduate development,
green button To provide a basic understanding of human behavior and the practical application of that understanding to self and others,
green button To develop a responsible attitude towards the funeral service profession and to cooperate with its organizations and agencies,
green button To comply with licensure requirements relative to the profession.
green button To encourage research in the field of funeral service.