This academic program is designed to meet specific state or professional needs. It is not accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education. Students graduating from this program will not have the academic credential for licensure in states where graduation from an ABFSE accredited program is required.

Obtaining a Funeral Director License is dependent upon the state you intend to practice. The International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards provides state-specific licensing requirements.

The Technical Certificate in Funeral Directing at the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana is designed to meet the educational prerequisite for licensure as a Funeral Director in the State of Texas. Students interested in becoming licensed as a Funeral Director in the State of Texas should contact the Texas Funeral Service Commission for more information.

Degree Checklist

For more information call 870-722-8289.