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Funeral & Mortuary Science at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service

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Funeral & Mortuary Science at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service

Every funeral and mortuary science school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the mortuary science program at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service stacks up to those at other schools.

Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service is located in Decatur, Georgia and has a total student population of 237.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Funeral & Mortuary Science section at the bottom of this page.

Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service Funeral & Mortuary Science Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Mortuary Science

Online Classes Are Available at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service offers distance education options for mortuary science at the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree

Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service Funeral & Mortuary Science Rankings

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Mortuary Science Student Demographics at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the mortuary science majors at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service.

Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service Funeral & Mortuary Science Associate’s Program

64% Women
69% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 36% of mortuary science associate's degrees went to men and 64% went to women.

Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service Gender Breakdown of Funeral & Mortuary Science Associate's Degree Grads

Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in mortuary science graduates 36% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service with a associate's in mortuary science.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Funeral & Mortuary Science Majors at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 31
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 13
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Careers That Mortuary Science Grads May Go Into

A degree in mortuary science can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for GA, the home state for Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service.

Occupation Jobs in GA Average Salary in GA
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors 520 $47,120
Funeral Service Managers 460 $72,010

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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