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Funeral & Mortuary Science at Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc

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Funeral & Mortuary Science at Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc

If you are interested in studying funeral and mortuary science, you may want to check out the program at Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

PIMS is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 205.

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.

PIMS Funeral & Mortuary Science Degrees Available

  • Undergrad Certificate in Mortuary Science (1 - 4 Years)
  • Associate’s Degree in Mortuary Science

Online Classes Are Available at PIMS

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

For those who are interested in distance learning, PIMS does offer online courses in mortuary science for the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree

PIMS Funeral & Mortuary Science Rankings

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Mortuary Science Student Demographics at PIMS

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the mortuary science majors at Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc.

PIMS Funeral & Mortuary Science Associate’s Program

51% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 49% of mortuary science associate's degrees went to men and 51% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in mortuary science only graduates about 37% men each year. The program at PIMS may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 12% more women than average.

PIMS Gender Breakdown of Funeral & Mortuary Science Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in mortuary science at PIMS are white. Around 93% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc with a associate's in mortuary science.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Funeral & Mortuary Science Majors at Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 79
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 PA, the home state for Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors 1,260 $50,330
Funeral Service Managers 690 $114,030


*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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