​​Gen​eral Education Requirement:

For students in the Funeral Services AAS, you will complete 21 credits of general education which are included in the course requirements below.​

For students in the Mortuary Science Advanced Standing Diploma, you will complete an associate degree or equivalent, with at least 15 credits in general education in addition to the courses below.

Mortuary Science Anatomy Courses

* DMACC does not offer any anatomy courses which are completely online.

DMACC does offer a web-blended Anatomy course for which the lecture is online and the student will travel to Ankeny, Iowa for one three-day lab session at the Office of the Iowa State Medical Examiner.​

If you are looking for an online course, we suggest you take BIO 161 at Indian Hills Community College (, or BIO 163 at Western Iowa Tech Community College (  

National Board Examination:

To see the DMACC National Board Pass Rates as well as our Graduation Rates and Job Placement rates go to the Learning Outcomes page linked from the homepage.​​

​To see the DMACC National Board Pass Rate as well as the pass rates for all accredited institutions for the past 3 years, go to​​