Application and Admissions Quick Facts

Campus classes start September, January, and June–Applicants MUST have completed applications submitted no later than the designated deadline, which is typically 1 month prior to start. Applicants are encouraged to apply early (may apply up to 1 year in advance of desired start) as seating for ALL programs is competitive. Early acceptance is available for those candidates who submit completed applications and meet all admissions standards.

For each application, you will be prompted to register for an account.  Questions?  Email: admissions@pims.edu or call 412-362-8500, ext. 107

APPLY NOW TO THE PROGRAM BEST SUITED TO HELP YOU BEGIN YOUR FUNERAL SERVICE CAREER:

Campus Based Programs

Offered as normal pace or accelerated pace programs – Class hours typically meet M-F from 8:00am to 1:30pm.

  • Associate in Specialized Business Degree – Funeral Service Management (16 or 20 months)
  • Associate in Specialized Technology Degree – Funeral Service Arts and Science (12 months)
  • Diploma in Embalming and Funeral Directing (12 months)

Distance Education Programs

Offered in cohort format with the majority of students completing in 2 years

  • Associate in Specialized Technology Degree – Funeral Service Arts and Science

Please Note: Not all states have a uniform licensure requirement; it is the student’s responsibility to ensure they have met the educational and licensure requirements of their state. If you have questions, please contact your state board (licensing information can be found at www.nfda.org  or the admissions office at PIMS 412-362-8500 for assistance.