Application and Admissions Quick Facts
We are now accepting Summer 2017 applications. The Campus Program begins May 30, 2017, however, please note this is ONLY for the Associates in Specialized Business Degree. The Distance Education Program will begin June 6, 2017. The deadline for all application materials is April 28, 2017.
For campus applicants who are interested in the Associates in Specialized Technology and Diploma programs, you may submit your application for Fall 2017.
These programs will begin September 25, 2017 and the deadline for all application materials will be August 11, 2017.
For each application, you will be prompted to register for an account. Questions? Email:email@example.com or call 412-362-8500
You may apply to the following programs:
Campus Based Programs
Offered full time or part time – Monday through Friday 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 as part time only
- Associate in Specialized Technology Degree – Funeral Service Arts and Science (2 years)
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.
PIMS is NOT accepting admission applications for its distance education program from the following states:
- North Carolina
- Rhode Island
Finally, the states listed below require that all embalming requirements be completed on campus at Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science.
- New Hampshire
- New Mexico
The above list is constantly evolving because at this time we have reached out to all 50 states and the District of Columbia and may be awaiting responses and/or decisions from many of those listed above. Please check back frequently to check the status of your state.
This new mandate only affects PIMS Distance Education programs. The campus-based programs are not affected. We continue to welcome students from all states.