Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service

The Institute offers two programs – an Associate of Applied Science Degree and a Certificate in Funeral Directing. We have been providing education for funeral service professionals – as funeral directors, embalmers or both – since 1936. The funeral service profession is our sole mission.
Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service is a vocational, post secondary teaching institution with its primary purpose being to educate individuals interested in the subjects comprising the curriculum for licensure and a career in funeral service.

Available Programs

  • Biology
  • Business Communication
  • Business Law
  • Funeral Merchandising
  • Board Review & Externship
  • Composition and Rhetoric
  • Small Business Management
  • Funeral Service Ethics and Compliance
  • Mortuary Law
  • Restorative Art
  • United States History
  • Microbiology
  • Funeral Service History
  • Pathology
  • Embalming

Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service Locations

  • Houston, TX