Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Funeral Direction and the types of students that study this field. Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc and Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Funeral Direction. Tuition costs for Funeral Direction majors are, on average, $11,821 for in-state public colleges, and $11,100 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Funeral Direction programs are Public, 2-year institutions.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Funeral Direction field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Funeral Direction majors need many skills, but most especially Service Orientation. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Funeral Direction majors need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Operation and Control, and Management of Material Resources.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Funeral Direction majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Management of Financial Resources is very distinctive for majors, but the Service Orientation, Social Perceptiveness, and Speaking are the three most important skills for people in the field.