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First-Year Advising Guide - Embalmer Certificate

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Welcome to the Embalmer Certificate at Mount Royal University!

Congratulations on your admission to the Embalmer Certificate. As a student at Mount Royal, you will be able to open doors to a wide range of learning and career opportunities. The information in this guide is a useful resource as you learn about your Mount Royal program. See below to help you plan your first year in the program.

Certificate Overview

The Embalmer certificate integrates core online courses and experiential learning through a supervised practicum and work experience. This 450-hour program prepares you to be licensed as an Embalmer.

The certificate consists of 9 courses that are completed through part-time studies. If you wish to complete the certificate in one (1) year, we recommend that you follow the sequence outlined in the Program Planning Guide.

Embalming Practicum (XFDC 20023 ) and Restorative Art II (XFDC 20010 ) courses are scheduled in Calgary. Students residing outside of the Calgary area will complete these courses during an Intensive Institute. Visit the Plan Your Studies page for more details.


Registering for courses

It is your responsibility to register in your courses and ensure that the courses you select meet the program and graduation requirements. You will register for courses using the registration system found in mymru.ca, Register & Pay tab.

To get started, please visit the Plan Your Studies page for more information like:

  • Your Program Planning Guide
  • Step-by-step registration instructions
  • Registration help sessions
  • Advising help sessions
  • Information about textbooks, orientation, preparing for your first week, and more. 

For additional information on transfer credit, waitlists and more, visit the Registration Resource Website.

Track your progress

mruGradU8 is a program audit system and advising tool designed to assist you in reviewing your academic history, identifying requirements you completed and those that are still needed for graduation. As you move through your certificate, mruGradU8 will become a great planning tool for you to measure your progress.

You will log in to mruGradU8 through your mymru.ca account, under the ‘My Program’ tab (at the bottom of the page). Please visit this page for more information about mruGradU8, including frequently asked questions.

International students

International students completing the program while residing outside of Canada may not be required to obtain a Study Permit.

Your advisor

The Embalmer certificate has a dedicated administration team that is here to support you during your time at Mount Royal. You can connect with your advisor at fde@mtroyal.ca with questions about your course selection and program path.

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