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First-Year Advising Guide - Funeral Director Certificate

Welcome to the Funeral Director Certificate at Mount Royal University!

Congratulations on your admission to the Funeral Director 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 Funeral Director Certificate integrates online courses and experiential learning through supervised work experience. This program prepares you to be licensed as a funeral director.

The certificate consists of 12 courses that are completed through part-time studies. If you wish to complete the certificate in one year, we recommend that you follow the sequence outlined in the Program Planning Guide. 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 as outlined in the Program Planning Guide. You will register for courses using the registration system found in mymru.ca, Register & Pay tab.

To get started with your course selection, please visit the Plan your Studies page for information like:

  • Your Program Planning Guide
  • Step-by-step registration instructions with the Course Registration Tutorial 
  • 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 have completed, and those requirements 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. Please visit this page for more information about mruGradU8, including frequently asked questions.

In order to ensure that your curriculum is current, please click the ‘Process New’ tab at the top of the audit every time that you login to mruGradU8.

International students

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

Your advisor

The Funeral Director 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.