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Worsham College of Mortuary Science

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(847) 808-8444
495 Northgate Pkwy
Wheeling, IL 60090
Category: Education & Training


Our mission is to inspire our students to achieve academic and professional excellence by providing quality instruction aimed with the highest of ethical and moral standards, while remaining innovative in our quest to continually strive to advance the funeral service profession as a whole.

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Worsham College of Mortuary Science offers a 1-year associate degree for those interested in a future as a funeral service professional. Students attending Worsham College come from all 50 states and many foreign countries. New students are accepted into the program in March and September.

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Established in 1911, Worsham College of Mortuary Science is a leading funeral director and embalmer school located outside Chicago, Illinois offering a one-year associate degree. Known as the “Harvard of Mortuary Colleges,” Worsham students have one of the highest post-graduate employment rates in the country.

Worsham College of Mortuary Science was founded by Professor Albert Worsham on March 17, 1911, as the Worsham College of Embalming. Professor Worsham was born in 1868, near Connorsville, Indiana, where he worked and trained at a variety of medical schools and hospitals. In 1902, he made the acquaintance of Dr. Carl Barnes, founder and owner of the Barnes School of Anatomy & Embalming in Chicago.


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Heather Braatz – Learning & Development Manager

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