Mortuary Science Announcements
New Mortuary Science Licensing Exam is Open!
We are pleased to announce the online, on-demand Minnesota Mortuary Science Licensing Exam is open and available for interns and morticians seeking a license through reciprocity. We are excited to offer the exam in a way that meets the needs and demands of the industry.
- Eligible students or morticians seeking reciprocity can register for the exam at Mortuary Science State Licensing Exam.
- The cost is $125.
- A test date will be scheduled with the applicant.
- The exam is scored immediately, which allows the newly licensed mortician to begin practicing and has built-in security features which protect the integrity of the exam and the identity of the applicant.
When you are ready to take the exam, please register using the link above. If you have questions about the new exam, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guides for Addressing Deaths by Suicide and Overdose
Funeral director resource guides are now available to provide a resource for having difficult discussions addressing deaths by suicide and overdoses.
2020 Pre-Need Trust Fund Report submission period ends March 31
The 2020 Pre-Need Trust Fund Report deadline is fast approaching! Reports must be submitted by March 31, 2021.
The forms can be found on the Mortuary Science website at Mortuary Science Pre-Need Information. There are three forms to choose from. Please choose a format that works best for your establishment reporting.Please submit your report by March 24 to allow MDH staff five business days to process your report. If it is submitted after March 24, we cannot guarantee it will be processed by the March 31 deadline.
Sept. 17 Conference Call
The Minnesota Department of Health Mortuary Science Section staff held the second industry-wide conference call on Thursday, Sept.17. Staff provided updates and answered questions.
June 4 Conference Call
Information about Unlicensed Staff
Mortuary Science Temporary Licenses Issued
Farrah G. Welch
Kari J. Hannen
Johanna M. Heinecke
Alexandra J. Hacker
Danny R. Collins
Steven P. Tibbetts
MN – all counties
Michael R. Anderson
Bryan A. Hugeback
Stephanie M. Kirchgesler
James L. McDaniel
Hennepin County, Ramsey County and St. Louis County
Amber C. Tegeler
Temporary License T20-02
Fillmore County and Mower County
Emily A. Erickson
Temporary License T20-01