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Kansas Funeral Continuing Education Requirements

What are the Funeral Continuing Education requirements for Kansas?

Funeral Directors & Embalmers

12 hours total

Crematory Operator/Cremationist

2 hours total

Funeral Director, Embalmer and Crematory Combined Licenses

14 hours total

When does Kansas Funeral CE have to be completed?

The license term is every two (2) years, as follows:
  • A-L last names renew in even years
  • M-Z last names renew in odd years
Review the renewal date chart on the Board’s website for specific license expiration dates.

Can Funeral CE courses be repeated?

Courses cannot be repeated more than once in a 2 year license term.

Are there any Funeral CE credit type limits?

Self-Study: Maximum 6 CE hours

Crematory Operator CE credits can also be used for Funeral Director/Embalmer credit--but NOT both. For example: If a licensee completes a 3 hour course marked as eligible for Crematory Operator/Cremationist credit, then 2 hours will count toward the Crematory Operator/Cremationist CE requirement and 1 hour will count toward the Funeral Director/Embalmer CE requirement.

Can Funeral CE course hours carry over to the next renewal cycle?

Licensees are allowed to carry over a maximum of 6-CE hours every renewal period.

What is the Kansas Funeral license renewal process?

The Board will mail a renewal notice at least 45 days prior to license renewal. Licensees must submit renewal form and required fee to the Board.

Renew online

What are the WebCE Kansas Funeral CE course requirements?

  • WebCE courses are online approved self-study courses with non-monitored open-book final exams. Students should read through course material then complete exam.
  • Passing score: 70%
  • If the final exam is not passed on the first attempt, students have an unlimited number of retakes.

What is the access period for WebCE Kansas Funeral CE courses?

12 months from the original date of purchase

How often does WebCE report Kansas Funeral CE course completions?

Once a week to the Kansas Board of Mortuary Arts

Does WebCE supply a certificate of completion for Kansas Funeral CE courses?

Online PDF certificates of completion are available to print immediately after the final exam is passed. Licensees should retain their certificates for auditing purposes.

What are the Kansas Funeral CE requirements for non-residents?

Non-residents are exempt from CE for Kansas if their home state requirement is the same or greater than the requirement for Kansas. Licensure in the home state for at least one year is required.

Are there any CE exemptions?

  • First time renewal
  • On inactive status (not actively engaged in the practice of funeral directing)
  • Illness or disability. Please contact the Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts for more information.

Who to contact for additional questions

Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts

This information is based on state laws and regulations and is subject to change. WebCE makes every effort to make sure this information is current and accurate, however, WebCE is not engaged in rendering legal or professional advice and shall not be held responsible for inaccuracies contained herein. We urge you to check with your state's licensing department for complete and current information about its licensing rules and requirements.
Last updated on 2/8/2024