New Jersey Funeral Continuing Education Requirements and License Renewal

Elite provides convenient online courses that meet New Jersey funeral continuing education requirements.

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6 Mandatory Hours
4 Elective Hours
10 Total Hours

Learn what's required for your funeral directors license in New Jersey

This funeral directors licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the State Board of Mortuary Science of New Jersey. We recommend you contact the State Board of Mortuary Science of New Jersey for more detailed information or changes.

If you obtain funeral directors licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

New Jersey Funeral Directors: Funeral Director

Total Hours Required: 10
Mandatory Hours: 6
Elective Hours: 4
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 02/28/2021
Next Education Due Date: 02/28/2021

Online Info

Mandatory subjects:
  • 1 hour - OSHA
  • 2 hours- Preneed funeral arrangements (must be in-person) 
  • 3 hours-  Each Funeral directing ethics and New Jersey Law and Rules relating to the practice of mortuary science (must be in-person)

Online Limitations

Half of the continuing educations courses are approved to be completed by home-study.


No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: State Board of Mortuary Science of New Jersey
Phone: 9735046425
124 Halsey Street
Newark, NJ 07102

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.