Mortician License in Massachusetts
The state of Massachusetts offers one license for both funeral directors and embalmers. This license will allow you to work in both professions. To qualify for one, you will need to earn your high school diploma, graduate from mortuary college and pass the national board exam. You will also need to complete an apprenticeship.
To maintain your license you will need to complete eight hours of continuing education each year. You can get more information about licensing procedures from the Massachusetts Board of Embalming and Funeral Services.