Mixed Reactions As Ghanaian University Introduces Certificate Program In Mortuary Science And Funeral Services
Pentecost University, a privately owned Ghanaian University located at Sowutuom in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana has introduced a new certificate program named Mortuary Science And Funeral Services.
According to the University, the program will teach students the science and humanities involved in keeping deceased bodies with dignity, reducing pressure and ameliorating the agony of deceased families.
The course will also focus on the technicalities and the art of mortuary and funeral services. It will equip and certify insurance officers, mortuary attendants, funeral service providers, event planners, counsellors, pastors etc with the ethics, professionalism and technicalities in aspects relevant to their respective fields.
Although funerals and funeral services are a big deal in Ghana, Social media has since the announcement of the new certificate program by the University been inundated with mixed reactions.
Check out some of the reactions on the post below.
The launch of the certificate program is expected to place at Phase II auditorium of Pentecost University on Tuesday, November 22, 2022.
Founded by The Church of Pentecost, the institution evolved from The Pentecost Bible College which initially trained only Lay Leaders and full-time Ministers for the COP.