Incorporated in 1975, the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice has been awarding the highest professional designation in funeral service, Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP), for nearly 50 years. 

With 2,300 members worldwide, 1,700 of whom have achieved the designation of Certified Funeral Service Practitioner, a robust Academy membership continues this legacy of excellence.

APFSP is proud to offer the CFSP designation program for funeral service practitioners which allows funeral professionals to accomplish educational, professional, and community oriented goals in an organized fashion; recognizing funeral directors who raise and improve the overall standards of the funeral service profession.