We offer textbooks for students, funeral directors and educational institutions



‣  21st Century Funeral Directing and Funeral Service Management

‣  Ethics in Funeral Service
‣  Restorative Art and Science

‣  Funeral Service Psychology and Counseling

‣  A Walk Through Time...A History of Funeral Service

Thanos Institute was founded in 1981 to help funeral directors educate the public through Home-Study Continuing Education for Licensed Funeral Directors and Embalmers, and through educational programs for Funeral Associations


About Us


You’ve made an important and wise decision.

You’re ready to improve your studies and want to get off to the right start. We are here to help.  We offer textbooks for Funeral Directors, students and educational institutions Across North America.

How long have we been in business?

For over 3 decades Thanos has been the leading force behind the development of traditional "Home Study" continuing education courses for licensed funeral directors Founded by Dr. Ralph L.Klicker.

Lifelong Learning for Funeral Directors