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State Board Exam Study Guide

The Conference has prepared a study guide to help you prepare for the State Board Examination (SBE).The cost for the SBE Study Guide isr $35.00, which includes all shipping and handling (no taxes apply).

Although the Study Guide MAY be helpful for other tests that cover the Funeral Service Arts, it has been compiled specifically for State Board Arts Exams that are administered by The Conference.

Those states include:

Alabama Louisiana North Carolina Texas
Alaska Maryland Ohio Washington
Arizona Mississippi Oregon
Florida Missouri South Carolina
Idaho Nevada Tennessee

The SBE Study guide includes:

  • Test Content Outlines
  • Professional Expectations
  • Glossary Items
  • Sample Test Questions for Each of the Following Topics:
    • Funeral Directing
    • Funeral Service Merchandising
    • Funeral Service Counseling
    • Regulatory Compliance
    • Cemetery & Crematory Operations
  • as well as:
    • Appendices for Reference

Please Note: No study guide can make up for information you did not learn in a classroom. The study guide is to be used to refresh, reinforce and organize knowledge that you have already learned! If you have not been in a classroom, you are responsible for learning the information on your own. The study guide is designed for review only.


Order Online Now

Click the button above to place your SBE Study Guide order online securely via your PayPal account, Visa or MasterCard. $35.00 each (includes all charges)

Mail Your Order

The cost of the SBE Study Guide – Volume V is $35.00. Orders are shipped via U.S. Postal Service within two business days from the date your order is received. NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE ON STUDY GUIDES.

SBE Study Guide Volume V Order Form (PDF).

You will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader program to view the form.


The International Conference accepts only money orders or cashier’s checks for mail-in order. All credit card orders must be completed online. To order, please download and print the form, enclose appropriate payment and mail the completed order to:

The Conference
1885 Shelby Lane
Fayetteville, AR 72704