Department Objectives

    • * To enlarge the background and knowledge of students about the funeral service profession
    • * To educate students in every phase of funeral service, and to help enable them to develop the proficiency and skills necessary of the profession
    • * To educate students concerning the responsibilities of the funeral service profession to the community at large
    • * To emphasize high standards of ethical conduct
    • * To provide curriculum at the post secondary level of instruction
    • * To encourage research in the field of funeral service

Welcome to the Funeral Service Department at the University of Central Oklahoma

Interested in pursuing a degree that integrates the study of Anatomy, Art, Business, Chemistry, Law, Marketing & Psychology?

The UCO funeral service program is designed to prepare students for a successful career in funeral directing and embalming.

Contact us


phone:  (405) 974-5001

The University of Central Oklahoma is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

The Funeral Service Program at The University of Central Oklahoma is accredited by the

American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE)

3414 Ashland Avenue, Suite G, St. Joseph, Missouri 64506 (816) 233-3747 Web:

  Funeral Service programs are offered at the University of Central Oklahoma on both the baccalaureate level and the Certificate of Completion level.

National Board Examination scores, graduation rates, and employment rates for this and other ABFSE-accredited programs are available at To request a printed copy of this program's scores and rates, go to: UCO Department of Funeral Service, CHS 154, 100 North University Drive, Edmond OK 73034 or by e-mail at, or by telephone, (405) 974-5001.



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