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Important Update:

Due to inclement weather, UCO will be closed Wednesday, Oct. 28. All classes, including virtual classes, and activities are canceled. Offices are closed.


UCO requires all students, faculty, staff and visitors to wear a mask on campus when around others, both indoors and outdoors, and practice physical distancing of at least six feet when possible. If you or someone you know has COVID-19 symptoms, has been directly exposed to COVID-19 or has tested positive, fill out UCO's COVID-19 Self-Reporting form. To learn more about current operations, view the university's coronavirus webpage. View a list of UCO's virtual services.

Department of Funeral Service

Department Chair - Dr. John Fritch
Assistant Chair/Assistant Professor - Lucia Dickinson
Administrative Assistant - Jackie Moffatt

Welcome to the Department of Funeral Service at the University of Central Oklahoma. UCO's funeral service program is one of the few programs in the nation that is accredited to offer a Bachelor of Science degree in funeral service.

The Department of Funeral Service B.S. degree and certificate programs at UCO are accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE), 992 Mantua Pike, Suite 108, Woodbury Heights, NJ 08097, 816-233-3747

UCO is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission/North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

National Board Examination scores, graduation rates, and employment rates for this and other ABFSE-accredited programs are available. To request a printed copy of this program's rates, contact the UCO Department of Funeral Service, Coyner Health Sciences Room 154, or by email or by telephone, 405-974-5001.