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Consistent with revised CDC guidance, vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals are recommended to wear a mask when in public indoor spaces where COVID-19 virus transmission is considered substantial or high.

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The Department of Funeral Service recognizes the importance of funeral service education personnel as members of a human services profession; members of the community in which they serve; participants in the relationship between bereaved families and those engaged in the funeral service profession; professionals knowledgeable of and compliant with federal, state, provincial/territorial, and local regulatory guidelines (in the geographic area where they practice); as well as professionals sensitive to the responsibility for public health, safety and welfare in caring for human remains.

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Curriculum

Today's competitive, rapidly changing world requires depth and agility in the workplace. To prepare students to meet these challenges, UCO and the College of Mathematics and Science provides students with opportunities for life-changing intellectual experiences that take place both inside and beyond the classroom. We call this "Transformative Learning." Transformative Learning is a holistic process that places students at the center of their own active and reflective learning experiences.

Degree Sheet

 Funeral Services Certificate

Scholarships & Tuition Waivers

Incoming freshmen are eligible for a variety of scholarships within the General Academic Scholarship Program. There are multiple scholarships specific to the College of Mathematics and Science.

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Career Opportunities

Funeral Service career opportunities include: 

  • Embalmer
  • Small business owner
  • Cremation services

Meet the Faculty

Learn more about faculty in the Department of Funeral Science.