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The University of Central Oklahoma physical campus will be closed to all but essential employees through May 31.
Alternative instructional delivery methods will be used for the rest of the spring semester, May intersession courses and summer blocks I and II. Many university services will continue to be available online. For more information, visit the university's COVID-19 website.

Assistant Professor

University of Central Oklahoma


Eric Kroier is an entrepreneur and executive who has served his community through building and operating funeral service firms, construction and landscaping businesses, and practicing law for the benefit of the disadvantaged. He joined the Department of Funeral Service in the fall of 2019 to do his part to raise the level of the funeral service professions. 

Classes Taught

Funeral Home Administration

Institute in Funeral Service


Restorative Art

Education and Certifications


Juris Doctorate -- University of Oklahoma, College of Law, 2016

Master of Business Administration -- University of Oklahoma, Price College of Business, 2016

Bachelor of Science, Funeral Service -- University of Central Oklahoma, 2013

Postgraduate Certificate in Orthodox Studies -- University of Wales, Trinity-St. David, 2011

Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy and Religion -- Oklahoma City University, 2006


Licenses and Certifications:

Oklahoma Funeral Director License

Oklahoma Professional Embalmer License

Oklahoma Life Insurance Produce License

In-Sight Institute Certified Celebrant


Bar Admission:

Oklahoma Supreme Court

Eastern District of Oklahoma U.S. Court

Chickasaw Nation District Court

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