• WANT TO CHANGE THE WORLD?

    Teaching is one way to impact the world for the better. We offer many programs that prepare students for certification. Whether you want to teach middle school students or become a STEM teacher, check out the ways the College of Education can prepare you to change the world.

    WANT TO CHANGE THE WORLD?
  • MORE THAN 70 PROGRAMS

    You might be surprised to learn not all our programs are in PreK-12 and higher education fields. We also prepare health professionals, sports leaders, counseling psychologists, rehabilitation counselors, and instructional systems designers, to name just a few. Explore our many options to prepare you for a meaningful career!

    MORE THAN 70 PROGRAMS
  • WORLD CLASS FACULTY

    Long recognized as a leader in education and health professions, our University of Kentucky College of Education faculty take great pride in producing well-prepared professionals, ready to join local and global efforts in addressing some of society’s most critical needs.

    WORLD CLASS FACULTY
  • Rising Star

    “As a teacher I look forward to changing children’s educational lives. I want to be able to encourage them to learn new things. I look forward to meeting those students who grew up in the same type of living environment as me and being able to change their views about learning.” Read more >

    Rising Star
  • RESEARCH & REFLECTION FOR LEARNING & LEADING

    “There are so many diverse educational backgrounds in the College of Education, I feel that I’m constantly absorbing new information.” – student Sheryl Means.
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    RESEARCH & REFLECTION FOR LEARNING & LEADING
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The Arvle and Ellen Thacker Turner Research Fund was established at the UK College of Education to provide mini-grants in support of the research efforts of doctoral graduate students in the college. Grants of up to $1,000 are available to College of Education doctoral candidates who have passed their qualifying examination and are working on their dissertation. Letter of study...
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The Fund for Transforming Education in Kentucky and the University of Kentucky College of Education’s Next Generation Leadership Academy are launching a statewide effort to galvanize schools, businesses and communities to quickly and effectively transform Kentucky’s public schools into systems that promote deeper learning. Most Kentucky students still experience public education as it was originally designed over 120 years ago. Though...
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