Prepare to Inspire and Lead

At the UK College of Education, you will be prepared to inspire and lead as teachers, health professionals, and sports leaders. With more than 70 programs, we take pride in helping students become well-prepared professionals, ready to address some of society’s most critical needs. Our graduates go on to be teachers as well as doctors, counseling psychologists, instructional designers, rehabilitation counselors, and many more careers that begin here.

Interested in sports, medical careers, or health and wellness?

Kinesiology is the third-largest major at the University of Kentucky, preparing students for a wide range of careers, graduate programs, and professional schools.

Kinesiology (Exercise Science) Health Promotion

Want to help empower people?

Explore one of our new undergraduate programs! Leadership for Community Education and Human Learning prepares students to facilitate educational programming for youth and adult learners within communities and organizations. Interdisciplinary Disability Studies focuses on empowerment of people with disabilities to live full lives.

Leadership for Community Education & Human Learning Interdisciplinary Disability Studies


Become part of a Living Learning community!

Living Learning Communities are residential programs that provide a special opportunity to live on campus with other students in your major. You can be part of a close-knit community that knows you and has similar interests. You’ll share fun experiences as you explore the Lexington area, study together, and engage in community service.

EdLife Scholars is for first year students who are pursuing undergraduate degrees at the University of Kentucky and are interested in education or health and wellness. This community offers two tracks, one for students interested in careers in Education and one for students who want to pursue careers in Health and Wellness.