The Middle Level Teacher Education Program is a personalized, innovative program at the University of Kentucky. Teacher Candidates will participate in University-School Partnerships with strong collaborations between faculty and classroom teachers. Program completion leads to Kentucky certification in grades 5-9 in two content areas (English, Math, Social Studies, Science).

Our Middle Level Program Faculty includes educators from within the College of Education, faculty from the University community and the Professional Educators from the Bluegrass area.

The Middle Level Education Program is approved by the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

State Authorization & Licensure

If you plan to complete a University of Kentucky online program while living outside of Kentucky, you should check the Out-of-State Students page to determine if the University of Kentucky is authorized to provide this program in your state of residence. If you plan to use the degree to seek licensure, you should also determine if the degree meets the educational requirements for licensure in your state.

Tuition and Fees

For information regarding current program cost please refer to the UK Tuition and Fees page.

Refund Policies

You can find tuition refund policies, deadlines, amounts, and other important information on the UK Student Account Services website.