Why the UK College of Education?

We work diligently with our students to discover how to turn their interests into successful careers. Our strong partnerships with schools and communities provide an environment where students see their work occurring not just within the walls of academic buildings, but also in local, state, and global communities. Our faculty members provide students with opportunities to make a difference and conduct innovative and meaningful research.

The UK College of Education is home to world-class faculty and staff who serve as innovators and leaders in their fields. The College is comprised of seven academic departments. You can view more information about them here. Our faculty and staff are also engaged in community and organization activities both locally and globally. You can view more information about our engagement activities here.

We hope you’ll consider the UK College of Education for your continuing education and professional learning needs!

Programs and Courses

The College of Education has a rich history of involvement in international education and offers graduate-level distance learning degrees, certificates, and courses with the needs of international educators in mind.

For educators at international schools, the University of Kentucky College of Education is your source for continuing education and professional learning opportunities. Whether you’re interested in taking one or a few courses or earning an advanced degree, we offer many online and hybrid programs and courses to further your education. Students who live outside of the US pay the in-state tuition rate for online courses.

Choosing the right option…

For educators looking for an advanced degree taught at a distance, look into one of our graduate degree options.
For educators looking for a series of courses that leads to a graduate certificate, look into one of our graduate certificate options.
For educators looking to take individual online courses either for professional learning or with the intention to apply them to a future degree, look into our online courses.

International Scholar Resources

Click here for more information about the J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Program from the US Department of State

Click here to view the University of Kentucky International eBrochure for more information about our University

Click here for more information about being a J-1 Visiting Scholar at the University of Kentucky


For current visiting scholars, Marc Invergo is your J-1 advisor. Please see his contact information below:

Phone: +1 859-257-8776

Email: marc.invergo@nulluky.edu