Complete your Montessori certification online in just 6 months. 6 months. 6 months.

We offer independent learning and school-subscription options for all inspire educators to receive access to authentic Montessori training for both Infant/Toddler and Early Childhood age groups.

The MKUTI Difference

We observed the need and created a material for you

Over 30+ years of professional AMS, AMI, and NAMC Montessori education and experience have been woven together to offer a purposeful, authentic, distance-learning option for the modern educator. 

Montessori Kids Universe franchise locations span across the globe, and so does the Training Institute program. Our unique School Subscription model and Independent Student options are available, as well as monthly payment plan options.”

No due dates

Work at your own pace, completely online.
  • Access course from any internet connection
  • Complete assignments at your own pace
  • Meet virtually once-a-month with instructor
Get Started

Enroll Now

Rolling admissions provide you flexibility. Register easily today.
  • Payment for each course is due to gain access to courses
  • Receive beautiful Montessori Manuals (required, purchased separately)
Get Started

How it Works

Determine the program that suits your needs based on the age group you want to specialize in.
  • There is a high demand for Infant & Toddler Montessori teachers
  • You must be 18 years old to apply
Get Started


Our team provides 40+ years of AMS, AMI, and NAMC combined expertise.
  • Make connections around the world with fellow educators
  • Personalized assistance throughout the course
Get Started

We Create a Nurturing Environment for Every Child.

Montessori trained educators typically earn 10-15% more annually compared with their traditional early childhood education counterparts.

Why MKU Training Institute?

Through a 3 year collaborative effort with highly certified AMS and AMI Montessori teacher educators, MKU Training Institute was born. It has the experienced Montessori tutors who can provide an elaborate and comprehensive discussion on the curriculum. We are proud to provide students affordable and convenient distance Montessori training online.

Apply Today

MKU Training Institute offers high quality, online Montessori teacher training for the lowest tuition dollar. Monthly payment plans are available!

Learn more about our online courses

Infant/Toddler Programs

Learn the Montessori method for ages 0-3 years.

MKUTI’s Infant/Toddler Course delves deeply into the philosophy and pedagogy of Montessori. Adult learners will gain a thorough and comprehensive understanding of the Montessori philosophy and how to present the materials. Upon successful completion, students will receive an MKU Training Institute Diploma – MKUTI Infant/Toddler Program.


Early Childhood Program

Learn the Montessori method for ages 3-6 years.

Upon successful completion of the EC training, students will have a thorough understanding of the philosophy and teachings and a comprehensive understanding of Montessori education at the primary level (3-6).



We Have Answers.

Anyone who is interested in obtaining Montessori teacher training is welcome. You must hold a high school degree or GED (equivalency) and be at least 18 years old. We offer rolling admissions to begin training at any time

Yes! We adhere to a strict timeline of 6 months for our students to complete their training. We understand that sometimes extenuating circumstances get in the way. We will work with each student on an individual basis in the case of a possible delay for completion. If you can devote more time to your studies, you may complete your training sooner than 6 months.

No; MKUTI training is open to anyone, anywhere! Affiliation with an MKU school is not required.

You are required to purchase a set of training manuals through our partner, Montessori Research and Development and two novels written by Maria Montessori. Additionally, you will need a reliable internet connection, a computer/laptop (cannot be completed on a phone). Some assignments will require a video submission of presenting Montessori materials, so it may be required that you have access to or purchase certain Montessori materials.

MKUTI is offered in English. However, you can submit assignments in any language. All feedback and correspondence will be in English from the MKUTI team.