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Top Honors

The UT College of Social Work has received top honors from a number of organizations designed to compare and rate institutions of higher education. Recently, the following honors have been received.

The Best SchoolsThe Best Schools has ranked the University of Tennessee ? Knoxville, College of Social Work #11 on The 25 Best Online Master in Social Work Degree Programs! TBS states that the college offers an online Master of Science in Social Work degree, which prepares graduates to address the needs of people, families, communities and society. The MSSW degree program combines coursework with hands-on internship experiences. The program prepares graduates for careers in hospitals, non-profit agencies, prisons, community health centers and more.

Best CollegesBest Colleges. com -Best Colleges ranked the top Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) -accredited MSW programs in the U.S. As the accrediting body for advanced degrees in social work, the CSWE provides guidelines for academically sound MSW programs. Best Online Programs and Best Online Masters Degree Program rank schools with respect to acceptance rate, retention rate, graduation rate, and enrollment rate. The UT College of Social Work Online Master's Program is ranked among the top 25 universities in the country.

Social Work Degree GuideSocial Work Degree Guide - Social work Degree Guide has identified the Top 10 Online MSW Programs of 2016. The list contains the top 10 online MSW programs in the United States accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), the only organization which provides accreditation for MSW programs. This ranking system focuses on flexibility, which is defined as having options to enroll full or part-time, minimal geographic limitations, coursework offered online and providing an Advanced Standing option to move those with a BSW through the program quickly.

The Guide chose the University of Tennessee College of Social Work as its Number Two pick and highlighted the following:

The University of Tennessee-Knoxville offers both a full-time and part-time 100% online MSW program. Students are part of a cohort and courses are both synchronous and asynchronous to allow opportunity to interaction with peers in real time. No campus visits are required. Students in the Traditional program complete 1,024 hours of field experience as part of the degree requirements while Advanced standing students need to complete 672 hours. Students can also earn Program Certificates in areas which include the Gerontology Program, School Social Work Licensure, Trauma Certificate and Veterinary Social Work Program.

Top Online ProgramsOnlineU - OnlineU has identified its 2015 Top 10 Online MSW Programs. All are CSWE-accredited and were selected using a synthesis of ranking factors that indicate a strong student body and competitive institution. These top 10 online MSW programs all have low acceptance rates, high enrollment rates, and exceptionally high student entrance exam scores.

The SR Education Group, an education research publisher founded in 2004 announced that the online Social Work degree at the University of Tennessee ranked #8 on their list of Top Online Social Work Degrees.





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