Knoxville & Nashville:
Great Places to Live and Study
The College of Social Work at the University of Tennessee has a proud tradition of excellence covering sixty-nine years of social work education, continually adding new and innovative techniques and technology to an already strong foundation. The University of Tennessee College of Social Work offers programs on two campuses - Knoxville and Nashville. Both campuses have state-of-the-art facilities as well as nearby cultural and recreational attractions. The B.S.S.W. and Ph.D. programs are offered at the Knoxville campus. The M.S.S.W. program is offered at both campuses and statewide via the Online M.S.S.W. Program. Currently, the core Ph.D. courses are taught on the Knoxville campus. Ph.D. students may complete their comprehensive exam and their dissertation research at either Knoxville or Nashville.
The University of Tennessee
The University of Tennessee
The University of Tennessee
The University of Tennessee is the state's oldest, largest, and most comprehensive institution, and the only state-supported "Research University 1" (Carnegie classification) in Tennessee. The University brings together faculty and graduate students as a community of scholars with a common interest in creative work and advanced study. Programs are available to individuals desiring work toward thebachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees or professional certification, those interested in continuing education for updating and broadening their knowledge, and those pursuing postdoctoral research.
The Knoxville campus is located in Henson Hall, 1618 Cumberland Avenue, at the University of Tennessee. Students have access to all UT facilities in Knoxville, including the University of Tennessee Libraries, the University Center, and the University of Tennessee Medical Center.
The office of the Dean of the College of Social Work, the Office of Social Work Research and Public Service, and the Children’s Mental Health Services Research Center are all located in Knoxville.
Knoxville area attractions include the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cherokee National Forest, several TVA lakes, the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, the Knoxville Museum of Art, Dollywood, and the Children’s Defense Fund located on Alex Haley’s Farm.
The Nashville campus is located at 193 Polk Avenue, Suite E. In addition to its full-time faculty members, the campus draws upon the research and teaching resources of 16 universities and colleges within the Nashville-Davidson County area. The College of Social Work Library, with approximately 20,000 volumes, is located at the Nashville campus. Students also have access to the UT libraries.
One of America’s fastest growing cities, Nashvville is well known in the health, insurance, publishing, and music industries. It has become the cultural and transportation center for the state of Tennessee.
Area attractions include the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Hermitage (home of President Andrew Jackson), Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Music Row, the Tennessee State, Capitol, and the Grand Ole Opry.
The University Libraries
The University of Tennessee is committed to excellence in social science research. This commitment is reflected in the UT Libraries, which own more than two million volumes, more than 3.5 million manuscripts, 3 million microforms, 30,000 audio and video recordings, 350, 000 maps, as well as United States and United Nations documents. The Libraries support the scholarship, teaching, and research of the University with a varied research collection, an expert staff, and the latest in information technology.
The Libraries' membership in the Association of Research Libraries
and the Research Libraries Group reflects the University's's emphasis
on research and graduate instruction and the stature of the UT Libraries
as a major research library. A seven-story, 350,000 square foot
central library and six branch libraries serve the Knoxville campus.
Library holdings are accessible via sophisticated online catalog
that can be searched in the central branch libraries, from home
and office computers, and is accessible virtually worldwide through
the Internet. Cataloguing and interlibrary loan transactions are
performed online through utilities that link the UT library to thousands
of libraries around the world.
The University of Tennessee does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in provision of education programs and services or employment opportunities and benefits. This policy extends to both employment by and admission to the University. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in the education programs and activities pursuant to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, TitleIX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Inquiries and charges of violation concerning Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, ADA, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), or any of the other above referenced policies should be directed to the Office of Diversity Resources and Educational Services (DRES); 1818 Lake Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560; telephone (423)974-2498 (TTY available). Requests for accommodation of a disability should be direct3e to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Human Resources Management; 600 Henley Street; Knoxville, TN 37996-4125.