Graduate Studies

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Welcome to the Office of Graduate Studies at the University of Tennessee at Martin, where the university offers high quality programs enabling students to meet lifelong educational and career goals. The University of Tennessee at Martin is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Questions about the accreditation of The University of Tennessee at Martin may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website ( UT Martin also holds accreditation for graduate programs from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education of the American Dietetic Association, and the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education.

The Office of Graduate Studies is committed to developing programs at the highest level of excellence and cooperates with the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs to mesh graduate instruction and research into mutually supporting programs that integrate into the total effort of the University. Our programs are small enough to ensure the individual attention necessary to develop first-rate scholars.

UT Martin, in compliance with the Clery Act, publishes an Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report. This report includes statistics of certain crimes that are reported and that occurred on campus in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or an officially recognized student organization, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus for the three most recent calendar years. Also included are campus security policies that cover multiple crime and safety categories. You can view the report online or obtain a paper copy of the report by contacting the Department of Public Safety at 731-881-7777.

The University of Tennessee does not discriminate on the basis of sex in our education programs or activities, including admissions and employment. The University is required by Title IX not to discriminate in such a manner. The University has a Policy on Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, and Stalking which may be accessed at
You may make a formal complaint by contacting the Title IX Coordinator at any time by using the contact information below.

Any inquiries about the application of Title IX or to make a report should be directed to the following:

Title IX Coordinator
1817 Melrose Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37919
Telephone: 865-974-9600

Assistant Secretary in the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20202-1100
Telephone: 1-800-421-3481
FAX: 202-453-6012; TDD: 1-800-877-8339

Graduate Studies
Dr. Joseph Mehlhorn, Interim Dean
227 Administration Building
The University of Tennessee at Martin
Martin, TN 38238