Graduate Studies

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High quality programs enable you to meet lifelong educational and career goals.

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.

Application Requirements and Deadlines

A completed application must be submitted for consideration of admittance.

Dissertation Guidelines

Please refer to our dissertation guidelines for assistance with thesis and dissertation preparation. 

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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. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels.  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.

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