Make a difference one life at a time.

A major in social work prepares you to work with diverse populations in counseling, health care, schools, community organizations and many others. Internships are a key component of this course of study and provide in-depth, hands-on learning experiences to help better prepare you for a career in social work. Admission to the Social Work program, which is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), is required.

Program Highlights


  • Baptist Memorial Hospital
  • Carey Counseling Center
  • Inc.
  • TN Department of Children's Services
  • Wo/men's Resource and Rape Assistance Program (WRAP)

Career Opportunities

  • Child Protective Service
  • Hospitals/Home Health/Hospice
  • Mental Health and Social Service Agencies
  • State and Federal Agencies

Academic Program Requirements

Program Outcomes

Annual Program Outcomes and Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes

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“The moment I toured UTM I knew it was where I wanted to spend the next few years of my life. I walked onto campus with so many welcoming and smiling faces. The campus size was just a plus. ”
Aryanna Bell
Aryanna Bell
Social Work

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Because we’re part of the University of Tennessee System, UT Martin allows you to take advantage of one of the lowest costs of attendance in the state. And with small class sizes and low student-to-teacher ratios, you won’t just be another face in the crowd—you’ll be a valued member of the Skyhawk community.
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UT Martin offers an intimate learning environment with a low student/faculty ratio.


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Department of Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Justin A. Martin, Interim Chair
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The University of Tennessee at Martin
Martin, TN 38238