Mission Statement

The mission of the MSW program at UTC is to equip students to meet the growing need for advanced social work practitioners to serve older adults and their families in the Southeast Region of Tennessee. As advanced practitioners, graduates will have a common body of social work knowledge, values, and skills, as well as specialized knowledge and skills to serve older adults and their families. Graduates will be prepared for practice informed by the principles outlined in the NASW Code of Ethics and transferable among diverse human service settings and population groups.

Accreditation Information

The UTC BSW Social Work Program was granted full accreditation status through 2022 at the June, 2014 Commission on Accreditation (COA) meeting.