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Social Work


University of Tennessee Social Work Admissions Application


  • You’ll have the unique opportunity to work on an interdisciplinary team.
  • You’ll shape other professions’ views of social work.
  • You’ll be exposed to a medical setting that you might not otherwise experience.

How do I become part of VPIL?

How will my schedule look different than that of my classmates?

  • VPIL fulfills your elective requirement, and hours in clinic can count as part of your field practicum, with approval from your field instructor.
  • Since most of the VPIL work is experiential, you’ll have a slightly lighter workload than the rest of your cohort does.