Online Degree Programs at the University of Tennessee 

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Becoming a Volunteer as an online student with the University of Tennessee means earning your degree from wherever you are in the world and in life. Our online degree programs offer the same great education, community, student support, and faculty as our on-campus experience, all with the convenience of distance learning.

Why Choose Vols Online for Your Online Degree?

  • 70+ Fully Online Degree & Certificate Programs
  • 35+ Years Experience in Distance Education
  • 260,000+ Volunteer Alumni
  • 77 Areas of Interest

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Types of Online Degree Programs

Our programs are designed for your needs
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Types of Vols Online Degree Programs

Our programs are designed for your needs

Our online programs are designed specifically for working adult students, reducing barriers to becoming a Tennessee Volunteer.

The Vols Online Degree Experience

Class Options

Sychronous (scheduled classes) or Asychronous (on your schedule)

Learning Portals

Easy-to-access: Online@UT Canvas & LiveOnline@UT Zoom


24/7 mental health & wellness support specifically for online learning


Volunteer community defined by connection, opportunity, & creativity.

Same Instructors, Same Degree, One Vols Community

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How to Apply

Four Simple Steps to a New Degree


Confirm Your Student Status

Undergraduate, Graduate, Transfer, or International


Choose a Program & Interest

70+ online degrees; certifications across 77 areas of interests


Check Requirements

Confirm admission requirements and application deadlines


Fill out your Application

Gather required documents and submit application fee

The Best Online Degree Program for Working Adults

Our online students do amazing things and are the best suited for telling you how Vols Online fits into their busy, diverse, and vibrant lifestyles

Online program supports student’s passion for helping others
“The program truly does live and embody the social work core values of service, social justice, dignity, and worth of the person, the importance of human relationships, integrity, and competence.”
Latoya Ewert, ’20
Master of Science in Social Work
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online student Beth Swiatek wearing power T t-shirt

An Online Master’s Degree is a Catalyst for a Career Transformation
“With my work schedule, the online learning platform provided night classes from the ease of my office or home and made it easier for me to gain my graduate degree at a pace that fit my schedule.”  
Beth Swiatek, ’15
MS, Educational Psychology, Applied Educational Psychology 
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Expecting and excelling: Online student earns Master of Mathematics
“I researched many universities and their distance education programs. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, was one of the few programs that checked all my boxes. The Master of Mathematics program was exactly what I was looking for in a master’s program. The live lectures and weekly office hours appealed to me.”
Dayle Warren, ’23
Master of Mathematics
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Ignite Your Career.
Expand Your Future.

Apply today to start your journey to success. Earning a degree or certificate from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, prepares you to build a more secure tomorrow.