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Getting an online degree from anywhere at any time is an essential part of Vols Online. Another valuable part of distance learning with the University of Tennessee? Joining our vibrant Vols community! Read on for online student success stories, news, faculty spotlights, and updates about our online degree programs.

Online education means career goals don’t have to wait

Online program gives UT grad student the flexibility to work while obtaining a master’s degree

Online program supports student’s passion for helping others

UT Master of Science in Social Work graduate and veteran uses her experience in the military and training as a yoga instructor to serve her community

Online Education Degree Provides Unique Path to Teaching License

Online Master of Science in Teacher Education student chooses job embedded program to work as a first-grade teacher while pursuing Tennessee state education licensure.

First Generation College Student Breaks Barriers Pursuing Online Social Work Degree

UT’s online BSSW degree-completion program was a perfect fit for a first-gen college student who had 60 transferable credits and an associate degree from a community college.

Strength of Gold Star Wife (and Online Master’s Degree Grad) Leads to Multiple Job Offers

A single mother of three launches digital communication career at a top PR agency after earning an online Master of Science in Communication and Information, Strategic Digital Communication degree.

From Olympic Gold Medalist to UT Graduate with Online Social Work Degree

US track and field Olympian graduates with a Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSSW) degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, online program.