Applicants must have graduated from a CSWE accredited Social Work program with their Master of Social Work
Applicants must be registered/licensed with the health-related boards in their state of residence
If you are a licensed BSW, an MSW without a state registration or license, or a mental health professional that is not a social worker, click here
for our waiving admission requirement policy.
To complete this application you will need a resume (PDF or Word Doc) , letter of intent (PDF or Word Doc), your SW license number, a photo, and your academic transcripts. If you do not have a copy of your transcripts, you can have the university send them to the address or email below. Please have a PDF or Word copy of your resume and letter of intent.
UT College of Veterinary Medicine
ATTN: Dr. Bethanie Poe
2407 River Drive, C222
Knoxville, TN 37996-4543
firstname.lastname@example.org (if emailing)
Letter of Intent:
This should include answers to the following questions: How did your interest in veterinary social work evolve? What has led you here to the point of applying to the Veterinary Social Work Certificate? What do you hope to gain from completing the Veterinary Social Work Certificate Program? This should be completed in 750 words or less.
You will be able to save your progress and return to this application.
To complete the application, please click the submit button on the very last page! Applications will receive a response in 2-4 weeks, depending on when the monthly application review date is scheduled.