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Ten Reasons to join CEHHS

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Our programs enhance the quality of life for others. We prepare future teachers, health professionals, and service industry leaders for exciting careers and graduate programs.

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Amazing Faculty

Award-winning educators, notable authors, Fulbright Scholars, world-class researchers, and amazing professors. Our faculty are accessible and ready to cultivate meaningful relationships with students.

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Local and Global Outreach

We offer a service–learning, research-based college honors program which allows our students to learn and also give back to others and the community. We also offer numerous community-based collaborations for underserved communities. Initiatives like our Global Sports Mentoring Program help to empower people all over the world.

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We offer opportunities to make your education affordable, including ever-growing number of scholarships and graduate assistantships. Most Tennessee students also have the Hope Scholarship and other university-wide assistance available to them.

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Job Opportunities

A degree from UT opens doors. Organizations value the name recognition and strong reputation of the university.

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Getting out of the Classroom

All CEHHS majors require an internship, clinical, or practical experience. Students also have numerous opportunities to go abroad and receive credit toward their degrees.

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Value Diversity

We value diversity and similarity among our students, staff, and faculty. We pride ourselves in our inclusivity and innovative cross-departmental collaborations.

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Leadership Opportunities

We have a variety of student engagement opportunities such as serving on the Dean’s Undergraduate Advisory Board, College Ambassadors, and program-level organizations and clubs.

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Student Resources

Our advising and student services staff is top notch. Every student matters.

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Sense of Place

Knoxville is known for its great outdoors, diverse music scene, and for being very affordable. Our front yard is the Tennessee River and our backyard is Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Our region is also home to major businesses and innovators, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory.