February 2011 COA Decisions

 

Council on Social Work Education
Commission on Accreditation

 

The Commission on Accreditation (COA) took the following actions at its February 2011 meeting.  Actions taken below are listed by decision category.

Reaffirm Accreditation for 8 Years

Baccalaureate

  • Austin Peay State University (TN)
  • Belmont University (TN)
  • Bethany College (KS)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (ID)
  • Concord University (WV)
  • Fort Hays State University (KS)
  • Howard Payne University (TX)
  • Messiah College (PA)
  • Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (NJ)
  • Tuskegee University (AL)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (AR)

Master’s

  • Washington University in Saint Louis (MO)
  • Cleveland State University & University of Akron Collaborative (OH)

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • Grand Valley State University (MI)
  • Ohio State University (OH)
  • University of Alabama (AL)
  • University of Kentucky (KY)

Reaffirm Accreditation for 8 Years with a Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • Anna Maria College (MA), based on Field Education, Student Development, Faculty, Administrative Structure, and Assessment
  • Miami University (OH), based on Curriculum, Diversity, and Assessment
  • Minnesota State University, Mankato (MN), based on Assessment
  • Southeast Missouri State University (MO), based on Curriculum, Student Development, and Assessment
  • Western New Mexico University (NM), based on Assessment

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • California State University, Los Angeles (CA), based on Faculty
  • Savannah State University (GA), based on Resources, Faculty, and Assessment
  • University of Wyoming (WY), based on Assessment

Grant Initial Accreditation for 4 Years

Baccalaureate

  • University of Louisville (KY)

Master's

  • Azusa Pacific University (CA)
  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)
  • DePaul University (IL)
  • St. Cloud State University (MN)
  • Touro College (NY)

Defer Initial Accreditation Decision

Baccalaureate

  • Oakland University (MI), based on Faculty and Assessment

Grant Candidacy Status

Baccalaureate

  • Angelo State University (TX)
  • Judson College (AL)
  • Sojourner-Douglass College (MD)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (IL)

Master’s

  • Northern Kentucky University (KY)
  • Southern Adventist University (TN)
  • University of South Dakota (SD)
  • West Texas A&M University (TX)
  • Westfield State College (MA)

Defer Candidacy Decision

Master’s

  • California State University, Monterey Bay (CA), based on Curriculum

Grant a Second Year of Candidacy

Baccalaureate

  • Clarke University (IA)
  • Lambuth University (TN)
  • Pikeville College (KY)

Authorize a Site Visit for Initial Accreditation

Baccalaureate

  • Point Loma Nazarene University (CA)

Master's

  • Campbellsville University (KY)
  • Union University (TN)
  • University of West Florida (FL)
  • Utah State University (UT)

Accept First Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • Bethel College (KS)
  • Capital University (OH)
  • University of Sioux Falls (SD)
  • University of South Dakota (SD)

Master’s

  • University of Southern California (CA)

Accept Second Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • Lindenwood University (MO)

Issued a Letter of Instructions to the Site Visitor(s)

Baccalaureate

  • Alvernia University (PA)
  • Benedict College (SC)
  • Bowling Green State University (OH)
  • Dalton University (PA)
  • Ferris State University (MI)
  • Idaho State University (ID)
  • Long Island University-CW Post (NY)
  • Madonna University (MI)
  • Mercyhurst College (PA)
  • Ohio Dominican University (OH)
  • Taylor University (IN)
  • University of North Alabama (AL)
  • West Chester University (PA)

Master’s

  • Boston College (MA)
  • St. Ambrose University (IA)
  • State University of New York at Buffalo (NY)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluty (MN)
  • University of Toledo (OH)

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • East Tennessee State University (TN)
  • Grambling State University (LA)
  • Humboldt State University (CA)
  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • Syracuse University (NY)
  • University of Georgia (GA)