October 2012 COA Decisions

Council on Social Work Education - Commission on Accreditation

The Commission on Accreditation (COA) took the following actions at its October 2012 meeting. Actions taken below are listed by decision category.

Reaffirm Accreditation for 8 Years

Baccalaureate

  • Eastern New Mexico University (NM)
  • Marist College (NY)
  • Texas State University-San Marcos (TX)
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas (NV)

Master’s

  • Texas State University-San Marcos (TX)
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas (NV)

Reaffirm Accreditation for 8 Years with a Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • Concordia College (NY), based on Diversity; Resources; and Assessment
  • New Mexico Highlands University (NM), based on Field Education; Advisement, Retention, and Termination; and Assessment
  • Niagara University (NY), based on Assessment
  • North Carolina Central University (NC), based on Assessment
  • St. Augustine College (IL), based on Faculty and Assessment
  • Seton Hall University (NJ), based on Curriculum; Faculty; and Assessment
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (IL), based on Assessment

Master’s

  • New Mexico Highlands University (NM), based on Field Education; Admissions; Administrative Structure; and Assessment
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (IL), based on Assessment

Place on Conditional Accredited Status

Baccalaureate

  • Ferris State University (MI), based on Faculty

Master's

  • University of Iowa (IA), based on Assessment

Grant Candidacy Status

Baccalaureate

  • Lincoln University (MO)
  • Universidad del Turabo, Sistema Universitario Ana G. Mendez (PR)
  • Utah Valley University (UT)

Master's

  • Greater Miami Valley Collaborative (OH)

Defer Decision on Candidacy Status

Baccalaureate

  • University of North Florida (FL), based on Curriculum and Administrative Structure 

Grant a Second Year of Candidacy

Baccalaureate

  • Union Institute and University (OH)

Defer Decision on Second Year of Candidacy

Baccalaureate

  • Trevecca Nazarene University (TN), based on Curriculum 

Grant a Third Year of Candidacy

Baccalaureate

  • Loras College (IA)

Defer Decision on Third Year of Candidacy

Baccalaureate

  • Virginia State University (VA), based on Field Education; Resources; and Assessment

Grant Initial Accreditation

Baccalaureate

  • Medgar Evers College, City University of New York (NY)
  • University of Pikeville (KY)
  • University of South Carolina (SC)

Defer Decision on Initial Accreditation

Baccalaureate

  • Mary Baldwin University (VA), based on Mission, Goals, and Objectives; Curriculum; Faculty; Social Work Practice; Field Education; and Assessment

Grant Initial Accreditation with a Progress Report

Master's

  • Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (NJ), based on Concentration Objectives 

Accept First Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • Alvernia University (PA)
  • East Central University (OK)
  • Idaho State University (ID)
  • Mercyhurst University (PA)
  • Ohio Dominican University (OH)

Receive First Progress Report and Request a Second Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • Bowling Green State University (OH), based on Field Education
  • Grambling State University (LA), based on Assessment
  • Humboldt State University (CA), based on Field Curriculum; Student Participation; and Assessment
  • Taylor University (IN), based on Assessment

Master's

  • East Tennessee State University (TN), based on Assessment
  • Grambling State University (LA), based on Assessment
  • Humboldt State University (CA), based on Curriculum
  • St. Ambrose University (IA), based on Faculty
  • University of Toledo (OH), based on Faculty and Resources

Accept Second Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • Augusta State University (GA)
  • Bennett College (NC)
  • Savannah State University (GA)
  • University of Iowa (IA)

Master's

  • Savannah State University (GA)

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

Baccalaureate

  • Baylor University (TX)
  • Bethel University (MN)
  • Calvin College (MI)
  • Christopher Newport University (VA)
  • Creighton University (NE)
  • Delaware State University (DE)
  • Dordt College (IA)
  • Eastern Connecticut State University (CT)
  • Gannon University (PA)
  • Keuka College (NY)
  • La Salle University (PA)
  • Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus (NY)
  • Luther College (IA)
  • Northern Michigan University (MI)
  • Pittsburg State University (KS)
  • Rust College (MS)
  • Sacred Heart University (CT)
  • South Carolina State University (SC)
  • Texas Women's University (TX)
  • Universidad del Sagrado Corazon (PR)
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro (NC)
  • University of North Carolina at Wilmington (NC)
  • University of Washington (WA)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls(WI)
  • Wichita State University (KS)

Master’s

  • Baylor University (TX)
  • Boston University (MA)
  • Brigham Young University (UT)
  • Delaware State University (DE)
  • Kean University (NJ)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (MS)
  • Simmons College (MA)
  • Springfield College (MA)
  • University of Chicago (IL)
  • University of Washington (WA)
  • Wichita State University (KS)