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February 2012 COA Decisions

Council on Social Work Education - Commission on Accreditation

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

Reaffirm Accreditation for 8 Years

Baccalaureate

  • Appalachian State University (NC)
  • Middle Tennessee State University (TN)
  • Misericordia University (PA)
  • Providence College (RI)
  • Salve Regina University (RI)
  • Shepherd University (WV)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (LA)
  • Southern University at New Orleans (LA)
  • University of Missouri (MO)
  • University of Montevallo (AL)
  • University of North Texas (TX)

Master’s

  • California State University, Northridge (CA)
  • California State University, San Bernadino (CA)
  • Howard University (DC)
  • Southern University at New Orleans (LA)
  • University of Missouri (MO)
  • Youngstown State University (OH)

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • Stephen F. Austin State University (TX)
  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)

Reaffirm Accreditation for 8 Years With a Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • Carlow University (PA), based on Resources and Assessment
  • Morehead State University), based on Curriculum, Faculty, and Assessment
  • Nyack College (NY), based on Curriculum, Field Education, Faculty, and Assessment

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • Walla Walla University (WA), based on Faculty, Administrative Structure, and Assessment

Grant Initial Accreditation for 4 Years

Baccalaureate

  • Point Loma Nazarene University (CA)

Master's

  • Union University (TN)
  • Utah State University (UT)

Defer Decision on Initial Accreditation

Master's

  • Campbellsville University (KY), based on Assessment

Grant Candidacy Status

Baccalaureate

College of Staten Island (NY)

Master's

  • Albany State University (GA)
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver (CO)
  • University of Memphis (TN)

Defer Decision on Candidacy Status

Baccalaureate

  • Fayetteville State University (NC), based on Curriculum

Master's

  • Universidad del Este (PR), based on curriculum

Grant a Second Year of Candidacy

Baccalaureate

  • 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 University (MA)

Defer Decision on Second Year of Candidacy

Baccalaureate

  • Angelo State University (TX), based on Curriculum, Administrative Structure, and Resources
  • Judson College (AL), based on Curriculum, Admissions, and Faculty

Master's

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

Defer Decision on Third Year of Candidacy

Baccalaureate

  • Clarke University (IA), based on Field Education and Resources

Accept First Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • McDaniel College (MD)
  • Minnesota State University, Mankato (MN)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (MO)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (NC)

Master’s

  • Long Island University-C.W. Post and Brooklyn Collaborative (NY)

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • California State University, Los Angeles (CA)
  • University of Vermont (VT)

Receive First Progress Report and Request a Second Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • Anna Maria College (MA), based on Assessment
  • Miami University (OH), based on Curriculum and Assessment
  • Western New Mexico University (NM), based on Assessment

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • Savannah State University (GA) , based on Diversity
  • University of Wyoming (WY), based on Assessment

Accept Second Progress Report

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • Kutztown University (PA)

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

Baccalaureate

  • Concordia College (NY)
  • Eastern New Mexico University (NM)
  • Marist College (NY)
  • Niagara University (NY)
  • St. Augustine College (IL)
  • Seton Hall University (NJ)

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • Georgia State University (GA)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (NM)
  • Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville (IL)
  • Texas State University, San Marcos (TX)
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas (NV)