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June 2009 COA Decisions

Council on Social Work Education
Commission on Accreditation

The Commission on Accreditation (COA) took the following actions at its June 2009 meeting. Actions taken below are listed by decision category.

Reaffirm Accreditation for 8 Years

Baccalaureate

  • Anderson University (IN)
  • Auburn University (AL)
  • Bloomsburg University (PA)
  • Columbia College (SC)
  • Concordia University Wisconsin (WI)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (KY)
  • Ferrum College (VA)
  • Hope College (MI)
  • Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania (PA)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (MS)
  • Molloy College (NY)
  • Siena Heights University (MI)
  • University of Indianapolis (IN)
  • West Virginia State University (WV)

Master’s

  • Portland State University (OR)
  • University of Louisville (KY)
  • Yeshiva University (NY)

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • Arizona State University, Downtown Phoenix (AZ)
  • California State University, Sacramento (CA)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (ID)
  • University of Montana (MT)

Reaffirm Accreditation for 8 Years with a Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • Eastern Nazarene College (MA)
  • Northern Kentucky University (KY)

Master’s

  • University of Denver (CO)
  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

Place on Conditional Accreditation

Master’s

  • California State University, Bakersfield (CA)

Grant Initial Accreditation for 4 Years

Master’s

  • Hawaii Pacific University (HI)

Grant Initial Accreditation for 4 Years with a Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • Florida Gulf Coast University (FL)

Master’s

  • Mississippi Valley State University (MS)

Grant Candidacy Status

Baccalaureate

  • Alcorn State University (MS)
  • Point Loma Nazarene University (CA)
  • Union College (KY)
  • University of Houston-Downtown (TX)
  • Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico Recinto Fajardo (PR)
  • Valley Forge Christian College (PA)
  • Winston Salem State University (NC)

Master’s

  • Arkansas State University (AR)
  • North Carolina Central University (NC)
  • Pontificia Universidad Católica de Puerto Rico, Ponce Campus (PR)

Defer a Decision on Granting Candidacy Status to the October 2009 Meeting and Request Clarifying Information

Baccalaureate

  • Medgar Evers College, CUNY (NY)

Grant a Second Year of Candidacy

Master’s

  • Asbury College (KY)

Defer a Decision on a 2nd Year of Candidacy Status to the October 2009 Meeting and Request Clarifying Information

Baccalaureate

  • Augusta State University (GA)

Authorize a Site Visit

Baccalaureate

  • Concordia University (OR)
  • Oglala Lakota College (SD)
  • University of Tennessee, Chattanooga (TN)

Master’s

  • California State University, Dominguez Hills (CA)
  • University of Saint Francis (IL)

Accept First Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • Marian University (WI)
  • Mississippi State University-Starkville (MS)
  • Texas A&M University, Kingsville (TX)
  • William Woods University (MO)

Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (NC)
  • University of Texas at Arlington (TX)

Request a Second Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • Midwestern State University (TX)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (MN)
  • University of Texas at El Paso (TX)

Accept Second Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • Johnson C. Smith University (NC)

Master’s

  • East Tennessee State University (TN)

Approve the Alternative Reaffirmation Proposal

Master’s

  • Washington University (MO)

Deny the Alternative Reaffirmation Proposal

Master’s

  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

Issued a Letter of Instructions to the Site Visitor

Baccalaureate

  • Bethel College (KS)
  • Briar Cliff University (IA)
  • Capital University (OH)
  • Evangel University (MO)
  • Kansas State University (KS)
  • Murray State University (KY)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (NC)
  • University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus (PR)
  • University of Sioux Falls (SD)
  • University of South Dakota (SD)
  • University of Wisconsin -Whitewater (WI)

Master’s

  • University of New England (ME)
  • University of Southern California (CA)