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October 2009 COA Decisions

Council on Social Work Education
Commission on Accreditation

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

Reaffirm Accreditation for 8 Years

Baccalaureate

  • Hood College (MD)
  • Kuyper College (MI)
  • Lubbock Christian University (TX)
  • Marygrove College (MI)
  • Mount Mary College (WI)
  • Northeastern Illinois University (IL)
  • Presentation College (SD)
  • Regis College (MA)
  • Saint Francis University (PA)
  • Trinity Christian College (IL)
  • Warren Wilson College (NC)
  • Whittier College (CA)

Master’s

  • Case Western Reserve University (OH)
  • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (PA)

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • Salisbury University (MD)

Reaffirm Accreditation for 8 Years with a Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Arecibo (PR)

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • East Carolina University (NC)

Place on Conditional Accreditation

Baccalaureate

  • Weber State University (UT)

Restore to Full Accredited Status

Master's

  • California State University, Bakersfield (CA)

Restore to Full Accredited Status and Request a Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (LA)

Grant Initial Accreditation for 4 Years with a Progress Report

Master’s

  • Appalachian State University (NC)
  • Western Carolina University (NC)

Grant Candidacy Status

Baccalaureate

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

Master’s

  • Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (NJ)

Grant a Second Year of Candidacy

Baccalaureate

  • Augusta State University (GA)
  • Pacific University (OR)
  • Portland State University (OR)

Master’s

  • University of Mississippi (MS)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (NC)
  • University of West Florida (FL)

Authorize a Site Visit for Initial Accreditation

Master’s

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato (MN)

Accept First Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • Asbury College (KY)
  • Barton College (NC)
  • College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University (MN) Collaborative
  • Eastern New Mexico University (NM)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (OH)
  • Missouri Western State University (MO)
  • Nazareth College of Rochester (NY)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (NE)
  • Northwestern College (IA)
  • Texas Tech University (TX)

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • Marywood University (PA)

Request a Second Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • California State University, Fresno (CA)
  • Coppin State University (MD)
  • Eastern Washington University (WA)
  • Florida International University (FL)
  • Olivet Nazarene University (IL)
  • University of Puerto Rico at Humacao (PR)

Both Baccalaureate and Master's

  • University of Central Florida (FL)

Accept Second Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • Spring Arbor University (MI)
  • Talladega College (AL)

Approve the Alternative Reaffirmation Proposal

Master’s

  • University at Buffalo, SUNY (NY)

Uphold the Original Decision to Deny the Alternative Reaffirmation Proposal and Revise the Decision to Approve the Alternative Reaffirmation Proposal

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

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

Baccalaureate

  • Arkansas State University (AR)
  • Ashland University (OH)
  • Bowie State University (MD)
  • Cabrini College (PA)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (PA)
  • California State University-San Bernardino (CA)
  • Cedarville University (OH)
  • College of Saint Scholastica (MN)
  • Concordia College (MN)
  • George Fox University (OR)
  • Heritage University (WA)
  • Miles College (AL)
  • Minot State University (ND)
  • Mount Vernon Nazarene University (OH)
  • Oakwood University (AL)
  • Park University (MO)
  • Philadelphia Biblical University (PA)
  • Pontificia Universidad Católica de Puerto Rico, Ponce Campus (PR)
  • Shippensburg University (PA)
  • Southeastern University (FL)
  • Southern Adventist University (TN)
  • University of Detroit Mercy (MI)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (MI)

Master’s

  • California State University, East Bay (CA)
  • California State University, Stanislaus (CA)
  • Fayetteville State University (NC)
  • Hunter College of the City University of New York (NY)
  • University of Houston (TX)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (NC)
  • University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus (PR)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and Oshkosh (WI) Collaborative
  • Valdosta State University (GA)

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • Adelphi University (NY)
  • Alabama A&M University (AL)
  • Florida State University (FL)
  • Rhode Island College (RI)
  • Roberts Wesleyan College (NY)
  • Saint Louis University (MO)
  • Salem State College (MA)
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (IL)
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook (NY)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (AK)
  • University of Hawai'i at Manoa (HI)
  • University of Kansas (KS)
  • University of New Hampshire (NH)