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October 2011 COA Decisions

Council on Social Work Education - Commission on Accreditation

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

Reaffirm Accreditation for 8 Years

Baccalaureate

  • Benedict College (SC)
  • Dalton State College (GA)
  • East Tennessee State University (TN)
  • Long Island University – C.W. Post (NY)
  • Madonna University (MI)
  • University of North Alabama (AL)
  • West Chester University (PA)

Master’s

  • Boston College (MA)
  • University at Buffalo, State University of New York (NY)
  • University of Minnesota at Duluth (MN)

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • Syracuse University (NY)
  • University of Georgia (GA)

Reaffirm Accreditation for 8 Years with a Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • Alvernia University (PA), based on Administrative Structure
  • Bowling Green State University (OH), based on Field Education
  • Ferris State University (MI), based on Faculty, Administrative Structure, and Resources
  • Humboldt State University (CA), based on Curriculum, Field Education, Student Development, and Assessment
  • Idaho State University (ID), based on Field Education and Administrative Structure
  • Mercyhurst College (PA), based on Diversity
  • Ohio Dominican University (OH), based on Curriculum and Assessment
  • Taylor University (IN), based on Diversity and Assessment

Master’s

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

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • Grambling State University (LA), based on Assessment

Place on Conditional Accreditation Status

Baccalaureate

  • University of Memphis (TN), based on Mission and Goals, Explicit Curriculum, Implicit Curriculum, and Assessment

Restore Accreditation Status

Baccalaureate

  • Mercy College (NY)

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • Andrews University (MI)

Order a Modified Site Visit

Baccalaureate

  • Tarleton State University (TX)

Grant Initial Accreditation for 4 Years

Baccalaureate

  • Pacific University (OR)

Master's

  • Arkansas State University (AR)
  • University of Mississippi (MS)
  • University of West Florida (FL)

Grant Initial Accreditation for 4 Years with a Progress Report

Master's

  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (NC), based on Student Professional Development

Grant Candidacy Status

Baccalaureate

  • Trevecca Nazarene University (TN)
  • Union Institute and University (OH)

Grant a Second Year of Candidacy

Baccalaureate

  • Lewis University (IL)
  • Virginia State University (VA)

Master's

  • Saint Leo University (FL)

Grant a Third Year of Candidacy

Baccalaureate

  • Mary Baldwin University (VA)

Authorize a Site Visit for Initial Accreditation

Baccalaureate

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

Master's

  • Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (NJ)

Accept First Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • Coker College (SC)
  • East Carolina University (NC)
  • Eastern University (PA)
  • Kentucky Christian University (KY)
  • Metropolitan State University (MN)
  • Northern Arizona University (AZ)
  • Union College (NE)
  • Wright State University (OH)

Master’s

  • Long Island University (NY)

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • Washburn University (KS)

Receive First Progress Report and Request a Second Progress Report

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • Kutztown University (PA), based on Faculty and Administrative Structure
  • University of Iowa (IA), based on Assessment

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

Baccalaureate

  • Brescia University (KY)
  • College of New Rochelle (NY)
  • Colorado State University at Pueblo (CO)
  • Defiance College (OH)
  • Elms College (MA)
  • Florida Memorial University (FL)
  • Freed-Hardeman University (TN)
  • Kentucky State University (KY)
  • La Sierra University (CA)
  • Lamar University (TX)
  • Mars Hill College (NC)
  • Marshall University (WV)
  • Meredith College (NC)
  • Minnesota State University at Moorhead (MN)
  • North Carolina Central University (NC)
  • Saginaw Valley State University (MI)
  • Salish Kootenai College (MT)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (IL)
  • University of Maine at Presque Isle (ME)
  • University of Saint Francis (IN)
  • Virginia Union University (VA)

Master’s

  • North Carolina A & T State University / University of North Carolina at Greensboro Collaborative (NC)
  • University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)
  • University of North Carolina at Wilmington (NC)
  • University of Texas at San Antonio (TX)

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • Lehman College, City University of New York (NY)
  • Our Lady of the Lake University (TX)
  • Saint Catherine University and University of Saint Thomas Collaborative (MN)
  • Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, Recinto Metropolitano (PR)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (AR)
  • University of Maine (ME)
  • University of Missouri at Saint Louis (MO)
  • University of Pittsburgh (PA)