Social Work Degree Programs at Central State University in Ohio Gain Accreditation

Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio, announced that the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation has granted initial accreditation to the university’s bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in social work. The programs will be accredited through 2021. Accredited bachelor’ degree programs must offer undergraduates 400 hours of field experience.

Charlla Allen, director of the social work program at Central State University, noted that “this programmatic accreditation ensures that the graduate will be recognized as one who is academically prepared for a candidate for a licensed professional, for practice within the 50 states.”

Dr. Pedro Martinez, provost and vice president for academic affairs, added, “It’s a great honor that the Department of Social Work has received the approval of the social work degree by the Council on Social Work Education. Receiving full accreditation validates that Central State University’s social work program has met the accreditation standards of quality and that it provides our students with a superior academic experience.”

Related Articles


Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

All in the Family

Nelson Mandela once stated, “Education is the most powerful weapon we have to change the world.” One family that has taken that sentiment to heart is the Millet family.

National Science Foundation Awards AI Research Grants to Four HBCUs

The National Science Foundation has awarded ExpandAI grants to Bowie State University, Savannah State University, Alabama A&M State University, and Clark Atlanta University. The funding aims to advance diversity and inclusion in artificial intelligence research.

Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view.

Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

Each week, JBHE will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. Here are this week’s selections.

Featured Jobs