Social Work Accreditation 

CSWE AccreditationGrand View University has been granted Initial Accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Commission on Accreditation. A program that has achieved Initial Accreditation has demonstrated full ability to comply with Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards. 


All Council on Social Work Education programs measure and report student learning outcomes. Students are assessed on their master of the competencies that comprise the accreditation standards of the Council on Social Work Education. These competencies are dimensions of social work practice that all social workers are expected to master during their professional training. A measurement benchmark is set by the social work programs for each competency. An assessment score at or above that benchmark is considered by the program to represent master of that particular competency.

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