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West Texas A&M University Accreditation Information:

Terry B. Rogers College of Education and Sciences Programs

Social Work Program

The WTAMU Bachelor's degree program in Social Work is nationally accredited by The Council on Social Work Education.

The WTAMU Master’s degree program in Social Work is nationally accredited by The Council on Social Work Education.

The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) is a non-profit national association representing more than 2,500 individual members, as well as graduate and undergraduate programs of professional social work education. Founded in 1952, this partnership of educational and professional institutions, social welfare agencies, and private citizens is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation as the sole accrediting agency for social work education in this country.  CSWE is a national association of social work education programs and individuals that ensures and enhances the quality of social work education for a professional practice that promotes individual, family, and community well-being, and social and economic justice. CSWE pursues this mission in higher education by setting and maintaining national accreditation standards for baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in social work, by promoting faculty development, by engaging in international collaborations, and by advocating for social work education and research. 

Educator Preparation Program and Advanced Programs in Education

West Texas A&M University is accredited by the Texas Education Agency's State Board for Educator Certification to prepare classroom teachers and school service personnel at undergraduate and graduate levels. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
The purpose of teacher education at WTAMU is to prepare professional educators who are academically and technically proficient, reflective in practice, committed to the intellectual empowerment of others, and guided by the democratic purposes of American education.