The Public Administration Program (MPA) is accredited by the Network of Schools of
Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA), ensuring excellence in education
and training for public services. NASPAA is a membership association of graduate programs
in public administration, public policy and public affairs. Its Commission on Peer
Review and Accreditation is the specialized accreditor of these master's degree programs.
The Social Work Program (MSW) is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
(CWSE), responsible for developing accreditation standards that define competent preparation
and ensuring that social work programs meet them. The CSWE Office of Social Work Accreditation
and Educational Excellence (OSWAEE) administers a multi-step accreditation process
that involves program self-studies, site visits and Commission on Accreditation reviews.