Assessment is an integral part of competency-based education. As an accredited program, we evaluate whether our students meet the core competencies and advanced competencies. The data from our assessments are used to continuously review and improve our program and learning environment.
All Council on Social Work Education programs measure and report student learning outcomes. Students are assessed on their mastery of the competencies which comprise the accreditation standards of the Council on Social Work Education. These competencies are dimensions of social work practice which 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 mastery of that particular competency.