The College of Engineering and Information Technology undergraduate programs in Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Computer Science are accredited by ABET, Inc., which is the recognized accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and technology. Accreditation ensures that a college or university program meets the quality standards established by the profession for which it prepares its students.
Why Is Accreditation Important?
- Accreditation helps students and their parents choose quality college programs. You can be proud of your education and confident that you have made good investments with your time and money.
- Accreditation enables employers to recruit graduates they know are well-prepared. Many employers require their employees to possess degrees accredited by ABET, Inc.
- Accreditation is used by registration, licensure, and certification boards to screen applicants.
- Accreditation gives colleges and universities a structured mechanism to assess, evaluate, and improve the quality of their programs.
- Accreditation allows postgraduate institutions to recognize that our programs produce graduates with the knowledge and skills that are required for success in their chosen profession.
Three undergraduate engineering programs in the College of Engineering and Information Technology are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission, and the Computer Science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 – telephone: (410) 347-7700. Visit web pages for each Program below for additional information, including objectives and outcomes, and program curricula.