The Civil Engineering Technology (CET) Program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
Surveying and Mapping Program is accredited by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
Obtaining ABET accreditation is a significant achievement. Our administration and faculty work hard to ensure that both programs meet and exceed the education quality standards established by the profession.
ABET is a non-profit and non-governmental accrediting agency for academic programs in the disciplines of applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. ABET is a recognized accreditor in the United States (U.S.) by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
ABET has accredited over 3,100 applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology programs at more than 660 colleges and universities in 23 countries worldwide.
You may directly visit ABET on the web at www.abet.org
Why Accreditation Matters
Accreditation is proof that a collegiate program has met certain standards necessary to produce graduates who are ready to enter their professions. Students who graduate from accredited programs have access to enhanced opportunities in employment; licensure, registration and certification; graduate education and global mobility.
An ABET-accredited program assures prospective students that:
- the institution is committed to improving their educational experience
- the program is committed to using best practices and innovation in education
- the program is guided by its industry, government, and academic constituents through formal feedback
- the program considers the students' perspective as part of its continuous quality improvement process
Earning a degree from an ABET-accredited program:
- Verifies that the quality of the educational experience you’ve received meets the standards of the profession.
- Increases and enhances employment opportunities.
- Permits and eases entry to a technical profession through licensure, registration, and certification.
- Establishes eligibility for many federal student loans, grants, and/or scholarships.