Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET) is the recognized U.S. 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 ABET Accreditation Important?
Accreditation helps students and their parents choose quality college programs.
Accreditation enables employers to recruit graduates they know are well-prepared. Many employers in the Aerospace, Civil and Mechanical Engineering industries require their employees to possess ABET accredited degrees.
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.