Program Accreditation

The Mechanical Engineering Technology program has been accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology),, since 1990. ABET, Inc., the recognized accreditor for college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and technology, is a federation of 30 professional and technical societies representing these fields. Among the most respected accreditation organizations in the U.S., ABET has provided leadership and quality assurance in higher education for over 75 years.


Mechanical Engineering Technology Program Educational Objectives
  1. Graduates will be recognized as having mastered both theory and application of the body of knowledge in the discipline as stated by the Society of Mechanical Engineers (related to outcomes a, b).
  2. Graduates will demonstrate the ability to effectively, creatively and methodically solve mechanical engineering problems through experimentation, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of data. (related to outcomes c, d, f)
  3. Graduates will have the ability to work in different technology industries including mechanical, manufacturing, design graphics, thermal fluid science and testing.  They will be recognized as being personally effective as individuals, team members and team leaders though oral, written, and graphical communication.  (related to outcomes e, g)
  4. Graduates will demonstrate a commitment to quality, ethics, service and continuous improvement in personal and professional situations (related to outcomes h, i, j, k).

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