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.
- Establishes eligibility for many federal student loans, grants, and/or scholarships.
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.
To learn more about why your degree should come from an accredited program, visit http://www.abet.org/accreditation-matters-students/.
Special note for students pursuing the Patent Bar: To be admitted to the exam, you must earn your computer science degree from an accredited program.