The 16 programs inside the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) at Missouri S&T confirmed outstanding enchancment in receiving renewed accreditation from the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET), Inc.

“Our department chairs have worked hard to improve their programs, and their work shows in the latest accreditation review,” says Dr. Richard Wlezien, vice provost and CEC dean. “I am proud of what we’ve accomplished and look forward to continuing to provide excellent education for our students.”

ABET famous strengths in practically all CEC programs and solely eight areas of concern. A energy is a side of a program that’s above the usual. ABET defines concern because the potential for a program to now not fulfill a criterion though it at present meets expectations. The earlier assessment famous a number of weaknesses, that are extra critical than considerations and require remedial motion to strengthen compliance with a criterion, coverage or process previous to the subsequent assessment. The newest ABET assessment famous no weaknesses in CEC programs.

“I have served on ABET reviews, and I have never seen improvement like this,” says S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani. “I congratulate our CEC programs on their remarkable progress.”

In the earlier assessment, ABET identified wanted progress, primarily in steady enchancment inside a number of programs. ABET defines steady enchancment as how properly a program or course of meets the wants and expectations of scholars.

“We brought greater focus to continuous improvement after the previous review and made significant progress in that area,” says Dr. Stephen Raper, CEC’s ABET coordinator. “We have an opportunity going forward to continue to build on that success.”

Programs are reviewed for accreditation each six years. The CEC programs will bear the method once more in 2026.

Graphic illustration of the 2014 ABET accreditation assessment for S&T engineering and computing programs
Graphic illustration of the 2020 ABET accreditation assessment for S&T engineering and computing programs

About Missouri University of Science and Technology

Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is a STEM-focused analysis college of over 7,100 college students and is a part of the four-campus University of Missouri System. Located in Rolla, Missouri, Missouri S&T gives 101 completely different diploma programs in 40 areas of research and is ranked by CollegeFactual as one of the best public college to check engineering. For extra details about Missouri S&T, go to


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