ABET Member Societies

ABET serves the professional technical education interests of our 34 member societies. They set policy, develop strategy, and conduct ABET accreditation activities worldwide on behalf of their professions.

ABET Member Societies

  • Provide the volunteer base of over 2,200 professionals.
  • Help fund ABET activities.
  • Represent more than 1.5 million professionals located in nearly every country of the world.
  • Were established, on average, more than 85 years ago. Twelve were established more than 100 years ago.
  • Are focused on improving quality of education for their future membership, as it directly affects the advancement of their professions.
  • Represent nearly every technical profession in the world.
  • Have members who, as an aggregate body, are responsible for the technical safety, health, well-being, and development of our world.

ABET Facts

What Does ABET Stand For?

Originally, "ABET" stood for "the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology." The organization changed its name to simply "ABET" in 2005.