ABET Vision and Mission

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ABET Vision

ABET is recognized as the worldwide leader in assuring quality and stimulating innovation in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology education.

ABET Mission 

ABET serves the public globally through the promotion and advancement of education in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. ABET:

  • Accredits educational programs.
  • Promotes quality and innovation in education.
  • Consults and assists in the development and advancement of education worldwide.
  • Communicates and collaborates with its constituents and the public.
  • Anticipates and prepares for the changing educational environment and the future needs of its constituents.
  • Manages its operations and resources in an effective and fiscally responsible manner.

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ABET Facts

Accredited Programs at HBCUs

Howard University was the first historically black college or university to have ABET-accredited programs. ABET's predecessor, the Engineers' Council for Professional Development, accredited three engineering programs there in 1937.