Middle East Technical University Civil Engineering department's undergraduate program is accredited by ABET since 2007 to present.
Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET, https://www.abet.org/ ) is a a nonprofit, non-governmental agency based in the United States that accredits programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology. ABET accredits college and university programs in these disciplines at the associate, bachelor's and master's degree levels.
ABET began as the educational standard against which professional engineers in the United States were held for licensure. Today, after more than 80 years, ABET standards continue to play this fundamental role and have become the basis of quality for STEM disciplines all over the world.
With ABET accreditation, students, employers and the society can be confident that a program meets the quality standards that produce graduates prepared to enter a global workforce.
Developed by technical professionals from ABET's member societies, ABET's criteria focus on what students experience and learn. Sought worldwide, ABET's voluntary peer-review process is highly respected because it adds critical value to academic programs in the technical disciplines, where quality, precision and safety are of the utmost importance. ABET's more than 2,200 experts come from industry, academia and government. They give their time and effort supporting quality assurance activities around the world by serving as Program Evaluators, commissioners, board members and advisors.
ABET accreditation is voluntary, and to date, 4,144 programs at 812 colleges and universities in 32 countries have received ABET accreditation. Over 100,000 students graduate from ABET-accredited programs each year, and millions of graduates have received degrees from ABET-accredited programs since 1932.
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For questions about METU Civil Engineering Department's ABET accreditation, contact department chairperson: