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Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) is a world leader in assuring quality in education. While USM is among 3,100 Programs that is accredited through ABET, USM Is only one of two Institutions in Mississippi that is accredited by ABET.


From the ABET Website 

"Why Accreditation Matters to Students"


Earning a degree is a significant achievement and an important investment in your future. Since so much of your future success depends on your educational foundation, the quality of the education you receive makes a big difference.


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.
  • Permits and eases entry to a technical profession through licensure, registration, and certification.
  • Establishes eligibility for many federal student loans, grants, and/or scholarships."


This degree program is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission (TAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, telephone: (410) 347-7700.




For more information see the ABET website

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