ABET

ABET, Inc., is the non-governmental organization that “accredits over 3,700 applied science, computing, engineering, and technology programs at more than 750 institutions in 30 nations.  ABET is recognized as the worldwide leader in assuring quality and stimulating innovation in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology education.  ABET serves the public globally through the promotion and advancement of education in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology.” 

SME is a participating body in the ABET organization, including two seats on the Engineering Accreditation Commission, and one seat on the ABET Board of Directors. In addition, SME volunteers recruit, train and deploy professionals who visit colleges or universities that offer B.S. degrees in geological engineering, geophysical engineering, mining engineering, minerals engineering, geoenvironmental engineering and environmental engineering to ensure that the programs maintain the ABET accreditation.


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