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AUM’s College of Engineering and Technology Achieves ABET for its Mechanical Engineering Program

The American University of the Middle East B.Sc. degree program in Mechanical Engineering has been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology.

ABET accreditation assures that programs meet standards to produce graduates ready to enter critical technical fields that are leading the way in innovation and emerging technologies, and anticipating the welfare and safety needs of the public.

AUM announced that this is a solid recognition for the university’s endeavors and commitment to adhere to the best international standards and provide the best for its students at all levels.  In addition, achieving ABET accreditation is highly important to students in regard to having better opportunities when they want to enter the corporate world or continue with their higher studies.

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.

Developed by technical professionals from ABET’s member societies, ABET criteria focus on what students experience and learn. ABET accreditation reviews look at program curricula, faculty, facilities, and institutional support and are conducted by teams of highly skilled professionals from industry, academia, and government, with expertise in the ABET disciplines.

ABET is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization with ISO 9001:2015 certification. It currently accredits 4,005 programs at over 793 colleges and universities in 32 countries.

More information about ABET, its member societies, and the accreditation criteria used to evaluate programs can be found at www.abet.org.

The American University of the Middle East continuously strives to reinforce its position as a leading institution of higher education that aims to offer a holistic learning experience to its students and makes them readier for the job market.

Previously, the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET has accredited BS programs in Computer, Electrical, and Industrial Engineering. In addition, the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET has accredited the Telecommunications and Networking Technology (TNT) program.