For Students and Families

ABET accredits more than 3,100 technical education programs worldwide.

Welcome to ABET

Accreditation is proof that the quality of an academic program meets the standards of the profession.

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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.

Learn why you should choose an ABET-accredited program.

Explore Technical Careers

The world faces a shortage of critical technical skills. There is a huge demand for talented, educated people who dream big and are inspired by the idea of changing the world.

Explore Technical Careers

Diploma & Accreditation Mills

What is a ''diploma mill?" Why should you avoid them? And how can you tell if a degree program has no value?

Make sure that you attend a program that ABET has accredited.

Employers Prefer Graduates of ABET-Accredited Programs

Every day, thousands of technical jobs requiring graduation from an ABET-accreditation program are available.

Look at the possibilities!

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What Does ABET Stand For?

Originally, "ABET" stood for "the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology." The organization changed its name to simply "ABET" in 2005.