Engineering program earns accreditation
ABET has accredited the Mechanical Engineering program at UJ.
The University of Jamestown’s bachelor’s 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.
“Our faculty have worked hard to establish a quality program in Mechanical Engineering, and it is gratifying to see that work recognized by their peers in ABET,” states Dr. Christopher Redfearn, Associate Provost and Dean of the Undergraduate College. “We look forward to continued excellence in our Mechanical Engineering program.”
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 4,361 programs at 850 colleges and universities in 41 countries and areas.
More information about ABET, its member societies and the accreditation criteria used to evaluate programs can be found at www.abet.org.
Established as Jamestown College in 1883 by members of the Presbyterian Church, The University of Jamestown is a private, liberal arts university granting Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees as well as master’s degrees in Education, Leadership, Clinical Counseling and a Fargo-based Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. UJ Accelerated, the newest division of the University, is based in Phoenix, Arizona, and delivers intensive upskilling opportunities to learners in a variety of settings.
For more information about The University of Jamestown’s bachelor’s degree program in Mechanical Engineering, visit https://www.uj.edu/academics/programs/mechanical-engineering/.