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ABET Accreditation

RMU's bachelor's degrees in engineering and manufacturing engineering were re-accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050 Baltimore, MD 21202-4012. Telephone: (410) 347-7700.

ABET, Inc., is the recognized U.S. accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. Accreditation ensures the quality of the post-secondary education students receive.

The Department of Engineering at Robert Morris University has two programs accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, http://www.abet.org

 

  • B.S. in Engineering
    • Biomedical Engineering Concentration
    • Industrial Engineering Concentration
    • Mechanical Engineering Concentration
    • Software Engineering Concentration
  • B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering

 

The Program’s Educational Objectives are:

For BS Engineering

Within five years of graduation, the graduates should:

 

  • Objective 1. Be technically competent engineers.
  • Objective 2. Be hands-on practitioners of engineering.
  • Objective 3. Possess strong understanding of business and, strong team and communications skills.
  • Objective 4. Be well-prepared to embrace the continuous learning necessary to practice engineering over their entire professional lifetimes.
  • Objective 5. Have a strong understanding of engineering ethics.

 

For BS Manufacturing Engineering

Within five years of graduation, the graduates should:

 

  • Objective 1. Be technically competent manufacturing engineers with strong background in materials and processes, product, tooling and assembly engineering, manufacturing systems and operations as well as manufacturing competitiveness.
  • Objective 2. Be hands-on practitioners of manufacturing engineering.
  • Objective 3. Possess strong understanding of business and, strong team and communications skills.
  • Objective 4. Be well-prepared to embrace the continuous learning necessary to practice manufacturing engineering over their entire professional lifetimes.
  • Objective 5. Have a strong understanding of engineering ethics.

 

The Engineering General Student Outcomes for B.S. Engineering & B.S. Manufacturing Engineering are:

ABET derived Outcomes

1. [A]

RMU Graduates have an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.

2. [B]

RMU Graduates have an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.

3. [C]

RMU Graduates have and ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.

4. [D]

RMU Graduates have an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.

5. [E]

RMU Graduates have an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.

6. [F]

RMU Graduates have an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.

7. [G]

RMU Graduates have an ability to communicate effectively.

8. [H]

RMU Graduates have the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.

9. [I]

RMU Graduates have recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.

10. [J]

RMU Graduates have knowledge of contemporary issues.

11. [K]

RMU Graduates have an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.


The B.S. Manufacturing Engineering Specific Student Outcomes:

Engineering Enrollment and Graduation Data

 

The following is provided if you require more information regarding the ABET organization or the accreditation process.

 

Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission

ABET, Inc.

111 Market Place, Suite 1050

Baltimore, Maryland 21202-4012

 

Phone: 410-347-7700

Fax: 410-625-2238

e-mail: tac@abet.org

web: http://www.abet.org