ABET Accreditation

ABET, Inc. 
415 North Charles Street; Baltimore, MD 21202 
(410) 347-7700

What is ABET Accreditation?

ABET accreditation is assurance that a college or university program meets the quality standards established by the profession for which it prepares its students. ABET has four accreditation commissions:

(1) Engineering Accreditation Commission, i.e., EAC,

(2) Technology Accreditation Commission, TAC,

(3) Applied Science Accreditation Commission, ASAC, and

(4) Computing Accreditation Commission. 

Why Is ABET accreditation important?

• Accreditation helps students and their parents choose quality college programs. 

• Accreditation enables employers to recruit graduates they know are well-prepared. 

• Accreditation is used by registration, licensure, and certification boards to screen applicants.

• Accreditation gives colleges and universities a structured mechanism to assess, evaluate, and improve the quality of their programs.

Maritime College's Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture,  Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Facilities Engineering programs are accredited by EAC.