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ABET Accreditation

What is ABET accreditation?
The Information Technology Bachelor’s Degree Program at Tulane SoPA is ABET accredited. ABET accreditation is highly selective and the gold standard in applied computing. This assures that Tulane SoPA’s BA in Information Technology program meets the standards essential to preparing graduates for critical STEM fields. Graduates from an ABET-accredited program have a solid educational foundation and are capable of leading the way in innovation, emerging technologies, and anticipating the welfare and safety needs of the public. Learn more about ABET here.

What does ABET accreditation involve?
The accreditation process involves reviews of program curricula, faculty, facilities, and institutional support and is conducted by teams of highly skilled professionals from industry, academia, and government, with expertise in the ABET disciplines. The accreditation process is highly rigorous and takes 18 months to complete. For more information on ABET accreditation, click here.

What is the impact of ABET accreditation on my education?
Attending an ABET accredited institution ensures the IT curriculum teaches the most career-relevant standards. Graduating from an ABET accredited institution helps increase your access to career opportunities. It also paves the way for technical licensure and certification. Learn more here.