ABET, the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc., is the recognized U.S. accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology. ABET also provides leadership internationally through workshops, memoranda of understanding and mutual recognition agreements, such as the Washington Accord. ABET also evaluates programs offered in a 100-percent online format.

The School of Engineering will be pursuing ABET accreditation for the MDE major during its next regular accreditation cycle.

Program Educational Outcomes (PEOs)

The Multidisciplinary Engineering Degree is overseen by faculty from the School of Engineering as well as the Engineering Undergraduate Programs Office, who strive to continuously improve our undergraduate program in Multidisciplinary Engineering. The program’s educational objectives (PEOs) are that our graduates:

  • ...will be gainfully employed in Engineering or related career paths including industrial, academic, governmental and non-governmental organizations.
  • ...will continue their professional development by engaging in professional activities and/or training to enhance their careers and/or pursue post-graduate studies.

Current Enrollment (as of Fall 2023)

First Year Second Year Third Year Fourth Year Fourth+ Year
Number of Students 17 12 18 5 0

Number of Graduates (Through August 2023)

May/August 2023*
Number of Graduates 0

*Note: As a new program, MDE expects its first graduates in Spring 2024.