College of Engineering and Technology Accreditation

ABET Accreditation

GCU’s College of Engineering and Technology has three baccalaureate degree programs accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, four baccalaureate degree programs accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET and one baccalaureate degree program accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.

ABET is a nonprofit, non-governmental global accreditation body and a collective of 36 member societies that represent a vast array of industry professionals across the world. These societies help to establish the accreditation criteria for their areas of expertise.

Through these standards, ABET accreditation assures that the educational experience for students meets global specifications for technical education in key disciplines.

Because many technical professions require graduation from an ABET-accredited program, ABET helps 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.

The following programs have been accredited by ABET:

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ABET Computing Accreditation Commission

The College of Engineering and Technology’s Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with an Emphasis in Business Entrepreneurship, the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with an Emphasis in Big Data Analytics and the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with an Emphasis in Game and Simulation Development programs are accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

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ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission

The College of Engineering and Technology’s Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering, the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and the Bachelor of Science in Engineering with an Emphasis in Robotics programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

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ABET Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission

The College of Engineering and Technology’s Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.

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CAE-CD Designation

GCU’s Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity and Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with an Emphasis in Cybersecurity programs were awarded the National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CD) designation.1 CAE-CD designation recognizes college programs that meet the standards of learning concepts and skills outlined by the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Defense (DoD).

1 Retrieved from National Security Agency Central Security Service, NSA Congratulates Centers of Academic Excellence in December 2019.

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Grand Canyon University has been fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) since 1968. Learn more about this accreditation and how it helps to serve all university employees and students.

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