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Engineering Management Program Accreditation: Comparing AACSB and ABETAmy K. Zander, Ph.D., P.E.Director, Engineering & Management ProgramClarkson University, Potsdam, NYAbstractIt is feasible for engineering management, industrial engineering or management informationsystems programs that reside in schools of business to achieve accreditation by both theAssociation for Advancing Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and ABET EngineeringAccreditation Commission (EAC) or Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC). A smallnumber of programs have done so and there is active movement toward this end by some otherprograms. Most of the criteria of each accrediting body are compatible or even synergistic. Thispaper explores the similarities and differences in the accreditation philosophies of the twoaccrediting bodies and how those philosophies apply to engineering management programs inparticular.
Zander, A. K. (2011, June), Engineering Management Program Accreditation: Comparing AACSB and ABET Paper presented at 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, BC. 10.18260/1-2--17880
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