June 23, 2013
June 23, 2013
June 26, 2013
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You Know You Can, but Should You and Will You? The Status of Master’s Level Accreditation in Civil EngineeringAbstractIn 2008, with the support of the American Society of Civil Engineers and theNational Academy of Engineering, ABET lifted its prohibition on dual-levelaccreditation. Currently, only one school in the nation, The University ofLouisville, has attained accreditation for both the bachelor’s and master’s degreesin civil engineering. This paper will examine the advantages and disadvantages ofdual-level accreditation. The results of a survey of the civil engineers departmenthead’s council will be used to explore how many programs intend to seek dual-level accreditation as well as the reasons for why or why they do not plan to seekaccreditation of their master’s programs.
Welker, A. L. (2013, June), You Know You Can, but Should You and Will You? The Status of Master’s Level Accreditation in Civil Engineering Paper presented at 2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia. https://peer.asee.org/22787
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