FIU College of Engineering and Computing

Florida International University - Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Frequently Asked Questions

1) Are the online programs offered through ECE and FIU Online ABET accredited?

The Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, Inc., 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, Telephone: (410) 347-7700 accredits engineering programs on a nationwide basis. ABET accreditation provides assurance that a college or university program meets the quality standards established by the profession for which the program prepares its students.

Baccalaureate engineering programs in Computing Engineering and Electrical Engineering are accredited by EAC. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has started new online delivery paths for Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering degrees. Although the online delivery courses for these degrees follow the same curriculum as our onsite courses, the online pathways have not yet been reviewed by the ABET accreditation board.

All academic programs of Florida International University are approved by the Florida Board of Education, the FIU Board of Trustees and the Florida Board of Governors. The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees.