The Air Force Institute of Technology has been continuously accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) since 1960. AFIT participates through the Open Pathway reaffirmation of accreditation process, and last underwent a comprehensive self-study and site visit during the 2010-2011 academic year in which its regional accreditation was reaffirmed. AFIT's next comprehensive evaluation is scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year. Please see our statement of accreditation status page on the HLC web site for more information.
HLC contact information:
The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1413
Commercial: (800) 621-7440
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Program Accreditation: ABET
The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET) is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization which accredits college and university programs in the disciplines of applied and natural science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology at the associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree levels. It is recognized as a worldwide leader in assuring quality in educational programs and assures that academic programs meet the quality standards of the profession for which that program prepares graduates.
AFIT's Graduate School of Engineering and Management’s next comprehensive review occurs in the 2020-2021 academic year.
The academic programs accredited by ABET in the Graduate School of Engineering and Management are listed below. The abbreviation “EAC” means the Engineering Accreditation Commission and “ANSAC” means the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission.
|Department||Program||Accreditor||Degree Level||Initial Accreditation|
|Aeronautics & Astronautics||Aeronautical Engineering||EAC of ABET||MS||1964|
|Aeronautics & Astronautics||Astronautical Engineering||EAC of ABET||MS||1964|
|Electrical and Computer Engineering||Computer Engineering||EAC of ABET||MS||1985|
|Electrical and Computer Engineering||Electrical Engineering||EAC of ABET||MS||1975|
|Engineering Physics||Nuclear Engineering||EAC of ABET||MS||1964|
|Systems Engineering & Management||Engineering Management||EAC of ABET||MS||2002|
|Systems Engineering & Management||Environmental Engineering & Science||EAC of ABET||MS||2005|
|Systems Engineering & Management||Industrial Hygiene||ANSAC of ABET||MS||2011|
|Systems Engineering & Management||Systems Engineering||EAC of ABET||MS||1975|
ABET contact information:
415 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
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