The Mechanical Engineering Technology Program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET, Inc., http://www.abet.org. ABET is a specialized accrediting board recognized by the Council for Higher Education and/ or the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.
The Mechanical Engineering Technology Bachelor of Science Program at Oregon Institute of Technology is an applied engineering technology program. Its mission is to provide graduates with the skills and knowledge for successful careers in mechanical and manufacturing engineering.
Program educational objectives are broad statements that describe the career and professional accomplishments that the program is preparing graduates to achieve. The program educational objectives of Oregon Tech's Mechanical Engineering Technology program are to produce alumni who:
The Mechanical Engineering Technology program outcomes have been mapped to the ABET a-k outcomes listed below.
In addition to the eleven a-k outcomes, there is an additional outcome identified through the ABET Mechanical Engineering specific criteria. This outcome is shown below.
MET 1: Graduates must demonstrate that they can apply specific program principles to the analysis, design, development, implementation, or oversight of more advanced mechanical systems or processes.
During the 2016-17 academic year, the Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology faculty formally assessed the student learning outcomes summarized in the annual program report. Additional details can be found in department assessment records.