Engineering Degrees and Branches

Engineering The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredits college and university programs in engineering and engineering technology. ABET accreditation is based on a program's faculty, curriculum, and facilities; the achievement of a program's students; program improvements; and institutional commitment to specific principles of quality and ethics. Graduation from an ABET-accredited program may be required for engineers who need to be licensed.

Graduateshotline strongly recommends checking if your college/university program is ABET certified. List of top ranked engineering colleges. To get admission in top college, you need to have a good score in GRE or SAT (for BS), good GPA, good recommendation letters. Research work/experience helps in getting admission in MS/Ph.D.

Some branches of engineering are concentrated in particular industries and geographic areas; for example, petroleum engineering jobs tend to be located in States with sizable petroleum deposits, such as Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Alaska, and California.

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