The mechanical engineering undergraduate program at Ole Miss has been accredited since 1959
Our B.S. Mechanical Engineering degree is accredited by the ABET’s Engineering Accreditation Commission. ABET has accredited more than 3,000 academic programs in computing, engineering, engineering technology, and applied and natural science disciplines.
Accreditation recognizes academic programs that meet stringent criteria. This helps students and employers know that the university is providing a solid background in preparation for a career or future study.
Program educational objectives
The graduates of the program will:
- Meet or exceed the expectations of their employers
- Pursue advanced study if desired
- Assume leadership roles in their professions and/or communities
The graduates of the program will demonstrate:
- an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
- an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
- an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
- an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
- an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
- an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
- an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies