The CIS program is accredited by Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. ABET accreditation is a significant achievement for JMU's CIS program. The accreditation ensures that our program meets high educational quality standards and demonstrates our commitment to the continuous improvement of the quality of our program – both now and in the future.
Accreditation is important to the constituents we serve. It means that:
When you choose an accredited program such as JMU's computer information system program, you are choosing wisely. Accreditation assures that CIS has met educational quality standards set by the applied science profession. To employers, graduate schools, and licensure, certification, and registration boards, graduation from an accredited program signifies adequate preparation for launching a professional career. In fact, many of these groups require graduation from an accredited program as a minimum qualification. ABET accreditation is an important indicator of the program’s commitment to quality and may be a key to your successful professional future.
The faculty and students of the CIS program are committed to the continuous process of self-examination to ensure that we are meeting the highest standards of rigor and relevance in our pursuit of educational excellence.