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The Department's BS program in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. The accreditation is based on both the CS curriculum and the process management used within the department for assessment/improvement.
The survey that alumni periodically receive from us helps us tabulate data to be used in our process improvement and participation in these surveys provides valuable input. This can be accessed from the departmental web page here . And the employer's survey can be accessed from the departmental web page here .
Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET
111 Market Place, Suite 1050
Baltimore, MD. 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700
Missouri S&T is among the first to be designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research ( CAE-R ) for academic years 2008-2013. This certification is Jointly Sponsored by the National Security Agency ( NSA ) and the Department of Homeland Security ( DHS ). The goal of the CAE-R program is to proactively increase our understanding of robust IA technology, policy, and practices that will enable our Nation to effectively prevent and respond to a catastrophic cyber event. This program will contribute significantly to the advancement of state-of-the-art IA knowledge and practice. Missouri S&T is recognized as a school with programs that integrate research activities into the curriculum and into the classroom setting. As an IA research center, Missouri S&T will have the opportunity to drill deeper into much needed solutions for securing critical information systems and networks. This certification will build closer ties with NSA , DHS , and other federal agencies with insight into academic IA programs (with their reach into industry) that can support advanced academic, research, and development capabilities. The certification also allows Missouri S&T to participate in government-academia researcher exchanges.
This certification adds to Missouri S&T’s certification as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education ( http://cs.mst.edu/department/CAE.html )
A ceremony recognizing the certification was held at an awards dinner on Wednesday, 4 June 2008 during the annual conference of the Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education.