WPI’s Foisie Business School is an accredited member of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
As the world’s largest business education alliance, AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) connects educators, students, and business to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders. Synonymous with the highest standards of excellence since 1916, AACSB provides quality assurance, business education intelligence, and professional development services to over 1,500 member organizations and more than 785 accredited business schools worldwide. With its global headquarters in Tampa, Florida, USA; Europe, Middle East, and Africa headquarters in Amsterdam, the Netherlands; and Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, AACSB’s mission is to foster engagement, accelerate innovation, and amplify impact in business education. For more information, visit aacsb.edu.
For over a century, AACSB Accreditation has been synonymous with the highest standards in business education. Accredited schools have successfully undergone a rigorous review process conducted by their peers in the business education community, ensuring that they have the resources, credentials, and commitment needed to provide students with a first-rate, future-focused business education.
The Foisie Business School (FBS), formerly the Department of Management, received initial AACSB accreditation in 2003, and successfully completed a re-accreditation review in 2013.
The Foisie School of Business Industrial Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.
ABET is a specialized accreditor that accredits college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology.
With ABET accreditation, students, parents, employers, and the society we serve can be confident that a program meets the quality standards that produce graduates prepared to enter a global workforce.
The mission of the Industrial Engineering (IE) Program at WPI is to prepare undergraduate students for professional engineering practice, providing the foundation for careers of leadership in challenging global and technological environments. We strive to accomplish this through:
The educational objectives of the IE Program describe the expected accomplishments of graduates during the first few years after graduation. They include:
Specifically, graduating students should demonstrate that they attain the following:
Click here for engineering student enrollment and graduate data (PDF) on each program (pages 18 and 27).