The College of Engineering and Computer Sciences (CECS) encourages undergraduate students to join professional association(s) and student organization(s) during their first year at Marshall.
Professional associations like the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and Women in Technology (WIT) set professional and educational standards and provide job and career services for their members. Professional associations sponsor conferences, publish journals, and are important for professional development and networking.
Student organizations like the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Marshall University Student Chapter (IEEE), Women In Technology (WIT), and Geeks and Gadgets give Marshall students a chance to meet their peers and faculty in their major. Student organizations also give students a chance to pursue leadership roles, organize and participate in on campus events, and network with fellow professionals and alumni throughout the Tri-State region.
Marshall University is accredited as an institution of higher learning by The Higher Learning Commission. The Higher Learning Commission can be reached at 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602; toll-free 1-800-621-7440; (https://www.hlcommission.org/)
Marshall University in its entirety is accredited by HLC and all of the University’s programs are covered by the HLC accreditation. Several of our University’s academic programs are accredited and/or recognized by their own specialized accrediting bodies, in addition to the HLC designation.
The Computer Science (BS) in the College of Engineering & Computer Sciences is also fully accredited and in good standing with the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET