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August 25, 2022

Benedict’s environmental engineering program receives accreditation

Benedict College is now the first historically Black college or university in South Carolina to offer an accredited environmental engineering program.

The college’s Environmental Engineering program recently received its initial accreditation by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, the national organization that accredits undergraduate programs in engineering, engineering technology and computer science.

Benedict is one of only two HBCUs in the state to offer a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering, according to a news release from the college. The only other accredited program in South Carolina is at Clemson University.

[read more | source: Columbia Regional Business Report]

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