University of Vermont

College Mission + Profile

Welcome from Dean Luis Garcia

Dean Luis Garcia Welcome to the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (CEMS) at UVM. You have chosen a field of study that will enable you to shape the future of our world as society faces ever-larger challenges, such as utilizing our limited resources more efficiently, reducing the human race footprint on the planet, and developing new and more powerful computing tools that allow us to solve problems faster and more efficiently. As a member of the CEMS community you will learn skills that will help you develop into a topnotch STEM thinker and professional.

CEMS is a close-knit community where students get to know each other and their professors. Our STEM-oriented school within a comprehensive university setting provides students the opportunity to take advantage of a holistic graduate and undergraduate experience. In addition to our degree programs we also offer innovative certificate programs which provide credentials that build an individual’s qualifications and support his or her desire to make career changes, advance within a field, or access a higher paying job.

The cross-pollination of ideas is only possible in a setting like CEMS, where students have the opportunity to gain knowledge of supporting disciplines within and outside the college. Our aim is to provide you with a unique experience that allows you to maximize your individual potential while providing you a world-class education and skill set. Again welcome to CEMS.

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ABET Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science degrees in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Mechanical Engingeering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET (http://www.abet.org/).