About Us

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Our History

In 1995 the Inter American University of Puerto Rico, Bayamón Campus (IAUPRBC) launched their first three engineering programs (Electrical, Industrial and Mechanical). On January 1997, the academic program and services moved to the current location at Road 830, Dr. John Will Harris in Bayamón, Puerto Rico. In 1998, the Board of Trustees approved for the Inter American University of Puerto Rico, Bayamón Campus (IAUPRBC) a new mission focused on programs in Science, Engineering and Technology. The first students’ class was graduated in year 2000. The Computer Engineering program began operation in 2004 with less than 15 students, the first computer engineering class was in 2008.

Mission Statement

The mission of the School of Engineering is to develop outstanding professionals in the engineering field, competent to work in different scenarios, and able to contribute with their knowledge, skills, and abilities to the well-being of society.

Accreditations

Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering programs are accredited by the Council on Higher Education of Puerto Rico and the Middle States Commission of Higher Education.

ABET

Industrial Engineering programs, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering are accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).EAC-RGB-W-S

The ABET accreditation ensures that the program meets the quality standards established by the engineering profession for which the student is prepared. ABET accreditation is important for the following reasons: reliability accreditation provides students and their parents at the time of selecting a quality academic program for college for their children. Accreditation provides confidence to employers when recruiting new graduates. The accreditation demonstrates the commitment of academic programs to evaluate and improve their quality in a continuous manner.