The 2013-14 academic year marks the 30th anniversary of the College of Engineering and Applied Science's Center for Advanced Engineering and Technology Education (CAETE). A pioneer in distance learning and professional studies, CAETE provides convenient and ﬂexible education for working professionals by offering graduate engineering degree programs and certiﬁcates in an accessible, online format.
Thousands of companies from across the nation and around the globe have participated in CAETE programs. "Back in 1983 when the CAETE program was launched, who could have imaged how signiﬁcant a role distance learning would play in helping professionals acquire the knowledge and skills to elevate their careers to new levels?" says Dave Fusco, CAETE director. "When CAETE was started, the term 'distance learning' was little more than a fresh new concept on the education landscape. Now it's a household name, and CAETE has been at the forefront meeting the evolving needs of individuals and companies since the very beginning."
Consistently ranked as one of the best online graduate resources, CAETE delivers distance learning virtually anywhere around the world. It gives professionals the power to reach educational goals without ever setting foot in a classroom. Affordable Colleges Online recently named CAETE as one of the top 35 colleges revolutionizing online education.
Here's to the next 30 years: May they be as successful and rewarding for our students and faculty as the ﬁrst 30 years have been!