July 6, 2023 – Thunder Bay, Ont.
Lakehead University’s Electrical Engineering degree program has received the maximum possible accreditation from a recent review conducted by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB).
The Electrical Engineering program has received accreditation for a full six years, up to June 30, 2029.
“This accreditation represents a ringing endorsement of Lakehead’s Faculty of Engineering. It celebrates our commitment to delivering high-quality professional programs that are academically rigorous and align with the needs of industry,” said Dr. Janusz Kozinski, Dean of Engineering.
Lakehead’s Department of Electrical Engineering offers outstanding undergraduate and graduate education, along with world-class researchers.
“We are very proud to receive this latest approval from our regulatory body,” Dr. Kozinski added.
Lakehead’s undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering was first established in 1974, and it has achieved accreditation ever since.
The CEAB, part of Engineers Canada, accredits Canadian undergraduate programs in engineering.
Students who receive a degree from an accredited engineering program meet the academic requirements needed to become licensed with Canada's engineering regulators.
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Lakehead University is a fully comprehensive university with approximately 9,700 full-time equivalent students and over 2,000 faculty and staff at two campuses in Orillia and Thunder Bay, Ontario. Lakehead has nine faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Graduate Studies, Health & Behavioural Sciences, Law, Natural Resources Management, Science & Environmental Studies, and Social Sciences & Humanities. Lakehead University’s achievements have been recognized nationally and internationally, including being ranked in the top half of Times Higher Education's 2023 World Universities Rankings for the fourth consecutive year, and the number one university in the world with fewer than 9,000 students in THE’s 2023 Impact Rankings (which assesses institutions against the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals). Visit www.lakeheadu.ca.