Tampa, FL – Florida Institute of Technology awarded associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees on December 14, 2013. Two commencement ceremonies were held on campus at the Charles and Ruth Clemente Center in Melbourne, Florida. The undergraduate ceremony for those earning associate’s and bachelor’s degrees took place at 9:30 a.m., with the graduate ceremony for master’s and doctoral degrees being held at 2 p.m.
317 participating in the December commencement ceremony earned their degrees through Florida Tech University Online’s undergraduate and graduate degree programs offered 100% online. Overall Florida Tech’s online programs saw 441 graduates from around the U.S. earn their degree. Students earning their degrees using the online platform enjoy the same curriculum, receive the same diploma as ground-based students and are encouraged to participate in the commencement ceremonies with their on campus counterparts.
“Florida Tech is proud of our graduates, and we are pleased to offer professionals everywhere a world-class education with Florida Tech’s quality degree programs available online,” said Florida Tech’s Brian Ehrlich, Associate Vice President – Director of Online Learning, “We are committed to offering top-quality online education to help students advance their knowledge and skills to compete in today’s competitive job market.”
Florida Tech offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs and for-credit graduate certificates 100% online in areas of study including:
Florida Tech is ranked a Tier 1 Best National University by U.S. News & World Report.
Through University Alliance, Florida Tech offers students a professor-led video-based e-learning platform for 24/7 access to the virtual classroom. Students may view instructor-led, streaming video lectures, download MP3 and MP4 files to their mobile devices, and communicate with faculty and fellow students through live chat rooms and discussion boards.
For more information about Florida Tech’s online degree programs, visit www.floridatechonline.com or call 855-300-1469.
Florida Tech is a regionally accredited university that is world renowned for its distinguished faculty, comprehensive curriculum and unyielding innovation. Florida Tech is ranked a Tier 1 Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. It is also rated by the Fiske Guide to Colleges and named in Barron’s Best Buys in College Education. Founded in 1958, Florida Tech has more than 60,000 alumni. Its main campus is located on 130 subtropical acres in Melbourne, Florida, on the state’s famous Space Coast.
University Alliance (UA) facilitates the promotion and online delivery of associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees as well as professional certificate programs from the nation’s leading traditional universities and institutions. Universities powered by UA’s technology and support services have surpassed 450,000 online enrollments – making UA one of the largest facilitators of e-learning in the country.