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Florida Tech Consistently Ranks Among Top Tier 1 Colleges

By University Alliance on October 21, 2011

U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2012 Names Florida Tech a Tier 1 Best National University

Florida Institute of Technology was named a Tier 1 Best National University by U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2012. Florida Tech is just one of over 200 national colleges and universities to receive this prestigious ranking and is listed as the second-highest-ranked private National University in Florida.

Now students from across the country and around the world can discover why Florida Tech is so highly regarded by students, educators and administrators everywhere. Students enrolled in Florida Tech University Online gain the essential knowledge and expertise needed to compete in today’s job market. In addition, their potential and current employers, as well as peers, recognize the prestige of degrees and certificates earned from a U.S. News & World Report-ranked Tier 1 Best National University.

With a dynamic video-based e-learning platform, students enjoy an enhanced learning experience featuring downloadable, streaming video lectures that can be accessed conveniently at home, at work or on their smartphone. Students may pause, rewind and review lectures to learn at their own pace. They also enjoy fully interactive class participation and instructor support via online chat rooms and discussion boards.

In collaboration with Bisk Education’s University Alliance Division, Florida Tech offers undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs online, in the following disciplines:

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Applied Psychology
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Technology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Healthcare Management
  • Human Resources
  • Internet Marketing
  • Liberal Arts
  • Marketing
  • Project Management

“University Alliance is proud to empower working professionals around the globe with access to Florida Tech’s highly esteemed, career-enhancing education,” said Adrian Marullier, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of University Alliance. “The U.S. News & World Report Tier 1 Best National University ranking highlights Florida Tech’s prestigious education available 100% online. Earning a degree or certificate from Florida Tech University Online can distinguish job seekers and career advancers from their peers – a distinct advantage in this competitive environment.”

U.S. News, widely known for its college rankings, follows an extensive data-gathering and evaluation process to rank each of the 1,400 national institutions included inBest Colleges 2012,which waspublished September 12, 2011. Colleges and universities are categorized based on mission, location and focus. Each school is then judged in 16 areas relating to academic excellence.

For more information about Florida Tech’s online degree programs, visit

About Florida Tech

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 theFiske Guide to Collegesand named inBarron’s Best Buys in College Education. Founded in 1958, Florida Tech has more than 50,000 alumni. Its main campus is located on 130 subtropical acres in Melbourne, Florida, on the state’s famous Space Coast.

About Bisk Education, Inc.

Founded in 1971, Bisk Education is the world’s leading provider of professional education online. The University Alliance (UA), a division of Bisk, 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. Powered by UA’s technology and support services, our university partners have surpassed 450,000 online enrollments – making UA the largest facilitator of e-learning in the country. University partners include Villanova University, the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business, the University of San Francisco, the University of Vermont, Florida Institute of Technology, The University of Scranton, Jacksonville University and Dominican University. U.S. News University Directory, part of the Bisk network, provides comprehensive and unbiased information on more than 2,000 academic institutions directly from U.S. News & World Report, the most trusted source for college and university rankings since 1983.

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