Florida Institute of Technology awarded associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees to the largest graduating class ever at the Spring 2011 commencement ceremony in Melbourne, Fla., May 7. Participants walking in the graduation ceremony included almost 100 Florida Tech University Online students.
“As a Government civilian employee, just pursuing my degree with Florida Tech has already impacted my life,” said Teresa Hines who graduated from Florida Institute of Technology with a Master of Science in Information Technology. “It has allowed me to obtain a new position and a promotion in a field I never dreamed of. Most importantly, I have met some amazing people from the staff, professors and classmates who have already made a difference in my life. I am honored that I was able to participate in the graduation ceremony to celebrate this special achievement with my family and all of my peers from the Florida Tech University Online degree programs.”
Florida Tech University Online offers adult learners nationally recognized undergraduate and graduate programs with the flexibility of 24/7 access. Students enjoy the convenience of online learning – with no specific login times, downloadable lectures, discussion boards and more – while earning the same diploma as main-campus students. Professionals around world can achieve their educational and career goals realistically with balancing work, life and family.
“We are proud of each student in this group of graduates. The increasing number of individuals improving their lives and achieving their educational goals is inspiring,” said Mary Bonhomme, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean, Online Learning, Florida Institute of Technology. “We will continue to deliver Florida Tech’s renowned world-class education to professionals seeking new skills and knowledge to advance their careers and compete for today’s most in-demand jobs.”
For more information about Florida Tech’s online degree programs, visit www.floridatechonline.com.
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 50,000 alumni. Its main campus is located on 130 subtropical acres in Melbourne, Florida, on the state’s famous Space Coast.
Florida Tech, with the assistance of University Alliance, has one of the largest nationally ranked online programs in the nation with more than 38 of the most sought-after associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs.
Florida Institute of Technology is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, education specialist and doctoral degrees.
The 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. Powered by UA’s technology and support services, its 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 Universit, and Dominican University.