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Timely Infographic Highlights Supply Chain’s Role in Supporting Space Travel, Asteroid Mining

By University Alliance on March 26, 2013

Florida Tech’s space connection continues with Master of Science in Supply Chain Management program, offered 100% online.

Tampa FL – FloridaTech University Online, a leader in technological innovation, highlights supply chain management’s (SCM) role in space travel and the future of space commerce in a new infographic, The Space Supply Chain Today and Tomorrow. Ranked a Tier 1 Best National University by U.S. News & World Report, Florida Tech is preparing tomorrow’s SCM leaders with a Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management, available to professionals worldwide, 100% online.

The infographic highlights supply chain related information required for delivering materials for projects in space. It is a prime example of supply chain management - the intricate and complex process of ensuring that the two-way flow of materials, finance, people and information from raw materials reaches its end destination.

Florida Tech University Online, consistently ranked by respected publications such as Forbes, Washington Monthly and Princeton Review, offers master’s program participants the specific knowledge required to manage the flow of materials through the supply chain. Students also study logistics management, transportation policies and global supply chain analysis and planning. This is expertise that can be utilized immediately and throughout the student’s career, whether that path involves supply chain management for space travel, asteroid mining or pursuits here on earth. 

“Florida Tech’s historic innovation began in 1958, when we first provided education to NASA’s Cape Canaveral personnel,” said Brian Ehrlich, Assistant Vice President, Director of Online Learning, Florida Institute of Technology.  “We now offer education in the most innovative manner: 100% online. Our M.S. in Supply Chain Management program prepares students with the specialized knowledge needed to succeed as supply chain managers/logisticians, one of today’s fastest-growing occupations.”

The master’s degree program is offered through the convenience of 100% online courses with 24/7 access in a video-based, interactive e-learning platform, powered by University Alliance (UA) technology. No matter where they may be, students can gain an in-depth awareness of supply chain management principles, plus the prestige and competitive edge of a Florida Tech diploma. Classes begin every eight weeks, with no application fee or GRE/GMAT required. For enrollment information, visit

To learn more about Florida Tech’s master’s degree in supply chain management, call 855-300-1469 or 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 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.

About University Alliance

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.

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