Tampa, FL – More than 1,000 Florida Institute of Technology students received their diplomas during the recent Spring 2014 commencement ceremonies, including 144 students who earned their degree through Florida Tech’s online programs.
The May 3 ceremonies at the Charles and Ruth Clemente Center on Florida Tech’s Melbourne campus included the awarding of undergraduate degrees to 488 students and master’s and doctoral degrees to 596 students. The Class of 2014 represented 42 U.S. states and 55 nations.
Florida Tech’s world-renowned academics are available to students 100% online, with dozens of in-demand undergraduate and graduate degree programs and for-credit graduate certificates, including Information Assurance and Cybersecurity, Applied Psychology, Criminal Justice and Healthcare Management. U.S. News & World Report named Florida Tech in its 2014 rankings of Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs.
“Our online students earn the same diploma as main-campus students,” said Brian Ehrlich, Associate Vice President – Director of Online Learning at Florida Tech. “We are pleased to congratulate all of our Spring 2014 graduates as they prepare to continue their education or advance their career.”
Florida Tech’s 100% online programs feature a professor-led video based e-learning system, with discussion boards, live chat rooms, and streaming and downloadable lectures that can be accessed 24/7 via mobile device or desktop computer.
For more information about Florida Tech’s degree programs and for-credit graduate certificates available online, 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 and is also ranked among the top 200 universities in the world by Times Higher Education. It is also rated by the Fiske Guide to Colleges and named a best buy 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) is a leader in facilitating the 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. Universities that collaborate with UA include Villanova University, the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, Florida Institute of Technology, Michigan State University, University of Florida, University of South Florida, Valparaiso University, New England College, University of St. Thomas, University of San Francisco, Jacksonville University, University of Vermont, The University of Scranton, and Dominican University.