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Florida Tech Honored for Supporting Servicemembers, Veterans

Florida Tech’s 100% online degree and certificate programs can be accessed anytime, anywhere by military students.

By University Alliance on October 31, 2014
Florida Tech Among ‘Best Colleges for Veterans’

Florida Institute of Technology is among the nation’s Best Colleges for Veterans, according to the 2015 rankings from U.S. News & World Report. In its second year providing these rankings U.S. News & World Report again recognized Florida Tech for its support of veterans, active-duty servicemembers and their dependents.

To be ranked by U.S. News, universities must be certified for the GI Bill®, belong to the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Consortium and participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program.

At Florida Tech, military students can also access benefits including:

  • Special military tuition rate of $250 per credit hour for active-duty servicemembers, selected Reserves, National Guard servicemembers and their spouses
  • 10% savings on undergraduate tuition rates for veterans and their spouses, as well as dependents of deceased or disabled veterans
  • 10% savings on graduate tuition rates for active duty, selected Reserves, National Guard,  Veterans and their spouses, as well as dependents of deceased or disabled veterans
  • Military personnel can exit and re-enter online programs without penalty during temporary duty assignments.

“It’s a tremendous honor to once more be recognized for supporting our servicemembers,” said Brian Ehrlich, Associate Vice President of Online Learning at Florida Tech, which is also ranked a Tier 1 Best National University by U.S. News and has been named as “military-friendly” by G.I. Jobs.

Florida Tech’s 100% online degree programs and for-credit graduate certificates offer 24/7 access to downloadable professor-led video lectures from a desktop, laptop or mobile device, powered by Bisk Education.

Military students can choose from dozens of in-demand undergraduate and graduate programs available online, including multiple Master of Business Administration specializations, Information Technology/Cybersecurity, Supply Chain Management, Criminal Justice and Homeland Security.

“It’s a point of pride for us to be able to deliver high-quality, convenient education to active-duty servicemembers and veterans,” Ehrlich said.

Visit or call 855-300-1469 to learn more about Florida Tech’s benefits for military personnel and veterans.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at

Category: 2014 Headlines