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Florida Tech Introduces Two Specializations Within its MS in Information Technology Degree Program 100% Online, Powered by Bisk Education

New Enterprise Resource Planning and Database Administration specializations created to meet growing need for professionals experienced at managing and mining data for business success

By University Alliance on December 12, 2014
Florida Tech Introduces Two Specializations within its MS in Information Technology Degree Program

Ranked a Tier 1 Best National University by U.S. News & World Report, regionally accredited Florida Tech has launched a new Master of Science in Information Technology with a Specialization in Enterprise Resource Planning and Master of Science in Information Technology with a Specialization in Database Administration, 100% online.

Florida Tech created these two degree specializations, powered through Bisk’s video-based e-learning technology, to address the increased demand for information technology professionals created as healthcare and other industries deal with increasingly complex data challenges. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, general employment of database administrators (DBAs) is expected to grow 15% by 2022. Employment of DBAs in medical and surgical hospitals is projected to see even greater growth at 43%.  

Students who enroll in the MS Information Technology/Enterprise Resource Planning or MS Information Technology/Database Administration will gain an overall understanding of information technology theories, concepts and applied practices, including project management, organizational behavior and information security management. Students will also engage in courses specifically designed to cover their specialization and help them acquire critical knowledge of these facets of IT.

“With industries such as healthcare and computer systems design poised for significant IT job growth, we are pleased to offer two new MSIT specializations that will prepare professionals to meet that demand,” said Brian Ehrlich, Associate Vice President of Online Learning at Florida Institute of Technology.

Who Should Enroll
The new MSIT specializations are ideal for both existing information technology professionals wanting to transition into a higher level position, and professionals with no information technology experience looking to gain industry knowledge. These distinguished degrees can help students prepare for a variety of roles, including database administrator, systems architect, director of information technology, chief information officer and others.

Enrollment starts December 16, 2014. For more information or to enroll at Florida Tech, go to or call 855-300-1469.

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 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.

About Bisk Education, Inc.
Founded in 1971 by Nathan M. Bisk, Bisk Education is one of the world’s leading providers of higher education online. Bisk 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. Individual enrollments in universities’ online programs that are powered by Bisk’s technology and support services have surpassed 757,000 individual enrollments, representing more than 185,000 students – making Bisk one of the largest facilitators of e-learning in the country.

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