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Florida Techs Criminal Justice Programs Featured

By University Alliance on January 16, 2014
Florida Tech’s Criminal Justice Programs Featured at Florida Police Chiefs Association Training Conference Exposition

Representatives presented new bachelor’s degree program with a specialization in Homeland Security, offered 100% online.

Tampa, FL - Representatives from University Alliance (UA) attended the Florida Police Chiefs Association’s (FPCA) Mid-Winter Conference and Exposition to showcase criminal justice degree programs offered 100% online by Florida Tech. The conference was held January 12 – 14 in Orlando, Florida.

Over 750 of the state’s top law enforcement executives attended the conference. UA representatives and FPCA members discussed opportunities available through Florida Tech University Online for obtaining an AA or BA in Criminal Justice, as well as the newly added BA in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Homeland Security.

Florida Tech’s world-class reputation is an asset to professionals seeking to position themselves for advanced career opportunities. Qualified professionals can choose from a number of criminal justice career paths, from crime prevention to homeland security, court administration to parole administrator. Coursework includes criminology, correctional systems, community policing and intelligence analysis.

“The FPCA’s Mid-Winter Training Conference and Exposition provided an outstanding opportunity to introduce Florida Tech’s AA and BA criminal justice degree programs to decision-making law enforcement executives,” said Brian Ehrlich, Associate Vice President and Director of Online Learning for Florida Institute of Technology. “We also unveiled our newest program, the BA in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Homeland Security, with a very positive response.”

Through the convenience of online education, Florida Tech, ranked a Tier 1 Best National University by U.S. News & World Report, offers students the opportunity to advance their criminal justice knowledge and credentials with the convenience of 100% online learning. In the 2014 Best Online Education Program Rankings by U.S. News, Florida Tech’s bachelor’s degree programs online ranked in the top 50.

Florida Tech has collaborated with University Alliance to deliver online programming through a video-based e-learning platform. Students enjoy 24/7 access to the virtual classroom, where distinguished faculty and industry experts teach via streaming lectures. Live chat rooms and discussion boards offer peer and instructor interaction, and students earn the same prestigious Florida Tech diploma as main-campus students.

To learn more about Florida Tech’s criminal justice degree programs available online, 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 60,000 alumni. Its main campus is located on 130 subtropical acres in Melbourne, Florida, on the state’s famous Space Coast.

About University Alliance

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. 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.

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