Florida Tech Extends Special Military Tuition Rate to Selected Reserves, National Guardsmen and Their Spouses
TAMPA, Fla., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — U.S. News & World Report-ranked Florida Tech is offering special military undergraduate tuition pricing of $250 per credit hour and a 10% discount on graduate tuition to all branches of eligible active-duty military, Selected Reserves, National Guard units, and their spouses, beginning with the Summer II 2012 term. Additionally, a 10% discount is also available on all undergraduate and graduate tuition rates for veterans, their spouses and dependents of deceased or disabled veterans.
Florida Institute of Technology, recognized as a “military-friendly school” by G.I. Jobs magazine, has long supported servicemembers seeking to advance in military rank or to build upon their military experience in preparation for the next phase of their careers. Florida Tech’s exclusive military education benefits are designed to assist military personnel in obtaining the education needed to expand their job opportunities.
Military spouse career advancement is another goal of the program, recognizing the sacrifices made by military families, whether deployed or stateside. Florida Tech provides flexible enrollment options allowing military personnel to exit and re-enter online degree programs to attend to service responsibilities without penalty.
“Florida Tech University Online is pleased to offer a world-class education at special tuition rates to U.S. servicemembers wherever on the globe they may be,” said Brian Ehrlich, Assistant Vice President and Director of Online Learning for Florida Institute of Technology. “We are committed to offering degree programs available 100% online that give military personnel the education they need to successfully advance within the military or transition out of the military and pursue their career goals.”
With a reputation of excellence since 1958, Florida Tech is ranked a Tier-1 Best National University and named to the Top Online Education honor roll by U.S. News & World Report. Florida Tech offers 36 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs 100% online. With the convenience of online learning, students attend classes as their schedules allow – with no designated class times.
Florida Tech offers 24/7 access to the virtual classroom through a 100% online, video-based e-learning platform powered by University Alliance. No matter where they are stationed, servicemembers enrolled in Florida Tech University Online may view professor-led streaming videos, download MP3 and MP4 lectures for mobile use, and interact with faculty and fellow students via chat rooms and discussion boards.
For more information about Florida Tech’s military online degree programs, visit http://www.floridatechonline.com/undergraduate-military-degrees/.
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. University partners include Villanova University, the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, Florida Institute of Technology, Michigan State University, the University of San Francisco, the University of Vermont, The University of Scranton, Jacksonville University, Dominican University, and New England College.
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SOURCE Florida Tech University Online