Yes. Florida Institute of Technology is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, education specialist and doctoral degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Florida Institute of Technology.

All of the courses offered are available 100% online. No campus visits are required.

Yes. Once you’ve earned your degree, we welcome you to attend commencement ceremonies on our campus in Melbourne, Florida.

No. There is no difference between a diploma earned online versus on campus.

Students may enroll year-round, with classes starting six times per year. View academic calendar here.

We evaluate transcripts during the admissions process to determine what credits can be transferred and applied to your Florida Tech degree program. Please refer to our Transfer page for more information.

Attn: Florida Tech Transcripts, MSC P51, 9417 Princess Palm Ave., Tampa, FL 33619-8313

Check out our Tuition & Financial Aid page to view cost breakdowns for specific program types.

No, Florida Tech does not charge any application fees.

Yes. We accept a wide range of scholarships, grants and financial aid. For more information, check out our Tuition & Financial Aid page.

Yes. Florida Tech offers special undergraduate and graduate tuition rates for eligible servicemembers, veterans and their families. For more information, check out our Military Page.

Yes. For more information, contact your company’s human resources department or call our Student Success team.

You can study whenever and wherever you want, as long as you meet the course deadlines set by your instructors. Visit our Online Classroom section to learn more.

Your instructor will be your best resource, but you’ll also have access to classmates, the Evans Library online and for tutoring.

The online classroom is available via any web browser with an internet connection and a current Windows or Mac operating system. Students must have access to a personal computer, personal access to the internet and a university provided email account.

Minimum Requirements – All Systems

  • Access Requirements:

    • Reliable and daily access to a personal computer (PC) from day 1 of class
    • Ability to download/upload documents and files
    • The most recent version of the following browsers:
      • Internet Explorer
      • Firefox
      • Google Chrome
      • Safari
      • Edge

    • Memory: 4 GB (or higher)
    • Video Card: 512 MB or higher
    • Software: Microsoft Office 2013 or greater: > Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Project (required for MBA PM)

  • Windows:

    • Recommended minimum for new system purchase for all students
      • Processor: 7th Gen Intel Quad i5/i7 (1.8 Ghz, 6M)
      • Memory: 8/16 GB (64 OS)
      • Hard Drive: 256/512 GB SSD
      • Video Card: 2G (Or higher) for dual monitors. 4GB or higher if running auto CAD.
      • Monitor: 22" LED wide screen
      • Media Drive: SD media card reade (optional)
      • Operating System: Windows 10 Enterprise
      • LAN: Gigabyte Ethernet LAN
    • Minimum acceptable existing system configuration for all students
      • Processor: 7th Gen Intel Dual Core i5 (3.4 Ghz) or AMD equiv
      • Memory: 6 GB (64 OS)
      • Hard Drive: 500 GB Hybrid Dive
      • Video Card: 2GB or Higher
      • Monitor: 20" Wide screen LCD or larger
      • Media Drive: 8x DVD +/- RW
      • Operating System: Windows 8.1 Pro (64 Bit)
      • LAN: Gigabit Ethernet LAN
  • Mac:

    • Recommended minimum for new system purchase for Mac students
      • Processor: 3.4 Ghz Quad-core Intel i5
      • Memory: 8/16 GB
      • Hard Drive: 1TB Fusion Drive
      • Video Card: Intel Iris Pro Graphics
      • Monitor: 21.5" LED Panel
      • Media Drive: Apple USB SuperDrive
      • Operating System: Mac OS "High Sierra"
      • LAN: Gigabit Ethernet LAN
    • Minimum acceptable existing system configuration for Mac students
      • Processor: 2.7 Ghz Dual Core Intel i5
      • Hard Drive: 500 GB SATA HDD
      • Monitor: 21.5" LCD Panel
      • Media Drive: Superdrive
      • Operating System: Mac OS X "Sierra"
      • Network Interface: High Speed Connection: (DSL, ISDN, cable modem, etc.)
      • LAN: Gigabit Ethernet LAN

Some courses may require the use of a Remote Desktop Service

If you have a disability that requires a special accommodation in order to participate in an online course, you’ll need to identify yourself as a person with a disability and request an accommodation from the university. Individuals with disabilities needing special accommodation(s) should contact Rachel Densler, Disability Services Coordinator. She may be contacted by phone at (321) 674-8285 or by email at either Our Student Success team is also available to answer any additional questions you may have.

Yes. Click here to view Florida Tech’s student handbook, which includes topics such as standards and policies, disciplinary systems and student complaint resolution guidelines.

Contact our Tech Support team at 800-742-1309, or chat live. They’re available daily from 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. ET to answer technical questions about your computer or the online classroom.

Contact our Customer Service team at 800-280-9718 or

Check out the Departmental Contacts page for a list of email addresses and phone numbers.

Have More Questions?

For more information pertaining to the FAQs, please chat with or call our Student Success team at 1-855-300-1469.