Admissions

FAQ

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 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 accademic 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 a Florida Tech enrollment services representative.

You can study whenever and wherever you want, as long as you meet the course deadlines set by your instructors. Florida Tech requires you to log into our classroom twice during the first week. 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 smarthinking.com 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)
    • Hard Drive: 250 GB
    • Video Card: 512 MB or higher
    • Monitor/Speakers: 19” LED Wide Screen
    • 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: 4th Gen Intel i5/i7 (3.2 Ghz, 6M) or (AMD equiv)
      • Media Drive:16x DVD +/- RW
      • Operation System: Windows 8.1 (64 bit)
      • Network Interface: 10/100/1000 MB Ethernet Card, High Speed Connection: (DSL, ISDN, cable modem, etc.)

      Minimum acceptable existing system configuration for all students

      • Processor: 3rd Gen Intel i3/i5 (2.8 Ghz) or (AMD equiv)
      • Media Drive: 8x DVD +/- RW
      • Operating System: Windows 7 Pro or higher
      • Network Interface: 10/100MB Ethernet Card, High Speed Connection: (DSL, ISDN, cable modem, etc.)
    • Mac:

      Minimum acceptable existing system configuration for Mac students

      • Processor: 2.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
      • Media Drive: Superdrive
      • Operating System: macOS X Mavericks 10.9 or Higher
      • Network Interface: High Speed Connection: (DSL, ISDN, cable modem, etc.)

    Some courses may require the use of a Remote Desktop Service

If you have a disability that requires a special accomodation 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 accomodation(s) should contact Rachel Densler, Disability Services Coordinator. She may be contacted by phone at (321) 674-8285 or by email at either disabilityservices@fit.edu. Your enrollment services representative 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, techsupport@universityalliance.com or chat live. They’re available 24/7 to answer technical questions about your computer or the online classroom.

Contact our Customer Service team at 800-280-9718 or customerservice@universityalliance.com.

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

For more information pertaining to the FAQ, please chat with or call an enrollment services representative at 1-855-300-1469.