Department of Extended Studies
Florida Tech’s off-campus programs, also known as the Department of Extended Studies, have been offering graduate degree programs since 1972 when programs were first offered at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Maryland.
And the Virtual Site which offers distance learning programs.
Accredidations: Florida Tech is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, education specialist and doctoral degrees. Florida Institute of Technology is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. Florida Institute of Technology is approved by the Maryland State Higher Education Commission and may be additionally approved by Maryland State Approval Authority for payment of veterans education benefits.
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