Florida Tech Center to Offer Bachelors Degree in Logistics Management

MELBOURNE, FLA.—The Florida Institute of Technology Extended Studies Department at the Hampton Roads-Fort Eustis, Va., site will offer the university’s first bachelor’s degree completion program off the main campus, in logistics management. The program begins fall 2013. For this degree-completion program, students must already have an associate of arts degree (minimum of 61 semester credit hours) or the equivalent in transferable credit from a regionally accredited institution to enroll.

The Hampton Roads site is one of four Florida Tech extended studies sites in Virginia. Others are at Fort Lee, Alexandria and Quantico/Fort Detrick.

The university has served military and government service personnel with graduate education at Hampton Roads for more than 35 years.

The state of Virginia’s Employment Commission (VEC) web site: www.vawc.virginia.gov reported this February that the estimated number of jobs currently available in Virginia for logisticians as 112 postings, with another 5,500 related job postings. The VEC web site also reported the 2011 estimated mean annual wage for logisticians as $82,507 with current job openings for logisticians in the $80,000 salary range in 10 counties.

Today, in addition to the new bachelor’s program, Florida Tech offers master’s degrees, professional development courses and seminars at Hampton Roads and the university’s virtual site. Programs are available to active-duty military personnel and civilian employees who meet the admission requirements of the university. Florida Tech is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

For more information, Call (757) 887-2488 or visit www.fit.edu/hamptonroads.

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