New U.S. News & World Report
Rankings Highlight Excellence
MELBOURNE, FLA. — Several of Florida Institute of Technology’s online degree programs are among the best in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Best Online Programs rankings released today.
Comparing 311 schools, the magazine ranked Florida Tech’s Online Bachelor‘s Program No. 68 in the nation, ahead of schools such as the University of Phoenix and Texas Tech.
U.S. News assessed schools based on four categories: student engagement; faculty credentials and training; peer reputation; and student services and technology. A fifth category, admissions selectivity, was included in ranking online programs for graduate students. The magazine found that several of Florida Tech’s were among the standouts nationally.
Florida Tech’s Computer Information Technology program was No. 21, and U.S. News ranked Florida Tech’s Online Graduate Business Programs (Excluding MBA) at No. 80.
“Our commitment to quality and preparing students to be global citizens is supported by outstanding faculty, cutting-edge curricula and subjects essential to the current and future success of our students. These come together to make Florida Tech’s online programs some of the best in the country,” said Brian Ehrlich, the university’s vice president of online learning. “We are delighted to bring the Florida Tech tradition for excellence to students who cannot join us on campus, and we are honored that our efforts are recognized by U.S. News & World Report.”
Visit www.usnews.com/online for more information on the U.S. News & World Report 2017 rankings.