Classes are taught in the evenings to allow working professionals the opportunity to earn a master's degree or graduate certificate without career interruption. Distance learning courses are also offered.
The university serves government agencies and many national and local firms with facilities in the Huntsville area. These agencies include:
- United States Army Aviation and Missile Command
- United States Army Space and Strategic Defense Command
- United States Army Strategic Defense Advanced Technology Center
- United States Army Engineer Division, Huntsville, Ala.
- United States Army Redstone Readiness Group
- United States Army Ordnance Missile and Munitions Center and School
- Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA
Because of the moderate size of the student body, class size is relatively small. Students at are treated as individuals, not merely numbers. Each incoming student is assigned a graduate adviser to assist in formulating a graduate program plan to meet the individual needs of each student.
Most programs can be completed in two years or less. However, students may choose to complete their program at a slower pace. A majority of students at the site enroll for one course per semester, but some enroll for two or more courses when their schedules permit.
The instructors at the site are working professionals with hands-on experience in the discipline in which they teach. All of the instructors have a terminal degree.
Classrooms are conveniently located in Huntsville at the Progress Center at 6767 Old Madison Pike, building 7, suite 720. Programs are open to those individuals that meet admission requirements of the university.
The university is approved by the Office of Education of the U.S. Department of Education.
The university is a member of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida, the American Council on Education, the College Entrance Examination Board, and the Southeastern Consortium for Minorities in Engineering (SECME).
The university is approved by the State of Alabama Department of Education.
Additional information about Florida Tech may be found in several reference works including Accredited Institutions of Higher Education (American Council on Education), Competitive Colleges (Peterson's Guides), Florida Educational Directory (Department of Education, State of Florida) and America's Best Colleges in U.S. News and World Report, Best Buys in College Education in Barrons.
Florida Institute of Technology does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, handicap, age, national or ethnic origin in admission of students, administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, employment and policies and athletic, or other university-sponsored programs or activities.
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. Florida Institute of Technology is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status, or other non-merit reasons in admissions, scholarship and loan programs, educational programs, athletic or other university sponsored programs or activities, and employment including employment of disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam Era, as required by applicable laws. Contact the Title IX Coordinator at (321) 674-8700.