About FIT Spaceport

Graduate degree programs at the Spaceport off-campus site are offered in the Center for Space Education at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, giving students the chance to pursue a master's degree at an off-campus location near Florida Tech's main campus in Melbourne.

Most students say their goal of attaining a master's degree is to improve their professional and technical competencies, and enhance their career development and progression. Carrying a normal load of two courses each semester, a qualified student can earn a master's degree in approximately six semesters or two years.

At Spaceport, master's degrees are offered in the following areas:

  • Acquisition and Contract Management
  • Business Administration (MBA)
  • Commercial Enterprise in Space
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Logistics Management
  • Project Management
  • Software Engineering
  • Space Systems
  • Space Systems Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Students take all their classes at our Spaceport site at Kennedy Space Center. On occasion, and when absolutely necessary, a student may take some class or classes at Florida Tech's main campus in Melbourne. Florida Tech faculty are dedicated professionals and have extensive experience in their respective fields, combined with a passion for higher education.

Accreditation

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.