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Pirates To Panthers Academy

The Pirates to Panthers (P2P) Academy is a collaboration between Florida Institute of Technology and Palm Bay Magnet High School designed to prepare students for success in industries unique to Florida’s Space Coast. Students who participate in the program gain high-quality, hands-on education experience at the high school and college levels, preparing them for careers of the future.

While Florida Tech offers dual enrollment as an option for all Brevard County Public School students, the P2P program is currently available to students who attend Palm Bay Magnet High School only.

Benefits of the P2P Academy

Pete the Panther and Pete the PirateStudents admitted to the program earn college credit from a prestigious national, doctoral-granting research university at .

Additional benefits include:

  • Hands-on, college-level experience in science, engineering, business, aeronautics, psychology and liberal arts while still in high school
  • Enhanced credentials prior to applying for admission to four-year universities
  • Access to stellar faculty and state-of-the-art research and laboratories
  • Guaranteed admission to a Florida Tech degree program if you complete at least 6 semester credit hours and achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in your courses at Florida Tech

For More Information

To learn more about Palm Bay Magnet High School and enrolling in the P2P Academy, contact one of Pirates to Panthers Liaisons at Palm Bay Magnet High School:

Heidi Targee
P2P Academy Coordinator
321-952-5900 x3012

Stefany Colona
P2P Guidance Director
321-952-5900 x2009

Contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission for general information about dual enrollment at Florida Tech.

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