Florida Tech was founded September 22, 1958
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – In a nod to the depth of quality education at Florida Tech, multiple online programs ranging from information technology to psychology to business scored top 100 rankings in the new 2024 Best Online Programs list from U.S. News & World Report.
For the 2024 edition, U.S. News assessed 1,752 online degree programs and ranked 1,680 of them using metrics specific to online learning. Among the highlights for Florida Tech:
– No. 15 in Best Online Master’s in Information Technology Programs for Veterans. Florida Tech is the only private school in this ranking, a new one for 2024.
– No. 31 overall for Best Online Master’s in Information Technology Programs. The university surged 17 spots in this ranking and is one of just two private Florida institutions on the list.
– No. 38 in Best Online Bachelor’s in Psychology Programs, one of just four Florida programs on the list and the only private Florida school.
Florida Tech’s online bachelor’s in business programs was ranked No. 75 overall, and 6th among the 12 Florida schools on the list. And its online bachelor’s programs for veterans was No. 81, with Florida Tech one of just two private schools among the nine Sunshine State institutions on the list.
“A Florida Tech online education, as with our in-person offerings, provides a powerful, timely and potentially life-changing experience,” President John Nicklow said. “We are proud – but not surprised – that our overall strengths as a top university translate to outstanding offerings online.”
In ranking the online programs, U.S. News used several metrics distinct to online education, including services offered remotely, available technologies and course delivery best practices.
Ultimately, the Best Online Programs rankings measure whether online degree programs have academic standards commensurate with quality brick-and-mortar programs that are properly adapted toward the unique pedagogy of distance education.
“Choosing the right online degree program can unlock a world of opportunities,” added LaMont Jones, managing editor for education at U.S. News.