Wondering if Florida Tech is accredited? Find out which accreditations and rankings our university holds and learn what they mean for you.
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Yes, Florida Tech is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.
What does accreditation mean?
The accreditation process ensures that Florida Tech meets or exceeds standards for educational quality set forth by the accrediting agency. These standards cover such areas as faculty, facilities, curriculum and student services. In order for Florida Tech to maintain its accredited status, it must undergo a comprehensive evaluation by the accrediting agency every five years.
Why is accreditation important?
Accreditation is important for several reasons. First, it is a way of ensuring that Florida Tech meets high standards for educational quality. Second, many employers require that employees have degrees from accredited institutions. Finally, many federal and state financial aid programs are only available to students at accredited schools.