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Florida Institute of Technology Attains IACBE Accreditation for Business Programs, Including 18 100% Online Programs Facilitated by University Alliance

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Accreditation includes more than two dozen undergraduate and graduate programs in the Nathan M. Bisk College of Business.

TAMPA, Fla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-six bachelor's and master's degree programs at Florida Institute of Technology's Nathan M. Bisk College of Business have been accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

The accredited programs include 18 undergraduate and graduate degrees offered 100% online by Florida Tech in collaboration with University Alliance, a division of Bisk Education.

According to the IACBE website, the agency's accreditation process focuses on mission and outcomes, and "recognizes high-quality business education." The IACBE's board voted unanimously in April to accredit the Bisk College of Business programs, which include Business Administration, Information Technology Management, Finance, Accounting, Project Management, Marketing and International Business.

"We are honored to achieve this prestigious accreditation from the IACBE, which reflects the Bisk College of Business' tradition of excellence in preparing the business leaders of tomorrow," said Brian Ehrlich, Associate Vice President – Director of Online Learning at Florida Institute of Technology. "Our online programs make it possible for working professionals worldwide to access our top-ranked academics."

Online students earn the same diploma as main-campus students at Florida Tech, which is ranked a Tier 1 Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. The professor-led, video based e-learning system features discussion boards, live chat rooms, and streaming and downloadable lectures that can be accessed 24/7 via mobile device or desktop computer.

To learn more about Florida Tech's business degree programs available online, visit www.floridatechonline.com or call 855-300-1469.

About Florida Tech
Florida Tech is a regionally accredited university that is world renowned for its distinguished faculty, comprehensive curriculum and unyielding innovation. Florida Tech is ranked a Tier 1 Best National University by U.S. News & World Report and is also ranked among the top 200 universities in the world by Times Higher Education. It is also rated by the Fiske Guide to Colleges and named a best buy in Barron's Best Buys in College Education. Founded in 1958, Florida Tech has more than 60,000 alumni. Its main campus is located on 130 subtropical acres in Melbourne, Florida, on the state's famous Space Coast.

About University Alliance 
University Alliance (UA) is a leader in facilitating the online delivery of associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees as well as professional certificate programs from the nation's leading traditional universities and institutions. Universities powered by UA's technology and support services have surpassed 450,000 online enrollments – making UA one of the largest facilitators of e-learning in the country. Universities that collaborate with UA include Villanova University, the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, Florida Institute of Technology, Michigan State University, University of Florida, University of South Florida, Valparaiso University, New England College, University of St. Thomas, University of San Francisco, Jacksonville University, University of Vermont, The University of Scranton, and Dominican University.

Contact Information:
Adrian Marrullier, Executive Vice President of Sales and Chief Marketing Officer
Bisk Education/University Alliance Online
9417 Princess Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL 33619
813-621-6200, ext. 363

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