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Accreditation and Memberships


Effective Date Mar 8, 2018

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. The commission requests they be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support an institution's significant noncompliance with a requirement or standard.

The university is approved by the Office of Education of the U.S. Department of Education.

The university is a member of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida, the American Council on Education, the College Entrance Examination Board and the American Society for Engineering Education.

The undergraduate aerospace engineering, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, ocean engineering and software engineering programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. The undergraduate computer science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Florida Institute of Technology is approved by the Florida Department of Education to offer the STEM Education bachelor's degree when completed with another STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) major.

The aeronautical science and aviation management programs are accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI).

The Doctor of Psychology, Clinical Specialization, is accredited by the Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (750 First Street NE, Washington, D.C., 20002-4212; phone 202-336-5979; email apaacred@apa.orgwww.apa.org/ed/accreditation). The graduate programs in applied behavior analysis are accredited by the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI).

The Nathan M. Bisk College of Business is an accredited member of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). A list of accredited business programs can be found at http://cob.fit.edu/accreditation.php. The master of business administration-project management degree program is also accredited by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).

Florida Institute of Technology is certified to operate at off-campus sites in Virginia by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. Florida Institute of Technology programs at the Maryland site are approved by the Maryland State Higher Education Commission.

Florida Institute of Technology is approved to offer online education in the State of Kansas by the Kansas Board of Regents.

Florida Institute of Technology is registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.