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Level Up at Florida Tech

Master's Degree Programs for Working Pros

The Level Up program at Florida Tech makes it easier than ever for Northrop Grumman employees to earn master's degrees relevant to their careers and aspirations. 

Level Up is a collaborative program between Florida Tech and Northrop Grumman:

  • Degree programs are hand-selected by Northrop Grumman, so you know your advanced education will be valued by your employer.
  • Cohorts are exclusive to Northrop Grumman employees, so you can learn and study alongside friends and colleagues.
  • Upon graduation you'll become a #Panther4Life, which means being part of a dynamic and growing professional network of Florida Tech alumni across the Space Coast and beyond!

Quick Facts

  • New program cohorts start every January.
  • Convenient hybrid format:
    • Classes meet in-person once per week on campus, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Additional course activities are facilitated online.
  • Each year consists of four 8-week terms (Fall 1, Fall 2, Spring 1, Spring 2).
  • Time to complete: ~2.5 years.
  • Students get direct support from academic department and faculty.
  • A non-thesis option is offered; final program examination (or comprehensive exam) is required.

 Admissions Information

Professionals who wish to participate in the Level Up program must meet Florida Tech's admission requirements. In general, applicants must:

  • Have a bachelor's degree from an accredited university
  • Have achieved an undergraduate GPA reflecting readiness for graduate work in chosen field
    • Engineering: 3.0+
    • Business: 2.5+

To apply:

  • Complete the Florida Tech application
  • Provide unofficial transcripts (official by end of first semester)
  • Submit resume
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