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Florida Tech to Host Informational Webinar on Military Benefits

Military friendly university offers degree programs 100% online to assist servicemembers in enhancing career opportunities

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report-ranked Florida Tech recently announced it will be hosting a webinar for military personnel and veterans on December 11, 2013. This informative webinar begins at 8:00 p.m. EST and will be co-presented by Dr. Jeffery Cerny, Site Director at Eglin Center and Greg Osborne, Commander, U.S. Navy (Ret) and Military Liaison for University Alliance.

The webinar will provide servicemembers information on options for funding their education, including:

  • Department of Defense Voluntary Education (VOLED) Tuition Assistance
  • Post-9/11 GI Bill
  • Montgomery GI Bill
  • Federal Student Aid

The webinar is part of Florida Tech University Online's ongoing efforts to support servicemembers in advancing their education. Other options include special military pricing, participation in government-funded programs to make college more affordable for military veterans, and participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program. The webinar will clarify what resources are available and how to apply for benefits.

"As a retired member of the Armed Services, I know that the various options for military education benefits may be confusing," said Osborne. "We're pleased to present this informative webinar so that servicemembers can understand how they can fund their education and get the knowledge and skills needed to transition to civilian life, build upon their military training and enhance their career opportunities."

Florida Tech offers a world-class education to military personnel worldwide, through undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs offered 100% online. Students earn the same diploma as campus-based students.

Florida Tech presents programs online through a professor-led video-based e-learning platform facilitated by University Alliance. Students enjoy 24/7 access to the virtual classroom, with streaming video, downloadable lectures, and interactive, live chat rooms and discussion boards.

To join the military education benefits webinar, click here on December 11th at 8:00 p.m. EST. For more information about Florida Tech's degree programs available online, call 855-300-1469 or visit www.FloridaTechOnline.com.

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. It is also rated by the Fiske Guide to Colleges and named in Barron's Best Buys in College Education. Founded in 1958, Florida Tech has more than 50,000 alumni. Its main campus is located on 130 subtropical acres in Melbourne, Florida, on the state's famous Space Coast.

About University Alliance
The University Alliance (UA) facilitates the promotion and 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. Powered by UA's technology and support services, the universities have surpassed 450,000 online enrollments – making UA the largest facilitator of e-learning in the country.

Contact Information
Sandy Levine, VP of Marketing Services
Bisk Education/University Alliance Online
9417 Princess Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL 33619
813-621-6200, ext. 328

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