Florida Polytechnic University Receives AccreditationJune 22, 2017 | :
by The Associated Press
LAKELAND, Fla. — Florida Polytechnic University is now an accredited institution that can award college and graduate school degrees.
The Ledger reports (http://bit.ly/2sc5Kff ) the Lakeland school’s certification was announced Friday by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
Florida Polytechnic was established in 2012 as a school focused on science, technology, engineering and math. President Randy Avent said the certification to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees shows prospective students and faculty that the school is a “serious and legitimate” contender in higher education.