Innovation, Diversity, Ethics, and Leadership (IDEAL)

Empowering Future Entrepreneurial Leaders to Manage Innovation and Change

Welcome to the Nathan M. Bisk College of Business at Florida Institute of Technology

The Nathan M. Bisk College of Business has a global vision to educate and empower students to become future business leaders to manage innovation and change in the 21st century.  Our core values: Innovation, Diversity, Ethics, and Leadership, have become drivers in challenging our students to make a difference.
We bring the business world into the classroom providing a wide range of educational opportunities that are relevant and timely in addressing today’s complex problems.  Students learn to think critically, work effectively in teams, and are encouraged to create and innovate to explore new opportunities in our rapidly changing, technology-driven world.
We are committed to supporting your educational goals through an array of degree programs offered on campus, online, or off-site. Each component is briefly described.

Campus Programs—We offer both an MBA and MS in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (MSIE).  The MBA emphasizes breadth of preparation in the various competencies required of business executives. The MSIE appeals to students or working adults with a business idea; engineers and other business professionals developing an idea for their companies; and engineering managers charged with accelerating new product commercialization.

At the undergraduate level, areas of study in accounting, marketing, sport management, business and environmental studies, information systems, and information technology management; as well as new additions in leadership and social responsibility and global management and finance. Students can participate in virtual teams comprised of students from universities around the globe; case competitions in international business, ethics and leadership, and strategic management; and corporate social responsibility in support of our local communities. They can launch a business in our Student Business Incubator under the guidance of expert mentors while receiving course credit.

Online Learning—We offer an acclaimed learning environment for students wanting the flexibility provided by online degree programs.  Degree programs include an MBA from which a specialization may be selected -- in accounting, finance, marketing, project management, information technology management, healthcare management, internet marketing, among others; an MS in Information Technology Management with a specialization in cybersecurity; and undergraduate programs in accounting, business administration, marketing, management, healthcare management and computer information systems.

Department of Extended Studies—We offer career-advancing graduate programs at eleven off-campus sites and a virtual site. Students can increase their knowledge and hone their skills for competitive advantage in key areas. Graduate degree offerings include an MBA and MS programs in Space Systems Management, Contract and Acquisition Management, Logistics Management, Operations Research, Project Management, and Human Resource Management, among others.

Please explore our degree offerings in finding the one that meets your educational needs. We welcome the opportunity to answer your questions and review your comments.