6The mission of the Florida Institute of Technology’s College of Engineering & Computing is to educate engineers and scientists who will be entrepreneurs or future leaders of industries, governments, and academia; pursue knowledge, truth, and excellence in a student-centered academic community characterized by shared values, unity of purpose, diversity of opinion, mutual respect, and social responsibility; discover knowledge through research; enhance Florida Tech’s position as an independent educational institution that serves local, state, national, and global constituencies; and continually improve the quality of its academic programs through assessment, innovation, and a commitment to excellence.
 
The College of Engineering & Computing includes eight departments: biomedical engineering/premed, chemical engineering, civil engineering and construction management, the School of Computing, electrical and computer engineering, engineering systems, ocean engineering and sciences, and mechanical and aerospace engineering. The School of Computing houses the computer information degree programs both on campus and online.
 
The College of Engineering & Computing is the largest college at Florida Tech. With over 1,700 undergraduate and graduate students, and 70 dedicated faculty members, COEC is one of the most vibrant in the southeastern United States. The College of Engineering & Computing currently offers over 45 bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs and is continually ranked as one of America’s top technological institutions in engineering by the Fiske Guide to Colleges. To find out more about FIT’s College of Engineering & Computing and its programs, visit its website at http://coe.fit.edu/.