What will I learn?

Designed for professionals from diverse backgrounds seeking advanced leadership positions in the public, private, government, and military sectors, a master’s degree in acquisition and contract management provides the training students need to manage the complete life cycle of a contract.

Managers assume responsibility for the intricacies of a contract, including purchasing techniques, policies, procedures, and financial operations. Graduates with a master’s degree in acquisition and contract management fulfill a variety of positions including contract/purchasing officer, project manager, and analyst.

Dynamic Curriculum

Students master a curriculum in procurement and contract management, government contract law, purchasing techniques and policies in the public and private sectors, contract negotiations, and contract formulation. Employers today demand leaders who can make decisions involving complex business scenarios. Florida Tech trains students with the business acumen and expertise to make these critical decisions.

Hands-On Practical Experience

During the final year of study, students earning a master’s degree in acquisition and contract management obtain practical experience in the field by working with organizations needing this expertise. The Senior Capstone Project gives students a chance to work on a complex, real-life contract management challenge in a team-based environment to apply research skills, consider potential courses of action, and make recommendations to the client.

Career Opportunities

Career paths for graduates with a master’s degree in acquisition and contract management vary widely in public, private, and military organizations. All companies conduct acquisition and contracting functions as part of their operations, making this expertise quite useful in any industry.

Which department am I in?

Nathan M. Bisk College of Business

Study options

Full Time (33 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$19,800.00 per year
USD $600 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected June, October 2022

Start date

10 January 2022

Venue

FIT Hampton Roads (Fort Eustis)

Army Education Center,

1500 Madison Ave. Room 206,

FORT EUSTIS,

Virginia,

23604, United States

Full Time (33 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$19,800.00 per year
USD $600 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected June, October 2022

Start date

10 January 2022

Venue

FIT Huntsville/ Redstone Arsenal

Building 3495 Patton Road,

Room 107,

REDSTONE ARSENAL,

Alabama,

35898, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Master’s applicants must submit all undergraduate transcripts with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

For international students

The applicant to the program must have a bachelor’s degree; however, the degree need not be in business administration. Students who are graduates from other fields are encouraged to apply. Students with an undergraduate business degree or courses may be able to waive the program prerequisite requirements in the program based on an evaluation of their undergraduate academic transcripts. Prerequisite courses are required of a student whose undergraduate major is outside the business area or who has not previously completed the courses in these prerequisite areas. The exact number of needed prerequisite courses depends on courses completed during the student’s undergraduate studies.

English language proficiency:

Students whose home language is not English are considered to have demonstrated English language proficiency if they have accomplished any of the following: An Internet-based TOEFL (iBT) with an earned score of at least 79; or an IELTS with an earned score of at least 6.0; or a PTE Academic with an earned score of at least 58; or a Cambridge English: Advanced with an earned score of at least 180 (Grade of C); or a Duolingo English Test with an earned score of at least 100; ELS English for Academic Purposes level 112.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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