Palm Bay Magnet High and Florida Tech unveil dualenrollment program

Palm Bay Magnet High and Florida Tech unveil dual-enrollment program

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Palm Bay Magnet High and Florida Tech unveil dual-enrollment program


VIERA, Florida – Today, Palm Bay Magnet High and Florida Institute of Technology announced their exclusive dual-enrollment program, the Pirates to Panthers (P2P) Academy.


Through the dual-enrollment program, students will attend classes at Florida Tech’s campus and earn college credits at no-cost to the student. Academy courses will begin being offered during the 2018-2019 school year. The program is designed to prepare students for success in industries unique to the Space Coast.


To watch the announcement event, click here.




To hear more thoughts from BPS and Florida Tech leaders about the P2P Academy, click here.





All incoming and current Brevard Public Schools’ high school students are welcome to apply. Students can take courses in many subjects such as engineering, robotics, game design, computer programming and bioscience. If a student earns a grade of B or higher in two of the P2P courses, they will be accepted into Florida Tech after graduating high school, if they wish to continue their education at the university.


To participate, students need to submit an application package and non-zoned students must also complete an Educational Program Opportunity application. For details about the application and requirements, reach out to the contacts listed below or visit


An information night is planned for April 12 at 6 p.m. at Palm Bay Magnet High’s auditorium. The school is located at 101 Pirate Lane, Melbourne, FL 32901.


For more information, contact:


Palm Bay Magnet High


Keith Schachter

P2P Academy Coordinator

321-952-5900 (ext. 3012)


Stefany Colona

P2P Academy Guidance Director

321.952.5900 (ext. 2009)


Florida Institute of Technology


Office of Undergraduate Admission




Matt Reed, assistant superintendent/PIO

321-633-1000, ext. 796