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Fortune 500 Firms Team With NYU-Poly To Offer Employees High-Tech Degrees

BROOKLYN, N.Y. , Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Booz Allen Hamilton and ManTech International Corporation (Nasdaq:MANT) have joined the Enterprise Learning arm of Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), a move that enables worldwide employees to earn master's degrees in strategic, high-tech fields--bioinformatics, cyber security, and computer, electrical engineering, industrial, and manufacturing engineering, as well as organizational behavior, among others.

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Booz Allen and ManTech join a roster of other corporate partners, whose global employees enroll in online graduate programs at NYU-ePoly, the school's online unit, currently serving more than 1,500 students in highly demanding, advanced studies. Among current corporate partners are AT&T, Goldman Sachs, SAIC, and Northrop Grumman.

In earning NYU-Poly's cyber security master's degree, for example, employees access the school's virtual laboratory, known as VITAL, where they perform hands-on experiments to reinforce concepts delivered during virtual lectures. Online students participate in real-time and e-discussions stimulated by chat, texting, forums, and other media. A dedicated "success manager" helps them adapt to their online environment. Technical support is available around the clock. This year, U.S. News & World Report ranked NYU-Poly among the 10 Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs.

"We are delighted to welcome Booz Allen and ManTech," said Robert Ubell, vice president of Enterprise Learning. "Top personnel will undoubtedly emerge at the forefront of fields essential for company growth, as well as advancing their own careers."

Booz Allen Hamilton has been a leader in strategic and technology consulting for nearly a century. Today, the firm is a major provider of professional services primarily to U.S. government agencies in the defense, security, and civil sectors, as well as to corporations, institutions, and not-for-profit organizations. The firm generated $5.76 billion in revenue in its last full fiscal year, ending March 31, 2013.

ManTech is a leading provider of innovative technologies and solutions for mission-critical national security programs. ManTech's expertise includes C4ISR; cybersecurity; global logistics; IT; intelligence; systems engineering; test and evaluation; environmental, range and sustainability services; and healthcare analytics and IT. Additional information on ManTech can be found at www.mantech.com.

The Polytechnic Institute of New York University (formerly the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute and the Polytechnic University, now widely known as NYU-Poly) is an affiliated institute of New York University, and will become its School of Engineering in January 2014. NYU-Poly, founded in 1854, is the nation's second-oldest private engineering school. It is presently a comprehensive school of education and research in engineering and applied sciences, rooted in a 159-year tradition of invention, innovation and entrepreneurship. It remains on the cutting edge of technology, innovatively extending the benefits of science, engineering, management and liberal studies to critical real-world opportunities and challenges, especially those linked to urban systems, health and wellness, and the global information economy. In addition to its programs on the main campus in New York City at MetroTech Center in downtown Brooklyn, it offers programs around the globe remotely through NYUe-Poly. NYU-Poly is closely connected to engineering in NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU Shanghai and to the NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) also at MetroTech, while operating two incubators in downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn. For more information, visit www.poly.edu.

SOURCE Polytechnic Institute of New York University

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