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Preparing the World's Aviation Professionals Since 1968
Florida Tech is internationally recognized for excellence in aviation education. The university also has the privilege of being one of six universities designated a core partner in the Federal Aviation Administration's Center of Excellence Partnership to Enhance General Aviation Safety, Accessibility and Sustainability (PEGASAS).
Learn From Aviation Experts
In addition to earning a degree from one of the best university-based aviation programs in the country, you'll also learn from faculty who are experts in all aspects of aviation, including law, safety, environmental science, airport consulting, human factors and more. Not only are Florida Tech's instructors knowledgeable in their respective subjects, but they also share a love of aviation. Combine that with Florida Tech's small class sizes and you'll experience a unique online educational community. That's because the College of Aeronautics takes Florida Tech's "High Tech with a Human Touch" mantra to heart.
A Degree Matters. So Does the University You Earn it From.
Ranked a Tier 1 Best National University by U.S. News & World Report, a degree from regionally accredited Florida Tech puts you in the company of NASA scientists, Fortune 500 CEOs and top military generals. The university is also rated as one of the country's best in the Fiske Guide to Colleges, and as a best buy in Barron's Best Buys in College Education.
• No app fee, SAT or ACT required
• Small class sizes give you one-on-one faculty interaction
• 100% online convenience - study when and where you want, 24/7
• View dynamic, professor-led streaming video lectures on your computer or mobile device
• No campus attendance required
• Participate in virtual discussions with fellow classmates
• Earn the same diploma as campus-based students
Proudly Serving Those Who Serve
Active-duty, Selected Reserves and National Guard servicemembers and their spouses can take undergraduate courses for only $250 per credit hour. When combined with other military tuition assistance programs, your out-of-pocket undergraduate tuition could be $0! Talk to an enrollment adviser for more information.
Follow Your Passion for Aviation.
Florida Tech’s Bachelor of Arts in Aviation Management degree program provides you with a solid foundation in non-flight aviation studies, business and management through a selection of aviation courses in law, planning and design, operations and safety.
Aviation management careers are among the most challenging, interesting and exciting jobs available for those with an undergraduate degree in aviation management. A Bachelor of Arts in Aviation Management opens the door to career possibilities such as:
• Airport Director
• Airline Manager
• General Manager of Airport Operations
• General Aviation Manager
• Airport Manager
• Airport Security Manager
• Freight and Cargo Management
In addition to lectures, readings and assignments, the program includes a hands-on simulation course where you’ll be tasked with creating an airline business plan and running your own simulated aviation business.
The BA in Aviation Management program provides the foundational knowledge needed to take the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) Certified Member (C.M.) exam, when combined with the association’s recommended exam prep.