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Preparing the World's Aviation Professionals Since 1968
Florida Tech is internationally recognized for excellence in aviation education. The university is 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).
Florida Tech Values Work Experience
Florida Tech awards academic credit to students who have either of the following:
Credit will be awarded after department review and successful completion of an Advanced Standing Exam determined by the most advanced license held.
Learn From Aviation Experts
You'll learn from faculty who are experts in all aspects of aviation, including law, safety, environmental science, airport consulting, human factors and more. Florida Tech's instructors are knowledgeable and passionate subject matter experts who share a love of aviation. Combine that with Florida Tech's small class sizes and you'll experience a unique online educational community.
A Degree Matters. So Does the University You Earn it From.
Ranked a Tier 1 Best National University by U.S. News & World Report (2019), 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 ranked by Forbes among America's Top Colleges (2018) and named one of the nation's top technical institutes by the Fiske Guide to Colleges (2019).
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.
Florida Institute of Technology is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master's, education specialist, and doctoral degrees.
Proudly Serving Those Who Serve
We offer a special undergraduate tuition rate of $250 per credit hour for active-duty service members, selected Reservists and National Guard members and their spouses. When combined with other military tuition assistance programs, your out-of-pocket undergraduate tuition could be $0! Talk to an enrollment services representative for more information.
Follow Your Passion for Aviation.
Florida Tech offers an Associate of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Aviation Management. Both programs provide you with a solid foundation in liberal arts and non-flight aviation fundamentals. The Bachelor of Arts degree explores a wider scope of aviation business and management knowledge through a selection of courses in law, planning and design, research, 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. An associate's or bachelor degree as well as relevant work experience can help open doors to career possibilities such as:
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.