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The aviation management masters program is designed for adult learners in public,
private and military aviation-related professions where advanced knowledge of
aviation management is key to success. Individuals interested in a wide range of
aviation management applications such as airport managers, airport operations
officers, corporate and commercial aviation managers, aviation consulting, and
educational, regulatory or investigative positions in government or private
organizations would find this aviation management degree most appropriate.
Why Aviation Management at Florida Tech?


Florida Techs College of Aeronautics has consistently been recognized for

offering one of the most elite and comprehensive aviation programs in the
country. A masters degree from Florida Tech moves you ahead of the game and
allows you to build your network of professionals not only in aviation, but in
business as well, which is important in such a competitive industry.

Florida Techs online

learning graduate program
is highly interactive and
brings students and faculty
togethereven from
thousands of miles apart.
Engaging in discussion
boards and energetic
live chat sessions with
your professors and
peers provides a sense of
academic closeness that is
often missing from other
online programs.

Florida Tech faculty members have written the book on aviation management
literally. Our professors have written and co-authored textbooks on aviation
management and aviation safety, alongside journal articles and hundreds
of citations. Our faculty are experts in the air as well as on the ground; most
professors are experienced commercial, private and military pilots. Some of the
topics our professors research include:
Airport executive development
Airport design
Aviation computer applications
Aviation safety management systems (SMS)
Aviation security
Operational issues in the National Airspace System NEXTGEN environment
Situation awareness and aeronautical decision making

Aviation Management, M.S.A., Online


Research Portal

Furthering your education to pursue a masters degree allows you to increase

your earning potential over time. Employers have regularly sought out
graduates from Florida Tech from top airlines and organizations such as:
National Business Aircraft

JetBlue Airways

Want to learn more about the

cutting-edge research you can
take part in at Florida Tech? Visit
our Research Portal and discover
something new!

US Airways

American Association of Airport



Various International Airports

National Transportation Safety


American Airlines

Flight Safety International

Delta Airlines

Department of Homeland Security

FAA PEGASASCenter of Excellence for General Aviation
Florida Tech was among several elite universities selected to be a part of the
FAA Center of Excellence Partnership to Enhance General Aviation Safety,
Accessibility and Sustainability (PEGASAS). PEGASAS provides participating
universities with research funding that faculty and students alike can use to
improve aviation safety. Some of the research topics funded by PEGASAS may
Airport technology
Propulsion and structures
Flight safety
Fire safety
Safety management systems (SMS)

Admission Information
Graduate Admissions
(321) 674-8271 or 8272
Department Contact
College of Aeronautics
(321) 674-8120

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