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College of Aeronautics

Aviation Programs Accreditation

The aeronautical science and aviation management programs are accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI) until 2022.

Flight Training Programs Approvals

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved FIT Aviation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Florida Tech, to offer Part 141 flight training.

AABI Accredited Program Student Achievement Data

January 2020

The sections below provide the following information for Florida Tech's AABI accredited programs:

  • AABI Accreditation Expiration Date
  • Program learning objectives/outcomes
  • Program assessment measures employed
  • Graduation rate
  • Rates and types of employment of graduates
Aviation Management - Flight, B.S.

AABI-accredited through July 31, 2022

Program learning objectives/outcomes

  1. Students successfully completing this programs will be able to:
  2. Apply mathematics, science, and applied sciences to aviation related disciplines;
  3. Analyze and interpret data;
  4. Work effectively on multi-disciplinary and diverse teams;
  5. Make professional and ethical decisions;
  6. Communicate effectively using both written and oral communication skills;
  7. Engage in and recognize the need for life-long learning;
  8. Assess contemporary issues;
  9. Use the techniques, skills, and modern technology necessary for professional practice;
  10. Assess the international aviation environment;
  11. Apply pertinent knowledge in identifying and solving problems;
  12. Apply knowledge of business sustainability to aviation issues.

Program assessment measures employed

  1. Written and oral examinations
  2. Team projects
  3. Assignments requiring written scholarly papers and/or oral and graphic presentations
  4. Surveys
  5. Capstone course assignments requiring application of cumulative knowledge and skills acquired in earlier course work.

Graduation rate

Graduation Rate
Aviation Management - Flight
60%

Rates and Types of Employment of Graduates

Employment Rates
EmployedContinuing Education, Military, Other
91%  9%
Job Type (of those employed)
Full-Time, Major-RelatedFull-Time, Not Major-RelatedPart-Time, Major-RelatedPart-Time, Not Major-Related
90%  10%  0% 0%

Example Employers:

  • American Airlines
  • Delta Private Jets
  • FIT Aviation, LLC
  • Flight Safety Academy
  • IndyJet management group
  • KINGSKY FLIGHT ACADEMY, LLC
  • Publix Super Market
  • Republic Airways
  • Sarasota / Bradenton International Airport
Aviation Management, B.S.

AABI-accredited through July 31, 2022

Program learning objectives/outcomes

Students successfully completing this programs will be able to:

  1. Apply mathematics, science, and applied sciences to aviation related disciplines;
  2. Analyze and interpret data;
  3. Work effectively on multi-disciplinary and diverse teams;
  4. Make professional and ethical decisions;
  5. Communicate effectively using both written and oral communication skills;
  6. Engage in and recognize the need for life-long learning;
  7. Assess contemporary issues;
  8. Use the techniques, skills, and modern technology necessary for professional practice;
  9. Assess the international aviation environment;
  10. Apply pertinent knowledge in identifying and solving problems;
  11. Apply knowledge of business sustainability to aviation issues.

Program assessment measures employed

  1. Written and oral examinations
  2. Team projects
  3. Assignments requiring written scholarly papers and/or oral and graphic presentations
  4. Surveys
  5. Capstone course assignments requiring application of cumulative knowledge and skills acquired in earlier course work.

Graduation rate

Graduation Rate
Aviation Management
67%

Rates and Types of Employment of Graduates

Employment Rates
EmployedContinuing Education, Military, Other
62%  38%
Job Type (of those employed)
Full-Time, Major-RelatedFull-Time, Not Major-RelatedPart-Time, Major-RelatedPart-Time, Not Major-Related
92%  8%  0% 0%

Example Employers:

  • Airport Worldwide
  • Allegiant
  • F.I.T. Aviation
  • Greater Orlando Airport Authority
  • La Crosse Regional Airport
  • Metropolitan Airports Commisison
  • Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd.
  • Oman International Airport
  • Sikorsky memorial airport
  • TBI Airport Management
  • United States Army Reserve
  • VHB
Aeronautical Science – Flight, B.S.

AABI-accredited through July 31, 2022

Program learning objectives/outcomes

Students successfully completing this programs will be able to:

  1. Apply mathematics, science, and applied sciences to aviation related disciplines;
  2. Analyze and interpret data;
  3. Work effectively on multi-disciplinary and diverse teams;
  4. Make professional and ethical decisions;
  5. Communicate effectively using both written and oral communication skills;
  6. Engage in and recognize the need for life-long learning;
  7. Assess contemporary issues;
  8. Use the techniques, skills, and modern technology necessary for professional practice;
  9. Assess the international aviation environment;
  10. Apply pertinent knowledge in identifying and solving problems;
  11. Apply knowledge of business sustainability to aviation issues.

Program assessment measures employed

  1. Written and oral examinations
  2. Team projects
  3. Assignments requiring written scholarly papers and/or oral and graphic presentations
  4. Surveys
  5. Capstone course assignments requiring application of cumulative knowledge and skills acquired in earlier course work.

Graduation rate

Graduation Rate
Aeronautical Science - Flight
68%

Rates and Types of Employment of Graduates

Employment Rates
EmployedContinuing Education, Military, Other
71% 14%
Job Type (of those employed)
Full-Time, Major-RelatedFull-Time, Not Major-RelatedPart-Time, Major-RelatedPart-Time, Not Major-Related
80%  20%  0% 0%

Example Employers:

  • Delta Global Services
  • Florida Institute of Technology
  • Menzies Aviation
  • Saudi Airlines
  • Sovereign Air
Aeronautical Science, B.S.

AABI-accredited through July 31, 2022

Program learning objectives/outcomes

Students successfully completing this programs will be able to:

  1. Apply mathematics, science, and applied sciences to aviation related disciplines;
  2. Analyze and interpret data;
  3. Work effectively on multi-disciplinary and diverse teams;
  4. Make professional and ethical decisions;
  5. Communicate effectively using both written and oral communication skills;
  6. Engage in and recognize the need for life-long learning;
  7. Assess contemporary issues;
  8. Use the techniques, skills, and modern technology necessary for professional practice;
  9. Assess the international aviation environment;
  10. Apply pertinent knowledge in identifying and solving problems;
  11. Apply knowledge of business sustainability to aviation issues.

Program assessment measures employed

  1. Written and oral examinations
  2. Team projects
  3. Assignments requiring written scholarly papers and/or oral and graphic presentations
  4. Surveys
  5. Capstone course assignments requiring application of cumulative knowledge and skills acquired in earlier course work.

Graduation rate

Graduation Rate
Aeronautical Science
40% (Small cohort distorts percentages.)

Rates and Types of Employment of Graduates

Employment Rates
EmployedContinuing Education, Military, Other
50%  33%
Job Type (of those employed)
Full-Time, Major-RelatedFull-Time, Not Major-RelatedPart-Time, Major-RelatedPart-Time, Not Major-Related
67%  33%  0% 0%

Example Employers:

  • Florida Institute of Technology
  • MasterFly LLC
  • Navi Mumbai International Airport Private Ltd.