Accreditation and Memberships

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

September 2021

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

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
57.9%

Rates and Types of Employment of Graduates

Employment Rates
EmployedContinuing Education, Military, Other
66.7%  16.7%
Job Type (of those employed)
Full-Time, Major-RelatedFull-Time, Not Major-RelatedPart-Time, Major-RelatedPart-Time, Not Major-Related
100% 0%  0% 0%

Example Employers:

  • Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands
  • Embraer
  • FIT Aviation
  • Flight Training Professionals
  • Florida Pilot Center
  • Moyer Aviation
  • Republic Airways
  • 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

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
76.5%

Rates and Types of Employment of Graduates

Employment Rates
EmployedContinuing Education, Military, Other
36.4%  54.6%
Job Type (of those employed)
Full-Time, Major-RelatedFull-Time, Not Major-RelatedPart-Time, Major-RelatedPart-Time, Not Major-Related
75%  25%  0% 0%

Example Employers:

  • Melbourne Flight Training
  • Midlantic Financial Services Inc.
  • Port San Antonio
  • Tweed New Haven Airport
  • Airport Worldwide
  • Allegiant
  • 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

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
81.8%

Rates and Types of Employment of Graduates

Employment Rates
EmployedContinuing Education, Military, Other
60% 20%
Job Type (of those employed)
Full-Time, Major-RelatedFull-Time, Not Major-RelatedPart-Time, Major-RelatedPart-Time, Not Major-Related
100%  0%  0% 0%

Example Employers:

  • FIT Aviation
  • Delta Global Services
  • Florida Institute of Technology
  • Menzies Aviation
  • Saudi Airlines
  • Sovereign Air

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
25%  75%
Job Type (of those employed)
Full-Time, Major-RelatedFull-Time, Not Major-RelatedPart-Time, Major-RelatedPart-Time, Not Major-Related
100%  0%  0% 0%

Example Employers:

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