MELBOURNE, FLA.—Florida Institute of Technology was one of nine core universities in the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Center of Excellence for Commercial Space Transportation Third Annual Technical Meeting.Full Article
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College of Aeronautics
Florida Institute of Technology
150 W. University Blvd Melbourne, Florida 32901
Phone: (321) 674-8120
Fax: (321) 674-8059
Welcome to the College of Aeronautics
45 Years of Preparing The World's Aviation Professionals
We are proud of and practice the Florida Tech mantra: “High Tech with a Human Touch.” The College of Aeronautics is recognized as one of the top university-based aviation programs in the nation. Our programs and faculty have earned an international reputation for excellence in the education and preparation of aviation professionals. We are responsible for graduate and undergraduate programs in the Aeronautical Sciences to include Aviation Management, Pilot/Flight Crew, Aviation Computer Science, Meteorology, Airport Management and Development, Human Factors, and Aviation Safety. The college enrolls 400 undergraduate and graduate students in programs on its Melbourne campus, in its Aeronautical Science Program in Panama, and many others through distance learning.
Nearly all graduates secure employment in the aviation industry in airline operations, airport and airline management, as flight crew members, and in varied, responsible positions within corporate aviation and government agencies.
We deliver world class educational programs that lead to both flight and non-flight aviation careers. The success of our graduates and our international reputation for excellence speaks volumes about the programs we offer. It is the college’s intent to achieve and maintain a stable, highly sought after, top quality university aviation educational opportunity in an institutional environment known for technical excellence.
~ Korhan Oyman, Ph.D.
Florida Tech Leads FAA Center of Excellence Meeting for Commercial Space Transportation in Washington, D.C.
College of Aeronautics Receives Highest Level of Authorization for New FAA Restricted Certification Rule
MELBOURNE, FLA.—Recent rulings by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have placed Florida Institute of Technology College of Aeronautics students in a very favorable position with the airlines. This new rule allows for regionally accredited aviation degree-granting universities to apply for a flight hour reduction for its graduates based on their professional aviation flight curriculum.Full Article
Florida Tech Signs MOU with CommutAir for Airline Pilot and Dispatcher Development Program
MELBOURNE, FLA.—Florida Institute of Technology has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with CommutAir/United Express, to provide a development and bridging program for qualified Florida Tech aeronautics program students.Full Article
Florida Tech to Hold Aviation Safety Symposium Oct. 25; Dept. of Transportations Jeff Guzzetti to Speak
MELBOURNE, FLA.—The Florida Institute of Technology College of Aeronautics Alumni Association (COAAA), the Florida Tech College of Aeronautics and FIT Aviation will hold the second annual Aviation Safety Symposium Oct.Full Article
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