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Florida Tech Adds Master’s Degree in Aviation Safety through Online Learning

MELBOURNE, FLA.—A major government and private sector need for professionals trained in aviation safety has prompted a new degree at Florida Institute of Technology: the Master of Science in Aviation Safety, which is taught 100 percent through online learning. The degree, offered by the Florida Tech College of Aeronautics, is a companion degree to its Master of Science in Human Factors in Aeronautics which is also available on line.

Participants will become expert in safety management systems (SMS); aviation safety analysis, complex aviation systems, accident prevention, human factors and decision-making.

Program benefits include:

    Online convenience Experienced, professional faculty Research opportunities Theory combined with application A 30-credit, non-thesis program

The goal of the program is to prepare individuals for advanced leadership positions in the public, private, and military aviation sectors through specific skill and competency training in aviation safety.

Class sizes are limited to 15 students. Admission requirements and curriculum information available at: http://www.fit.edu/programs/grad/ms_aviationaviation_safety_online/

For more information, contact Steve Cusick, associate professor, at (321) 674-7470 or at scusick@fit.edu.

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