During the next decade, 85 percent of the U.S. air traffic controllers who are currently working will be eligible for retirement. This correlates to approximately 14,000 open positions for new controllers to join the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The Bachelor of Science in Air Traffic Management program at Embry-Riddle prepares graduates to fill those seats in a thrilling career in air traffic control. One of just a small number of colleges and universities granted FAA designation as a Collegiate Training Initiative school (and among the original cohort of 13), Embry-Riddle’s air traffic control program is taught by passionate, knowledgeable professors who have held positions as air traffic controllers themselves.
Because of the high quality of their education and experience, Embry-Riddle graduates always lead their classes at the FAA Academy.
The Air Traffic Management program from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University delivers fundamental traffic controller knowledge and competency through a mix of realistic lab simulations, classroom instruction, and computer-based learning.
Since Embry-Riddle has a formal partnership agreement with the FAA, be assured the curriculum and standards meet FAA demands and always exceed its expectations.
About Air Traffic Management at the Prescott
The Air Traffic Management program at ERAU’s Prescott Campus is a degree designed for students whose goal is to become an air traffic controller or gain employment in a related industry. In addition to Air Traffic Management courses, the curriculum provides skills in mathematics, physics, communications, safety, meteorology, and aeronautics. The academic courses are designed to provide exposure to procedures and operations consistent with those found in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) air traffic control facilities.
The Bachelor of Science in Air Traffic Management degree is housed in the Department of Aeronautical Science in the College of Aviation.
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- Principles of Aeronautical Science
- Private and UAS Pilot Operations
- Instrument Pilot Operations
- Aircraft Performance
- Domestic and International Navigation
- Aviation Stress Management
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- 48 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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- Application for admission and $50 application fee
- Official Transcript
- All international students must provide a copy of his or her valid passport for immigration purposes. The passport must be valid for at least six months of the semester to which the student is applying.
- We suggest you submit two letters of recommendation.
- Proof of Funds - required for student visa purposes ONLY
- English Language Requirement
- Letters of Recommendation
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International39116 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 39116 USD per year during 48 months.
National39116 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 39116 USD per year during 48 months.
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