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Aviation Management - Air Traffic Control, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Hampton, VA, United States
Air Traffic Controllers provide separation services to aircraft operating in the National Airspace System to expedite and maintain a safe and orderly flow of air traffic. Because controllers have an enormous responsibility to protect the lives and property of U.S. citizens, the air traffic control profession is often regarded as one of the most stressful jobs in the world.

Overview

Potential students should be focused, able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, and have good math and logic skills. Candidates must also have school or work records that illustrate good conduct, personal responsibility, professionalism, and effective communication skills.

Hampton University offers two options for potential candidates; Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Aviation Management, Air Traffic Control as well as the online program leading to the Associate of Science degree in Aviation Management, Air Traffic Control. Hampton is the only HBCU to be an approved FAA ATC-Collegiate Training Initiative program. Majors learn Air Traffic Control (ATC) principles and procedures in simulated tower and radar environments. In addition, graduates who earn a B.S. degree in Aviation Management position themselves for management positions within the FAA.

The goal of the Aviation Management, Air Traffic Control degree program is to prepare students for the employment as Air Traffic Control Specialists and similar careers fields that will benefit aviation and the transportation industry as a whole.

Accreditation

The Hampton University Aviation program is and will remain accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Weather & Climate 
  • Aviation Seminar 
  • Private Pilot Ground School 
  • Aviation Foundations 
  • ATC Foundations 
  • Introduction to Airport Systems 
  • World Civilization
  • Written Communication 
  • University Life 
  • Terminal Operations 
  • Aviation Seminar 
  • Flight Safety 
  • Crew Resource Management 
  • Tower Operations
  • Oral Communication
  • Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL®PBT score:

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language.

Find English courses on Preparation Courses Portal.

General Requirements

  • High School Completion.
  • African Students - General Certificate of Education or the West African School Certificate, Ordinary level, and Division II, with at least 6 passes. (One each in English grammar, mathematics, and science).
  • Others: Completion of high school equivalency as attested by the AACRAO National Credentials Evaluation Project.
  • Score not less than 1000 on SAT (Math and Critical Reading score only) or an equivalent score on the ACT, or TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
  • Issuance of I-20 Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23762 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11881 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    23762 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11881 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    23762 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11881 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • $604.00 per semester hour for up to (9) hours
  • $11,881.00 per semester for 10 to 17 semester hours
  • $398.00 per semester hour for each hour beyond 17 semester hours

Living costs for Hampton

  • 1028 - 1680 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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