The Aviation/Air Traffic Management program leads to a bachelor of science degree and combines general academic preparation, professional education in air traffic control (ATC), and management education. The program is one of thirteen recognized by the FAA as part of their Collegiate Training Initiative (CTI). The purpose of CTI is to include collegiate aviation programs as the primary means of meeting the future needs of the national air space system for air traffic control. For employment with the FAA as an air traffic controller, individuals must obtain an initial appointment prior to their 31st birthday.
Graduates may qualify for appointment as Air Traffic Control Specialists with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and possess the broad education, management, and communication skills to serve effectively in supervisory or management positions with the Air Traffic Division of the FAA, supervisory or management positions in a variety of aviation business settings, or for continued education in an appropriate masters degree program.
In addition to an aviation management foundation, you?ll receive invaluable experience in our ATC simulator lab ? one of the few of its kind in the nation.
You will train with seasoned instructors who are actually still working with the FAA as controllers at Boston Center and Boston Combined TRACON, both located within five miles of the campus. Their real-life experience and current knowledge will give you the inside track.
You'll earn a prestigious degree and receive extra hiring consideration with the FAA, as Daniel Webster is one of only 23 schools nationwide recognized as an FAA Collegiate Training Initiative (CTI) school.
You'll learn strong foundational management skills.