TAMPA, Fla., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ranked a Tier 1 Best National University by U.S. News & World Report, regionally accredited Florida Tech is introducing the aviation industry's only Bachelor of Arts in Aviation Management offered 100% online. Students earning this degree gain career-specific aviation and management knowledge delivered using University Alliance's dynamic, video-based e-learning environment.
Florida Tech is internationally recognized for excellence in aviation education, having prepared successful aviation professionals since 1968. The university also has the privilege of being one of only six universities designated a core partner in the Federal Aviation Administration's Center of Excellence Partnership to Enhance General Aviation Safety, Accessibility and Sustainability (PEGASAS). The 10-year partnership focuses on research projects that enhance the future of general aviation through safety, accessibility and sustainability.
Students who enroll in the BA in Aviation Management will gain an overall perspective on aviation safety, law, planning and operations. The program also includes a hands-on simulation course that tasks students with creating an airline business plan and running a simulated aviation business.
"The College of Aeronautics is excited to offer its bachelor's degree in aviation management online, providing access to the best aviation minds regardless of where students live. This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in non-flight aviation careers to benefit from our exceptional faculty and curriculum," said Dr. Korhan Oyman, Dean of the College of Aeronautics.
This aviation management degree opens the door to many career possibilities such as airline manager, director of aviation, general manager of airport operations, general aviation manager, TSA manager, airport manager, freight and cargo manager, airport security manager and others.
Enrollment for the Bachelor of Arts in Aviation Management opens soon and classes begin in October. To learn more, visit www.FloridaTechOnline.com/ComingSoon or call 855-300-1469.
About Florida Tech
Florida Tech is a regionally accredited university that is world renowned for its distinguished faculty, comprehensive curriculum and unyielding innovation. Florida Tech is ranked a Tier 1 Best National University by U.S. News & World Report and is also ranked among the top 200 universities in the world by Times Higher Education. It is also rated by the Fiske Guide to Colleges and named a best buy in Barron's Best Buys in College Education. Founded in 1958, Florida Tech has more than 60,000 alumni. Its main campus is located on 130 subtropical acres in Melbourne, Florida, on the state's famous Space Coast.
About University Alliance
University Alliance (UA) is a leader in facilitating the online delivery of associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees as well as professional certificate programs from the nation's leading traditional universities and institutions. Universities powered by UA's technology and support services have surpassed 757,000 individual enrollments from more than 185,000 students – making UA one of the largest facilitators of e-learning in the country.
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SOURCE University Alliance