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Aviation - Applied Aviation Safety

Florida Institute of Technology

12 months
1241 USD/credit 37230 USD/year
1241 USD/credit 37230 USD/year
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Aviation accidents cost the airline industry invaluable human lives, millions of dollars, and the loss of consumer confidence. The Aviation - Applied Aviation Safety program of the Florida Institute of Technology gives experts a process to go beyond uncovering the causes of accidents and rather focus on how to predict and prevent them.


Get A Master's In Applied Aviation Safety

Graduates of the Aviation - Applied Aviation Safety program of the Florida Institute of Technology do just that—delving into safety policy, risk management, the promotion of employee safety, and other related topics.

In fact, Florida Tech’s master’s in aviation safety degree is one of the leading university-based aviation programs in the country, training students in this important field and preparing future leaders with the expertise they need. Florida Tech is also among several elite universities selected to be part of the FAA Center of Excellence Partnership to Enhance General Aviation Safety, Accessibility and Sustainability to gain research funding to improve aviation safety.

Learn From Dedicated, Experienced Aviation Professionals

Coming to Florida Tech for a master’s in aviation safety gives students experienced mentors who have literally “written the book” on aviation safety. Professors have written and co-authored aviation safety textbooks, journal articles, and hundreds of citations. Experts in the air as well as on the ground, most professors are experienced commercial, private, and military pilots. The learning environment is cooperative and designed for collaborative study, including team research projects and internships. Most professors are also experts in at least one other area such as aviation law or avionics—making this aviation safety program unlike any other students find in the country.

Career Options

In addition to aviation safety jobs, aviation can also include positions such as:

  • Aviation management
  • Avionics technician
  • Airport manager
  • Airport security manager
  • Air traffic controller
  • Systems management
  • Freight and cargo management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aviation Safety Analysis
  • Aviation Statistics
  • Aviation Safety Management Systems
  • Quantitative Research Designs in Aviation Research
  • Aviation Accident Investigation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The applicant to the Master of Science in Aviation – Applied Aviation Safety program must have earned a bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent, from an institution of acceptable academic standing.
  • To be considered for admission, the student’s academic and professional record must indicate a high probability the applicant will be able to pursue graduate work satisfactorily.
  • Undergraduate degrees need not be in aviation; however, preparatory coursework may be required in specific areas to assure successful pursuit of the MSA. Such coursework is determined by the College of Aeronautics before admission. The student is advised of any such requirements before final acceptance.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1241 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    37230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1241 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1030 - 1585 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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