Gain the technical skills and broad aviation knowledge to thrive in an exciting career in air traffic control.
The demanding and rewarding career of air traffic control requires a combination of broad-based aviation knowledge and specialized technical knowledge. We a comprehensive curriculum to prepare you to be part of the next generation of air traffic controllers.
- Program type:
- On Campus
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
- Credit hours:
Why earn an air traffic control degree?
Air Traffic Controller Bachelor's Degree
Advance your skills set with specialized advanced courses in radar, tower operations, aviation safety management and more.
Graduate prepared for careers as ground-based air traffic controllers who direct aircraft through the National Airspace System (NAS).
In addition to the primary curriculum, this program requires a second field of study. This is typically fulfilled a minor, aviation specialization or a second major.
Train on our Adacel 360° MaxSim® Tower/Radar System. The simulator consists of a 360° view with four synchronized radar positions and a surround-sound effect system.
Learn to be an air traffic controller with our Tower Radar Simulator System (TRSS). One room contains a virtual "tower cab" with a wrap-around visual system that simulates the view from the control tower. The second room houses simulated radar terminals.
Study in our UFA Radar Lab. It's the most modern and professional 32-position radar simulation lab in the country.
Air Traffic Controller Careers
Required Air Traffic Control Courses
Ready to Lead
Check out what an Air Traffic Management student experiences throughout a day.