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Florida Tech to Launch New Ph.D. in Aviation Sciences

Posted on Monday 8th April 2013 | Academia M&S

The Florida Institute of Technology College of Aeronautics (COA) plans to launch a new doctoral program, a Ph.D. in Aviation Sciences, beginning in the 2013 fall semester. The program includes seven areas of specialization to prepare new doctoral graduates to meet the challenges of aviation research in the 21st century.

The curriculum consists of a minimum of 51 semester credit hours with three main components:

  • An 18-hour core study program of research design, statistics and aviation courses
  • A 12-hour program with areas of aviation specialization chosen by the student; concentrations are available in human factors, safety, airport development and management, education and training, organizational development, operations research, and environmental/sustainability and meteorology
  • A minimum of 21 credit hours of dissertation research in the area of specialization

For details, visit: http://www.fit.edu/programs/grad/phd_aviation_sciences or contact Michael Gallo, Ph.D., at gallo@fit.edu or (321) 674-8375. To learn more about the COA, visit http://coa.fit.edu. 


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