EDUCATION: Florida Tech Ranked Among Top 10 Most Affordable Online Master’s Degrees in Aviation
By Mary-Lou Watkinson, Florida Tech News Bureau // July 1, 2023
College of Aeronautics dean Dr. John Deaton: quality graduate education at an affordable cost
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Florida Tech’s online aviation master’s degree ranked in the top 10 most affordable master’s degrees in aviation in 2023, according to the university ranking website OnlineU.
Coming in fifth on the list, Florida Tech was one of three private universities on OnlineU’s 2023 Most Affordable Online Master’s Degrees in Aviation, along with Capitol Technology University, which ranked ninth, and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, which ranked tenth.
Florida Tech also ranked above the University of North Dakota, which ranked eighth.
To be eligible, schools had to meet the following requirements:
■ The institution has fully online degrees that meet degree requirements for a given ranking.
■ The school is institutionally accredited.
■ The school meets online representation requirements.
■ OnlineU then ranked each university by manually researching the online tuition for 2022-23.
While not specifically mentioned in the ranking, Florida Tech offers two online master’s programs in aviation: Aviation Safety, MSA and Aviation Management, MSA.
Each 30-credit degree costs $18,600, or about $9,300 a year.
“Our motto has been, and continues to be, to offer quality graduate education at an affordable cost,” says Dr. John Deaton, College of Aeronautics dean.
“Our graduate degrees are designed specifically to prepare students for competitive careers in the aviation industry.”
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