A Bachelor of Science in Air Traffic Management from Southern New Hampshire University prepares you to join this exciting and competitive field. Programs such as this one are the Federal Aviation Administration's primary means of meeting the future needs of the national air space system for air traffic control, and your SNHU degree can make you a prime candidate for employment.
With your air traffic controller degree, you’ll be prepared to meet the FAA's standards for air traffic controllers, allowing you to effectively navigate the training and qualification programs. Through training and simulation, you will gain a thorough understanding of the broad education, management and communication skills necessary to serve effectively in supervisory or management positions within the field.
SNHU is an approved Air Traffic Collegiate Training Initiative (CTI) Institute by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Prepare for future employment as an air traffic controller, as well as management and supervisory roles within the airline industry, by earning an air traffic controller degree. At SNHU, you'll learn not just the skills you need to succeed in these positions, but a thorough understanding of the industry and your place within it.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of majoring in air traffic management at SNHU include:
Although the FAA will provide additional training to all air traffic control employees, earning a 4-year air traffic controller degree can help you stand out in a competitive field. Your experience and education at Southern New Hampshire University will ensure that you begin your career with a thorough understanding of the regular duties of an air traffic controller and manager – and the skills necessary to succeed.
In the air traffic controller degree program, you’ll learn through classwork, simulation and hands-on experience – entering the field with a full range of industry knowledge. With classes in meteorology, aircraft operations, airport management, human factors, safety, and 240 hours of simulated air traffic control, graduates from the SNHU Air Traffic Management program should be well prepared to enter the air traffic control and management field.
SNHU's bachelor's in air traffic management program includes:
General Education Program
Our programs are designed to equip you with the skills and insights you need to move forward. In recent years, employers have stressed the need for graduates with higher order skills - the skills that go beyond technical knowledge - such as:
All undergraduate students are required to take general education classes. Through foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for.
Business Core Program
Programs in the School of Business require learners to complete the business core program, which includes a variety of business-specific courses. This program focuses on 10 core competencies to prepare you for success wherever you go.
Total Credits: 120
Our Manchester campus aims to keep tuition and related costs low for our students so that you can pursue your degree and your goals. More than 90% of our students receive some form of financial aid, and students who qualify could receive up to $20,000 in grants and scholarships.
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) as well as several other accrediting bodies.
This program is not currently accredited by ACBSP. It may be ACBSP accredited when it is eligible. Consumer information is available on the College Navigator.