Air Traffic Control

Technical Certificate


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STUDENT ALERT: This program is preparing for inactivation effective fall term 2018, pending approval from SACSCOC.  Please review the Aviation Administration (60) (Air Traffic Control) (2360) (A.S.)  program for additional options.  For more information, please contact Program Manager Sam Fischer at (904) 317-3844 or 

At the completion of the Air Traffic Controller Technical Certificate (T.C.) program, Air Traffic Collegiate Training Initiative (AT-CTI) graduates are able to demonstrate proficient, entry-level air traffic controller operating techniques. Coursework includes training on procedures and skills, understanding of air traffic regulations, the regulatory responsibility and authority of the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as awareness of current aviation issues and trends as they relate to the aviation industry.

This program is designed for those who have already been selected by the FAA, and who wish to prepare for the FAA Academy.

Students who wish to become Air Traffic Controllers should complete the Aviation Administration A.S. degree, which is approved under the FAA's Air Traffic Collegiate Training Initiative (AT-CTI) program.

Program Code: 6967

18 Credits

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Tuition and Fees

Based on 2013-14 tuition and fee rates, this certificate program's minimum cost is $2,880. Please review current tuition and fee rates on the FSCJ website for more information.

Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial aid is not available.



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Alternative ways to earn credit

You may be eligible to receive credit toward this degree through Prior Learning Assessment. Examples include industry certifications, certain PSAV programs, credit by examination, or creating a portfolio of learning experiences. For more information, contact an academic advisor or learn more about Accelerated College.

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Degree Options

This certificate articulates directly into the Aviation Operations (2354) (A.S.) degree. Students may pursue one or more certificates to develop or upgrade their skills in a particular field, or pursue the A.S. degree and earn technical certificates while completing the requirements for the degree

Career Opportunities

Air traffic controllers coordinate the movement of air traffic to ensure that aircraft stay safe distances apart, air traffic controllers work in control towers, approach control facilities, or route centers (Bureau of Labor Statistics).
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