Online Bachelor’s Degree in Air Traffic Control

Propel your aviation career forward with an air traffic control degree

Be ready to take on the critical job of keeping aircrafts safe, passengers secure, cargo moving and pilots flying. With the Lynn University air traffic control degree, you’ll learn how to direct planes, while building a strong foundation in aviation safety, emergency cabin training and the latest control systems and technologies.

Lynn’s online air traffic controller program offers you the flexibility to earn your degree 100% online from anywhere. With a comprehensive flight-training curriculum, you also have the unique option to use your elective courses to attain your pilot license and ratings at Lynn’s Burton D. Morgan College of Aeronautics in Boca Raton, Florida. Train with faculty who are expert aviation professionals with advanced academic degrees and Flight Instructor ratings.

This major qualifies graduates for the rATP at 1000 hours. Flight training beyond the private pilot certificate must be completed with Lynn to qualify.

Quick facts

Start dates: 3 times a year
Next term: Jan. 10–March 4
Learning format: 100% online with optional onsite flight training
Program length: 4 years

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Advance your career helping pilots safely navigate the runways

Gain valuable hands-on experience. Lynn’s state-of-the-art simulators equip you with the air traffic controller training to successfully keep passengers and aircraft safe.

Here’s what you’ll study in our online air traffic control degree:

  • Primary flight theory and training
  • Instrument flight training
  • Airport operations and air traffic basics
  • Flight regulations and laws
  • Control systems
  • Types of aircraft models

Career opportunities

As a graduate of the online air traffic control degree program, you’ll be ready for career advancement in areas such as:

  • Airport management
  • Fixed-base operation management
  • Airline management
  • Technical operations management
  • Air traffic ground, tower and radar control
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Admission and tuition

The enrollment deadline for the Spring 2022 term is coming soon; below are the application deadlines for the Spring 2022 term:

  • Domestic students: Dec. 27
  • International students: Dec. 13

Candidates must provide the following:

  • Completed application
  • Personal statement
  • Official transcripts

To get started, create a profile for Lynn's personalized application portal and fill out an application.

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Online Bachelor of Science in Air Traffic Control: $325 per credit
Fees: $200
Annual total: $9,950

Cost estimates are based on completion of 120 total credits (30 credits per year). Instructional material fees are a one-time charge and do not apply to students who reside internationally or who provide their own iPad and required apps. Some programs and courses may have additional costs.

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Earning your online bachelor’s in air traffic control at Lynn may be more affordable than you expect. Explore scholarship, grant and loan opportunities to find out how much you could save.

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1 Academic statistics as of fall 2020

2 Source: U.S. News and World Report, Best Online Bachelor's Degrees and Best Value

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