Academic catalog

Browse the curriculum, course descriptions and requirements for the Air Traffic Controller program in our academic catalog.

Eye on the sky

The skies could be unpredictable. But, as an air traffic control (ATC) major, you’ll learn to manage the unforeseen. From radar and mapping to weather and traffic, you’ll learn an array of control systems to help keep pilots and passengers safe in their travels.

In the air traffic control degree program, you’ll learn about aviation safety and human factors, weather, emergency cabin training, operations, aircraft models and more. And, you won’t be alone in the process. Our faculty are aviation professionals with advanced academic degrees and flight instructor ratings. They’re here to help you conquer your dreams—whatever they may be. This major qualifies graduates for the rATP at 1000 hours.

What you'll learn in the air traffic controller program

  • Mapping, weather and traffic
  • Control systems
  • Aviation safety

Career opportunities

Take the next step by earning your B.S. in air traffic control and find a long-lasting career that affects the lives of many.

With an air traffic control degree for Lynn, you'll be able to apply educational and experiential opportunities to your career. Opportunities include:

  • Airport management 

  • Fixed base operation management 

  • Airline management 

  • Professional pilot 

  • Technical operations management 

  • Ground controller 

  • Tower controller 

  • Data controller 

  • Radar controller 

  • Weather controller 


Our graduates have impressive internship opportunities while studying at Lynn, which leads them to continued success in their careers. Take a look at the companies our alumni have gained employment with:

  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Delta Airlines
  • CommuteAir
  • Republic Airways
  • SkyWest
  • Boca Raton Airport Authority
  • Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport Authority
  • Fort Lauderdale Flight Standards District Office
  • Reliable Jet Maintenance
  • Majestic Aviation
  • Atlantic Aviation
  • Signature Flight Support

Estimated tuition

Full-time tuition for a traditional day undergraduate student is estimated to cost $35,960 annually. *Flight training available; additional fees apply.

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