Department of Aviation & Safety

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Department of Aviation & Safety


The Department of Aviation & Safety serves as the focal point of technological education at Florida Memorial University. We offer rigorous programs designed to educate the future aviators, managers and air traffic controllers of the aerospace industry. Among many other things, our programs stress critical thinking, quantitative reasoning, human factors and resources management, written and oral communications. Our students gain a broad perspective of the aerospace industry, the environments in which it operates, and its impact on global transportation and economics.

Mission Statement

The Department of Aviation & Safety programs produce students who embrace the importance of becoming global citizens through life-long learning, leadership, character, and service in the fields of aviation, safety and security, which will, in turn, enhance their lives and the lives of others.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

All graduates will be able to demonstrate their ability to:

  • Apply mathematics, science, and applied sciences to aviation-related disciplines
  • Analyze and interpret data
  • Work effectively on multi-disciplinary and diverse teams
  • Make professional and ethical decisions
  • Communicate effectively, using both written and oral communication skills
  • Engage in and recognize the need for life-long learning
  • Assess contemporary issues
  • Use the techniques, skills, and modern technology necessary for professional practice
  • Assess the national and international aviation environment
  • Apply pertinent knowledge in identifying and solving problems
  • Apply knowledge of business sustainability to aviation issues