Department of Aviation and Safety

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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, airport managers and air traffic controllers of the aerospace industry. Among many other facets, our programs stress critical thinking, quantitative reasoning, human resource management and 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.


The Aviation Management degree program is accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI).

Student Achievement Data for Florida Memorial University’s Department of Aviation & Safety.

The Professional Pilot program is Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 141 Certified.

The Air Traffic Control program has FAA Collegiate Training Initiative (AT-CTI) designation. Students who complete this program will be prepared to take the FAA exam to be considered for training at Oklahoma City. (With the ability to skip up to five weeks.)

Flight Training Provider: Wayman Aviation Academy.

At Wayman Aviation Academy, the professional pilot program is designed to prepare students for safe and effective careers as Professional Pilots. Students who complete the program will be ready to fly commercially as a pilot.

Wayman Aviation Academy Flight Student Spring 2022 Orientation

Assessment Plan and Course Mapping

Our Philosophy of Program Improvement

We understand that program assessment refers to the assessment of the academic degree plans that we offer. We further understand that our student learning effectiveness is enhanced through regular evaluations/assessments combined with a concerted effort to improve what we do.

Each faculty member will identify course student learning outcomes (SLOs) that complement and support the following program learning outcomes:

  • Communications: Graduates will be able to communicate effectively using both written and oral communications skills.
  • Safety: Graduates will be able to identify, evaluate and implement safety systems and human factors prevention programs associated within the aviation industry.
  • Regulatory and Legal: Graduates will be able to understand and appropriately apply aviation regulations and legal issues.
  • Data Analysis: Graduates will be able to collect, analyze data and synthesize aviation data to make informed decisions.
  • Operations: Graduates will be able to evaluate different types of aviation operational systems to make recommendations for improvements and implementation.