US higher education system has a high reputation in the world and for the very same reason USA has become the largest higher education hub for the ambitious international students. Students from every corner of the world are coming to US for fulfilling their career ambitions and aspirations. A wide variety of courses across the entire subject spectrum are offered at various US universities and US courses in Aviation Technology are well known in every part of the globe.
Flight Science and Air Transportation Safety Technology are highly specialized branches of Aviation Science and there are only a handful of the universities in the world that offer courses in Flight Science and Air Transportation Safety Technology.
Professional study programmes on Flight Science and Air Transportation Safety Technology are available in some of the US universities such as Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; Saint Louis University and community colleges like Green River Community College. These academic institutions have high reputation in the field of providing highly specialized courses on Flight Science and Air Transportation Safety Technology.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Daytona Beach offers two bachelor level programmes in Air Transportation Safety Technology. These are, Bachelor of Science in Safety Science – Occupational Safety and Bachelor of Science in Safety Science – Transportation Safety. Duration of these bachelor programmes ranges from three to four years and tuition fee is approximately US $1100 per credit hour.
Saint Louis University has a Bachelor of Science programme in Flight Science (B.S. Flight Science ). Course cost is approximately US $30,940 a year and course is offered as a full time on-campus programme for overseas students.
An associate degree of three year duration, Associate in Applied Science Degree in Air Transportation, is available at Green River Community College. Educational cost is about US $2650 per quarter (3 months). Candidates are admitted four times in a year (September/January/April/June) for this programme.