Air Traffic Control Associate Degree
Aviation and Aerospace have long captured the world’s imagination, and Texas is a major leader in the industry. The state has 1,429 FAA-recognized airports and 12.1 million annual take-offs and landings at Texas terminals, requiring a significant number of Air Traffic Controllers.
TSTC is the single largest provider of aerospace programs in Texas and is the only public college in the state approved to teach the FAA’s Air Traffic Collegiate Training Initiative program (AT-CTI) – which can provide an advanced route into the FAA’s Air Traffic Control Academy! The college is one of just 36 schools nationwide to offer the AT-CTI curriculum. The program offers qualified candidates an advanced track to the FAA’s Air Traffic Control Academy in Oklahoma.
Students receive five semesters of intensive training on a working airport campus complete with dual runways and operational control tower. Additionally, TSTC’s Aerospace Center with new terminal facility, air traffic control tower and expanded programs (to open in 2012).
But to be considered, in addition to applying at the college you need to complete the ATC application process(pdf). Including completing the FAA CTI Citizenship Identification form (pdf) and the FAA CTI-ATC Application form (pdf).