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Next A.S. Degree Program Start Dates & Deadlines:
August 2021 (Fall Term Start - Day Classes)
Application Deadline: July 15, 2021

January 2022 (Spring Term Start - Night Classes)
Application Deadline: Nov. 15, 2021

Aerospace Technology is an exciting field of study that prepares graduates for entry-level positions in the aerospace and aeronautics industry. Graduates also will qualify for many applied technology jobs such as testing, fabrication, assembly, repair and manufacturing.

Aerospace Technology is a two-year Associate in Science degree program that consists of 64 credit hours. The program is limited access, with a specialized application process. Students may choose from a morning option that begins each Fall Term or an evening schedule that begins each Spring. Students can also choose to apply for related certificate programs described in the accordion below, which offer courses that are also embedded in and count toward the A.S. degree.

Students will learn basic soldering skills, wire wrapping, potting, crimping, cabled lacing and repair, troubleshooting and diagnosing electrical circuits and how to assemble, operate, inspect and test fluid systems.

Program participants also will learn advanced concepts and skills allowing them to create a structural fabrication project per drawings and specifications, demonstrate knowledge of specialized tools and devices, accurately read blueprints, understand geometric dimensioning and tolerances, as well as identify precision measuring and test equipment.

Aerospace Technology Program

Aerospace Technology A.S. Degree

EFSC current college catalog requirements for the A.S. Degree.

Success starts with a plan! Recommended course sequences are designed to keep you on track.

Click here to view the course sequencing for the Aerospace Technology A.S. Degree. Students may enroll in daytime or nighttime cohort classes. A special application is required before students are approved for admission to the program. For general information on this program contact 433-7081.

Archived College Catalogs

Aerospace Technician Certificate

View certificate Catalog Curriculum

  • 43 Credit Hours
  • No placement test required
  • No General Education courses required
  • Use certificate courses to build toward completing the AS Degree in Aerospace Technology
  • Application Deadline for Fall 2021 - Day Time Start: July 10, 2021
  • Application Deadline for Spring 2022 - Night Time Start: October 28, 2021

Structural Assembly Technician Certificate

View certificate Catalog Curriculum

  • 17 Credit Hours
  • No placement test required
  • No General Education courses required
  • Use certificate courses to build toward completing the AS Degree in Aerospace Technology
  • Application Deadline for Fall 2021 - Day Time Start: July 10, 2021
  • Application Deadline for Spring 2022 - Night Time Start: November 30, 2021

Credit for Certifications

If you have a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Power Plant (A&P) Certificate or a SpaceTec Certified Aerospace Technician Certificate you may be able to receive college credit. Students should contact the program faculty member at 321-433-7751 or the program advisor at 321-433-7081 before registering for courses to determine if the certification can apply toward college credit.

Program Resources

Sherry Van Winkle, Advisor
vanwinkles@easternflorida.edu
321-433-5771

Aerospace Technology requires a special application process  in addition to the general EFSC application for admission. Prospective students should contact and work with the program advisor throughout the application process for personalized advising.

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