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The Sky is the Limit!

Next A.S. Degree Program Start Dates & Deadlines:
August 2022 (Fall Term Start - Day Classes)
Application Deadline: July 15, 2022

January 2023 (Spring Term Start - Night Classes)
Application Deadline: Nov. 15, 2022

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.

The Aerospace Technology Associate in Science degree is a two-year program that consists of 64 credit hours. The 43-credit Aerospace Technician College Credit Certificate (CCC) and the 17-credit Structural Assembly Technician CCC are shorter term program options. The degree and certificates are limited access, with a specialized application process. Students may choose from a morning option that begins each Fall Term or an evening schedule that start each Spring. The two related certificate programs described in the accordion below offer courses that are also embedded in and can 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 Options

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 as courses build on each other.

Students may apply for and enroll in daytime or nighttime cohort classes. A special application process is required before students are approved for admission to the program. For general information on this program contact 321-433-5771.

Aerospace Technician Certificate

View the Aerospace Technician certificate Catalog Curriculum

  • 43 Credit Hours
  • No placement test required
  • No General Education courses required
  • Use college credit certificate courses to build toward completing the AS Degree in Aerospace Technology
  • Annual Application Deadline for Fall - Day Time Program: July 15th
  • Annual Application Deadline for Spring 2022 - Night Program Start: November 15th

Structural Assembly Technician Certificate

View Structural Assembly certificate Catalog Curriculum

  • 17 Credit Hours
  • No placement test required
  • No General Education courses required
  • Use college credit certificate courses to build toward completing the AS Degree in Aerospace Technology
  • Annual Application Deadline for Fall - Day Time Program: July 15th
  • Annual Application Deadline for Spring 2022 - Night Program Start: November 15th

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. New agreements for these certifications are in process so students who think they might qualify should contact the program advisor at 321-433-5771.

Program Resources

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

Make Advising Appointment

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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