Katie – Aviation Human Factors, M.S.

A Day in the Life of an FIT Grad Student

A Day in the Life of an FIT Grad Student

In a previous blog post, I discussed the differences between grad and undergrad. To give you a more in-depth look, I want to give you a firsthand look into my life as graduate student at Florida Tech. What better [...]

Grad vs. Undergrad: 5 Ways They’re Different

Grad vs. Undergrad: 5 Ways They’re Different

One of my biggest questions I had when applying for grad school was, “What is grad school going to be like and how will it be different than undergrad?” For me, grad school was this big [...]

Get Involved: The Key to Success in Grad School

Get Involved: The Key to Success in Grad School

Getting involved is one crucial thing I have learned about graduate school. My involvement started last spring after I received my acceptance letter from Florida Tech. I immediately contacted the graduate chair in the College of [...]

Florida Tech’s Aviation Safety “Stand Down” Symposium

Florida Tech’s Aviation Safety “Stand Down” Symposium

Back in October, flights were canceled and the College of Aeronautics (COA) gathered together in the Gleason Center for the Performing Arts to discuss safety in the aviation industry. The discussion was named an aviation “stand [...]

It’s a Man’s World: A Discussion on Women in Aviation

It’s a Man’s World: A Discussion on Women in Aviation

Recently, I wrote a graduate paper for my Legal and Ethical Issues in Aviation class that looked at the barriers preventing women from entering the aviation industry. The aviation industry, in the famous words of James [...]

Painlessly Quick: Grad School Registration Process

Painlessly Quick: Grad School Registration Process

During your undergrad career, registering for classes can be a bit of a hassle and cause panic, but in grad school the registration process is painless. Graduate students at Graduate students at Florida Tech get the [...]

PEGASUS “The Mythical Flying Horse” is alive at the Florida Tech College of Aeronautics

PEGASUS “The Mythical Flying Horse” is alive at the Florida Tech College of Aeronautics

The Partnership to Enhance General Aviation Safety, Accessibility and Sustainability, better known as PEGASAS, is a unique research opportunity partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to do exactly what it stands for—enhance general aviation.  Florida [...]

5 Tips for Getting into Graduate School

5 Tips for Getting into Graduate School

Getting into graduate school is not something to take lightly. I learned a lot about this topic before starting my master’s degree in aviation human factors at Florida Tech. Here are five tips that can help [...]

Check Out Our New Ph.D. in Aviation Sciences at Florida Tech

Check Out Our New Ph.D. in Aviation Sciences at Florida Tech

As a Florida Tech master’s student, one thing that I am considering is pursuing my doctoral degree. Whether I decide to do so is a big maybe, but the good news is that I now have [...]

Meet Katie: Aviation Human Factors, M.S.

Meet Katie: Aviation Human Factors, M.S.

I am Katie Reid, a master’s student in the College of Aeronautics here at Florida Tech. My degree will be in aviation human factors. I started at FIT in June 2013 taking one online class to [...]