About the Air Force Institute of Technology

AFIT'S MISSION & VISION

The Air Force Institute of Technology, or AFIT, is the Air Force&rsquo s graduate school of engineering and management as well as its institution for technical professional continuing education. A component of Air University and Air Education and Training Command, AFIT is committed to providing defense-focused graduate and professional continuing education and research to sustain the technological supremacy of America&rsquo s air and space forces.

AFIT accomplishes this mission through three resident schools: the Graduate School of Engineering and Management, the School of Systems and Logistics, and the Civil Engineer and Services School. Through its Civilian Institution Programs, AFIT also manages the educational programs of officers enrolled in civilian universities, research centers, hospitals, and industrial organizations. Since resident degrees were first granted in 1955, more than 18,700 graduate and 760 doctor of philosophy degrees have been awarded. In addition, Air Force students attending civilian institutions have earned more than 12,000 undergraduate and graduate degrees in the past twenty years.

AFIT's Mission
Provide Airmen with world-class defense-focused and research-enabled advanced academic education, and career-long professional continuing education both on-command and on-demand. Through four resident schools and a non-resident civilian institution program, delivers: graduate education to the Medical, Line, Legal and Chaplain Corps professional continuing education to Civil Engineers, Space, Nuclear, Acquisition, and Logistics professionals cutting-edge research in many areas, including cyber, directed energy, hypersonics, stealth, navigation and space and consultation and analysis support services.


AFIT's Vision

Be the internationally recognized leader for defense-focused technical graduate and continuing education, research, and consultation

AFIT's Strategic Guidance (2014-2017)