B.S. in Aviation Management
Students enrolled in the School of Aeronautics major in aviation management. The aviation management specialization courses build on the skill sets students learn in the business major and apply them to the aviation industry. Through the course work students are acquainted with the history, current state and anticipated future happenings of the aviation industry, including the application of business and management principles as well as aviation regulations and law.
M.B.A. in Business Administration – Aviation Management
The M.B.A. with a specialization in aviation management is an advanced degree designed to prepare and equip managers within the aviation industry with the knowledge and competencies needed to administer controllable forces within their organizations in order to successfully adapt to variables and changes in an uncontrollable environment. The 36-credit M.B.A. program comprises 12 three-credit courses, of which seven to nine are foundation courses (21 to 27 credits) for the Business Administration major, and three to five are specialization courses (nine to 15 credits) in aviation management.
In addition to the bachelor’s and master’s degrees in aviation management, the school also offers undergraduate aviation certificate programs that prepare students for ground and flight examinations for various FAA flight licenses and ratings. All flight courses and the ATP certificate program culminate with a ground oral examination and a check ride with a FAA Designated Pilot Examiner. Successfully completing the ground examination and the check ride will result in the FAA issuing the appropriate license or rating. The certificate programs are as follows:
- Private Pilot Certificate
- Instrument Pilot Rating Certificate
- Commercial Pilot Rating Certificate
- Professional Commercial Pilot Certificate
- Certified Flight Instructor Certificate
- Boeing B-727 Familiarization Certificate
- Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) Certificate
- Recurrent Flight Training Certificate
The international opportunities offered through the School of Aeronautics allow students to study and experience the current and future issues and trends in the global aviation industry. The school offers a plethora of experiential educational opportunities, one of which is a January Term course that offers students the chance to attend the annual American Association of Airport Executives Aviation Issues conference in Hawaii. During this course students explore the Hawaiian islands from an aviation perspective, studying aeronautical history in the Pacific and its effect on Polynesian culture, as well as the importance of aviation in Hawaii and the Pacific Rim and the unique factors affecting flight operations in that area.
The Burton D. Morgan School of Aeronautics also offers a first-class flight academy for individuals who are interested in flying and obtaining a pilot’s license. The program offers flying lessons and training to both individuals who are considering making a career change and seeking a profession with advancement opportunities, as well as those who are simply interested in flying.
At Lynn University, students together with their academic advisors, have the opportunity to select the courses that will put them onto the right path both toward a post-secondary education and a successful career. The courses gathered here are based on the list of course requirements associated with majors offered by the College of Business and Management.