Aviation management students study together at the Burton D. Morgan School of Aeronautics.

Aviation Management

Bachelor of Science

Destination in sight

Earn your aviation management degree at Lynn University and get ready for a thrilling experience. In this program, your studies will focus on the core business structure of the aviation industry. You’ll learn to manage and maintain operations, while also keeping an eye on the future of the business. You’ll become familiar with the finances, scheduling and regulations that affect the decision-making process for an aeronautics professional.

Plus, you’ll earn the licenses and ratings you’ll need to enter the aerospace industry straight out of college as a professional pilot. Your flight training is at nearby Boca Raton Airport, where Lynn’s Cessna 172s and DA-42 TwinStar aircraft are ready to help you soar.

What you’ll learn through the aviation management program

  • Core business structure of the industry
  • Air crew training, ground personnel and industry management
  • Simulations and cockpit training

Curriculum & requirements

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Career opportunities

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Estimated annual tuition

$35,960

*Flight training available; additional fees apply.

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Jamarick Burrell
I aspire for an education that will enable me to have an office in the sky. I realize that's where I'm meant to be.
Jamarick Burrel '17, Jamaica, B.S. in aviation management
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Aviation management curriculum

In the aviation management program, your college core requirements will focus on both the air industry and the business side of your degree. Business courses concentrate on financial and operations management, business analytics, economics, legal and HR management topics, while a wealth of aviation electives provide hands-on opportunities through flight training.

Course preview

AVM 347 Aviation Operations Management
Learn contemporary management techniques of the three pillars of the aviation industry—airlines, airports and fixed base operations—including regulations, aircraft selection, labor relations and airport master plans.

AVM 482 Air Traffic Basics
Prepare yourself for the air traffic control entrance exam as well as any of aviation’s technical fields. Get a primer in aeronautical topics necessary to be a flight instructor or professional pilot.

AVM 483 Aviation Technologies
Explore the application of technology in aircraft, planning, scheduling, dispatching, avionics, ATC aerodynamics and navigation systems. Gain an understanding of how to combine various technologies in different segments of the industry.

Graduates must complete a total of 120 credits.

Aviation careers

Your B.S. in aviation management will make you marketable to companies of all sizes. You’re qualified for business roles as well as piloting. Here are a few aviation careers you’ll be ready for with your degree:

  • Aviation operations manager
  • Aviation-based marketer
  • Airport manager
  • Commercial transporter

You may also decide to continue past your B.S. to earn an MBA in aviation management. This will prepare you for even higher-level positions with the aviation industry.

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