Aviation Management

Bachelor of Science

Destination in sight

Earn your aviation management degree at Lynn University and you’ll be qualified on both the business and piloting sides of the industry. You’ll graduate with valuable real-world, real-time experience. With an undergraduate degree in aviation management, you’ll earn the licenses and ratings you’ll need to enter the aerospace industry straight out of college as a professional pilot.

This program covers both the air industry and the fundamentals of business management. Electives give you hands-on learning opportunities through both live and simulated flight training. Plus, you can take an internship in the field that interests you. You’ll earn a valuable degree as aviation major with plenty of experience under your belt. 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

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*Flight training available; additional fees apply.

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“A deciding factor for me was the diversity of coursework at Lynn. I wasn’t just limited to an aviation program - I could study film, entrepreneurship, anything.”

Za’Keya Dorsey, aviation management major
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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.

Graduates must complete a total of 120 credits in the following categories: 

  • 45 university core curriculum credits 
  • 36 college core credits 
  • 15 major credits
  • 24 elective credits 

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 382 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.

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:

  • Air traffic controller
  • Private or commercial pilot
  • Information or HR specialist
  • Corporate manager
  • Airport manager

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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