Aviation Management Careers and Skills

Prepare to lead with an aviation management degree

A bachelor’s degree in aviation management exposes you to the dynamic business of air transportation. The aviation industry supports billions of dollars in economic activity in the United States alone.1 It needs driven, forward-thinking and skilled professionals to thrive.

What is aviation management? In this program, you’ll focus on the core business structure of the aviation industry. You’ll learn to manage and maintain business operations, and create opportunities for growth and improvement. This degree program is offered 100% online and takes four years to complete. You can take what you learn in the classroom and apply it to a number of aviation management careers.

What you’ll learn

The Lynn University aviation management bachelor’s degree prepares you to advance your career in this dynamic industry. In this program, you will:

  • Learn the principles of management and leadership and how to apply them
  • Examine the various factors that influence effective management
  • Assess the business climate and explore ways to foster innovation using your unique talents, strengths and interests
  • Understand how aviation technology is used in aircraft, planning, scheduling, navigation and more
  • Have an opportunity to pursue your professional pilot’s license and ratings
  • Learn air traffic control basics and be equipped to take the air traffic control exam

Aviation management career opportunities²

The aviation management degree program provides you with a solid knowledge base in the business side of the industry, which can propel you forward in a number of fields and professions. Job opportunities for aviation management include:

  • Airport management
  • Aviation operations management
  • Aviation-based marketing
  • Commercial transportation
  • Freight and cargo manager
  • Director of air service development
  • TSA manager
  • Aircraft dispatcher
  • Air traffic control
  • Corporate aviation
  • Government flight operations
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Military aviation

Important dates

Application deadlines for Summer 2022

International students: April 25, 2022
Domestic students: April 25, 2022

Notes and conditions - PLEASE READ

1 Source: https://www.faa.gov/sites/faa.gov/files/about/plans_reports/2020_jan_economic_impact_report.pdf

2 Actual outcomes vary by geographic area, previous work experience and opportunities for employment. Lynn University does not guarantee employment placement or career advancement.