Aviation Operations Careers and Skills

Reach new heights with an aviation operations degree

Aviation is a multibillion dollar global industry that requires skilled professionals to help it run in a safe, effective and efficient manner. With an online bachelor’s degree in aviation operations, you’ll develop sound business practices and decision-making skills that can help your organization adapt in this dynamic industry. This degree can be applied to a number of aviation operations careers in airline management, airport management, flight operations, airline marketing, customer relations and more.

What you’ll learn

The Lynn University aviation operations online bachelor’s degree program provides a foundation in aeronautics, business and technology. In this program, you will:

  • Develop an understanding of operations management, including the tools and techniques necessary to make tactical and strategic decisions, increase productivity, and find cost-effective solutions within the aviation industry
  • Build your analytical and decision-making skills using essential computer applications
  • Understand how aviation technology is used in aircraft, planning, scheduling, navigation and more
  • Develop the critical skills necessary for effective organizational management and leadership
  • 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 operations career opportunities¹

With a bachelor’s degree in aviation operations from Lynn University, you’ll develop a broad base of knowledge and skills that can help you advance your career in the aviation industry.

  • Airport management
  • Fixed base operation management
  • Airline management
  • Aviation operations management
  • Freight and cargo manager
  • Director of air service development
  • TSA manager
  • Flight operator
  • Crew scheduler
  • Air traffic controller
  • Airline customer service
  • Airline marketing professional
  • Aerospace defense professional

Important dates

Application deadlines for Summer 2022

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

Notes and conditions - PLEASE READ

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