Aviation Management (MS)

Aviation Management (MS)

Master's of Science in Aviation Management. Why earn a Master's of Science in Aviation Management at York College?

Master's of Science in Aviation Management. Why earn a Master's of Science in Aviation Management at York College?

The coursework is informed by recommendations from the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) and the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI). These organizations seek to standardize the training of aviation professionals by recommending degree programs that meet the following competencies by incorporating these aims into the curriculum.

Mission statement

The Master of Science in Aviation Program at York College is designed to prepare graduates who will assume leadership roles in the global aviation industry and related fields.

Goals

  1. Graduate students have a cross-disciplinary perspective and are able to integrate knowledge across business disciplines.
  2. Graduate students demonstrate competency in the various areas of Aviation Management.
  3. Graduate students critically examine cultures other than their own, and apply the knowledge gained in their personal and professional lives, as it relates to the aviation industry.

Plan of Study

The Master of Science in Aviation Management consists of 10 advanced graduate courses in aviation finance and research, marketing, airport planning, management and operations, aviation safety and management and, aviation supply and logistics.

Course Number

Course title

Crs.

AVIA 510

Organizational Behavior & Change in Business Aviation

3

AVIA 540

Aviation Research Methods

3

FINC 575

Advanced Aviation Finance

3

AVIA 620

Aviation Safety Management

3

AVIA 630

Airline Airport Emergency Planning and Management

3

AVIA 635

Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management

3

AVIA 625

Contemporary Aviation Security

3

AVIA 645

Modern Airport Planning and Management

3

AVIA 650

Innovative Airline Management (Practicum)

3

AVIA 660

Aviation Marketing and Strategic Planning (Capstone)

3

Admissions Criteria

Eligible candidates must meet the following criteria for admission to the Master of Science in Aviation Program at York College:

  1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, or the foreign equivalent; preference will be given to students with undergraduate coursework in aviation, business, marketing, finance, accounting, and/or statistics.
  2. A minimum overall GPA of 3.0.
  3. A completed application to the program, including a personal statement describing career objectives and preparation for the program.
  4. Three letters of recommendation from instructors or employers that address the applicant’s suitability for work in aviation management and ability to succeed in a rigorous academic program at the graduate level.

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