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Aviation (MS)

Masters of Science in Aviation Program. Why York Master of Science in Aviation Program?

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.

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 NumberCourse titleCrs.
AVIA 510Organizational Behavior & Change in Business Aviation3
AVIA 540Aviation Research Methods3
FINC 575Advanced Aviation Finance3
AVIA 620Aviation Safety Management3
AVIA 630Airline Airport Emergency Planning and Management3
AVIA 635Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management3
AVIA 625Contemporary Aviation Security3
AVIA 645Modern Airport Planning and Management3
AVIA 650Innovative Airline Management (Practicum)3
AVIA 660Aviation 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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