Aviation Management

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Bachelor of Science
Major
Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business
4-Year Degree

Overview

Your Path to an Aviation Business Career

The Aviation Management program at Westminster offers a balanced curriculum that combines a broad general education with a strong foundation of business and specialized courses and experiences in aviation management. The specialized aviation courses allow you to focus on your area of interest and the internship experience will allow you to get started on your desired career path. The Westminster Aviation Management program is designed to provide you flexibility in determining your specific career path and choose among the many opportunities in the aviation business field.

Key Benefits

By studying Aviation Management develop skills and knowledge on the following areas:

  • Aircraft design, performance, operating characteristics and maintenance
  • Aviation safety and human factors
  • National and international aviation law, regulations and labor issues
  • Airports, airspace, and air traffic control
  • Meteorology and environmental issues

Accreditation Employers Trust

The Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business is nationally accredited by the Association of College Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

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About the Program

What You'll Learn

The Aviation Management program integrates business classes in law, finance, management, and marketing. It also features specialized courses in aviation law, operations, and management.

The aviation management option is well-suited for the student who wants to combine his or her interest in aviation with a solid background and experience in business studies. Some of our aviation management students decide to also earn pilot ratings so they can fly; others decide to focus completely on the business aspects of aviation.

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Aviation Management program students demonstrate skills and knowledge relative to each of these areas:
  • Attributes of an aviation professional
  • Career planning
  • Certification
  • Aircraft design, performance, operating characteristics, and maintenance
  • Aviation safety and human factors
  • National and international aviation law, regulations, and labor issues
  • Airports, airspace, and air traffic control
  • Meteorology and environmental issues

Career Opportunities

Students graduating with the aviation management major are prepared for many different types of positions in the aerospace industry.


Related Programs

We also offer an academic minor in Aviation Management, and a major/minor in Aviation Flight Operations.

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