Aviation Sciences Institute

Aviation Management

The academic curriculum for the Aviation Management program is designed to meet the requirements of the aviation industry. Business, Maintenance Management, Safety & Security, and Production & Operations are the five areas of specialization within the Aviation Management degree program. Upon completion of the degree requirements the successful candidate will earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Management.

The Aviation Management Option is divided into five options:

The AM-1 Business Option is designed for those who want a business background but one that is focused on the specific needs of the aviation industry.

The AM-1 Business Option is accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board, International (AABI)

AABI Program Accreditation Information & AABI Policy 3.4.2 Compliance

The AM-2 Maintenance Management Option is for those who want to manage aviation maintenance operations.

The AM-3 Safety Option is for those who want a business background but focused on the specific area of safety in the aerospace workplace.

The AM-4 Security Option is for those who want a business background but focused on the quickly evolving area of security in the aerospace field.

The AM-5  Production & Operations Option is for those who to manage aviation manufacturing operations or MRO facilities.

Mission of the Department of Aviation Management

The mission of the Department Aviation Management is to provide students with a well-rounded liberal arts education, a solid foundation in business, and a focus on a unique aspects of aviation as a business. Each of the five degree options (Business; Maintenance Management; Safety; Security; and Production & Operations) focus on one of these unique aspects of the aerospace industry.

Aviation Management Outcomes – Assessment – Retention, Graduation Rates & Employment

Program Assessment Reports: 2011-12 through 2016-17

Learning Objectives

Communications:

Graduates will be effective communicators with the ability to prepare and deliver oral and written presentations using appropriate technologies.

Problem Solving/Sciences:

ASI graduates can apply critical thinking skills, quantitative methods, knowledge of sciences/applied sciences and technology to problem solving.

Ethics:

ASI students possess the knowledge and understand the significance of making Professional and Ethical decisions.

Technology :

ASI graduates are able to assess appropriate sources of data, use appropriate analytical tools to make decisions and make professional presentations of the results.

Integration/Synthesis:

ASI graduates can integrate principles & methods from other disciplines, appreciate interrelations among the disciplines and apply all relevant factors in decision making by applying critical, analytical, creative, and systems thinking to problem recognition and solution.

Diversity:

ASI graduates will be able to analyze, evaluate and assess the impact of differences in ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, native language, sexual orientation and intellectual/disciplinary approaches and demonstrate the ability to work effectively in groups of people from diverse background.

Career Development:

ASI graduates will demonstrate an appreciation of appropriate aviation culture, make use of of networking opportunities and use technology to present a professional image.

Mathematics and Quantitative Modeling:

ASI graduates can reason quantitatively and use formal systems to solve problems using basic mathematical, statistical, quantitative, qualitative, or logical methods to formulate answer to problems.