Watch THIS Before You Go To An Aviation College
Watch THIS Before You Go To An Aviation College

Aviation ManagementBachelor of Science

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Earn your aviation management degree at Lynn University and get ready for a thrilling experience. In this program, your studies will focus on the core business structure of the aviation industry. You’ll learn to manage and maintain operations, while also keeping an eye on the future of the business. You’ll become familiar with the finances, scheduling and regulations that affect the decision-making process for an aeronautics professional.

Plus, you’ll earn the licenses and ratings you’ll need to enter the aerospace industry straight out of college as a professional pilot. Your flight training is at the Burton D. Morgan College of Aeronautics in the Boca Raton Airport, where Lynn’s Cessna 172s and DA-42 TwinStar aircraft are ready to help you soar.

Aviation management degree information

In the aviation management degree program, you’ll take core classes alongside major aviation courses. You’ll not only learn business and strategy, but also air traffic basics. All the courses you take in this aviation degree program will help you succeed in the aeronautics industry. Here’s a deeper look into what you’ll learn:

  • The core business structure of the industry, including the principles of management and leadership
  • Business analytics, innovation, economics, financial reporting and marketing
  • Aviation history, operations, global aviation regulations and laws, and aviation technologies

The College of Business and Management at Lynn University is accredited by IACBE

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Aviation Management major Za’Keya Dorsey speaks about her experiences as a Lynn student.

A deciding factor for me was the diversity of coursework at Lynn. I wasn’t just limited to an aviation program – I could study film, entrepreneurship, anything.Za’Keya Dorsey, aviation management major


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This course develops the competencies and skills for planning and managing projects and understanding interpersonal issues that drive successful project outcomes. Students will learn about the introduction of new products and processes, the project management life cycle, defining project parameters, matrix management challenges, effective project management tools and techniques, and the role of a project manager. Special emphasis is placed on The Project Management Institute’s Talent Triangle, which focuses on the role of Leadership, Strategic Management, and Technical Project Management play in modem project management.

This course is an analysis of the application of contemporary operations techniques of the three pillars of the aviation industry: airlines, airports and fixed base operations. Included are operations functions, current issues, domestic and foreign operations, domestic and foreign regulations, aircraft selection, labor relations, airport master plans and strategic planning. The course will include a major student project.

This course is an analysis of the application of various technologies in the aerospace industry. Students will explore the application of technology in aircraft, planning, scheduling, dispatching, avionics, ATC aerodynamics and navigation systems. An understanding of multiple applications of technologies and the advantages of combining various technological advantages in varying segments of the aerospace industry and these effects on the efficiency of the industry is the ultimate goal of this course.

Program plan

Check out suggested plans of study for the Aviation Management, B.S.

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Career opportunities

Ready to start your journey? Earn your B.S. in aviation management at Lynn and gain the skills necessary to land a position in aeronautics field. Check out some careers for aviation management graduates.

Airline manager

Airline managers oversee all areas of the airline company, ensuring smooth operations and compliance with regulations. They maintain records, coordinate inspections, create schedules, write reports and manage staffing.

Airport manager

Airport managers provide the leadership needed to maintain efficiency from the runway to baggage claim. Enforcing FAA standards, supervising staff and pinpointing areas of improvement for an airport are just a few aspects of this key role.

Aviation operations manager

Aviation operation managers lead a team of professionals and ensure that FAA regulations are met while looking after air-traffic and ground controllers, scheduling flights and training for pilots and leading the interview/hiring process.

Career preparation services

We empower students to utilize all the career preparation resources to find the job they’ve always dreamed of.

Cost and aid

Estimated annual cost of attendance

Fee name 2023-2024
Tuition $41,200
Housing and food $13,750
Materials $500
Student services $1,000
Technology $750
Estimated total $57,200

Costs are based on completion of 120 total credits (30 credits per year). Some programs and courses may have additional costs.

Cost of housing is dependent on residence hall assignment.

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Undergraduate Application deadlines

Fall entry

Early action:

  • Apply by Nov. 15; submit supporting documents by Dec. 1; receive decision by Dec. 15.
  • Apply by Jan. 15; submit supporting documents by Feb. 1; receive decision by Feb. 15.

Regular decision:

  • Apply by March 1; receive decision by March 15.
  • Applications completed after March 1 are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Spring entry

  • Apply by Dec. 1; decisions released on a rolling basis.
  • Applications completed after Dec. 1 are reviewed on a rolling basis.
Regular decision July 1
Rolling admission July 1+
Regular decision Dec. 1
Rolling admission Dec. 1+
Fall Spring
Regular decision July 1 Dec. 1
Rolling admission July 1+ Dec. 1+

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Our ambassadors offer valuable insight to prospective students and families on life at Lynn. See their stories and connect with them today.

I choose Lynn for its amazing flight training programs as I am majoring in Aviation Management with a minor in flight training. Outside my classroom, I am a car photographer and a big F1 fan. After Lynn, I plan to pursue my career in aviation as a commercial pilot.

Abhaas Kataria ’27
Mumbai. India, Aviation Management
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I choose Lynn for their sophisticated flight program. I hope to continue my flight training and complete my Airline Transport Certificate to one day fly for airline companies. Outside of school, I love to go to local beaches on the weekend or head down to Miami and Fort Lauderdale.

Abhiram Kottapalli ’24
Lawrenceville, Georgia, Aviation Management
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