Aviation Technology - Aviation Management: BS

Department: Aviation Technology
College: College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

About This Degree

The Aviation Technology - Aviation Management degree is designed for students who intend to pursue a career in airport management and unmanned aerial systems. Students will learn the discipline's latest technology with hands-on and research-based courses.

First- and second-year students will complete courses in aviation subjects such as aviation history, weather, flight principles, airport management, and start to take emphasis courses. During junior and senior years, students focus on deeper topics in their emphasis area, and prepare for careers with courses in airline management, aviation law, national airspace and more.

Emphases (an emphasis is not required)

  • Aviation Operations - Prepare yourself for a variety of aviation careers, including airport management, finance, Fixed Based Operator staff and working for business and corporate aviation.
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems - Study the rules, regulations and certification to become a Commercial Remote Pilot, with practical design, build and flight labs.


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View Potential Careers

After completing the Aviation Management Degree, graduates can pursue careers in the following areas:

  • Remote (UAS) Pilot
  • Airport Manager
  • FBO owner
  • Aviation Dispatcher
  • Aviation Marketing
  • Airport Staff
  • Airport Finance
  • Aviation Safety Manager
  • Airport Security Manager
  • Airline manager
  • Air traffic controller
  • Systems management
  • Business management
  • Freight and cargo management
  • Airfield operator
  • UAS Sensor Operator
  • UAS Flight Test Engineer
  • UAS Maintenance Technician
  • UAS Project Manager
  • UAS Program Lead - (for company, public entity, etc)
  • UAS Public Facing Educator
  • UAS Community Liaison
  • UAS Test Pilot
  • Aerial Photographer/Videographer

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