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College students from across the globe now have access to an International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT) University certificate program in aviation finance and leasing via web-based distance learning.

The one-year, six-credit-hour program consists of three courses designed by College of Business faculty at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus in partnership with ISTAT industry practitioners, taught by Embry-Riddle faculty, and delivered online by Embry-Riddle’s Worldwide Campus.

The courses cover aviation finance topics such as aircraft leasing and funding, lease negotiation, risk management, aviation legal framework, transaction modeling and maintenance reserves.

ISTAT University prepares students for internships as well as long-term career opportunities by providing an overview of the many facets of the aviation finance and leasing industries and exposes them to real-world concepts and methodologies.


About ISTAT at the Worldwide & Online Campus

The ISTAT certificate is a partnership certificate and will be issued by ISTAT and not Embry-Riddle.

The ISTAT certificate is designed for students who have completed an undergraduate degree in business, accounting, finance or economics, or related transportation fields of study looking for a rewarding and challenging career in the aircraft financing, leasing and other ISTAT member industries.

Students only pursuing the ISTAT certificate should apply as non-degree seeking students. Students who wish to pursue the certificate as part of their degree program should coordinate any potential credit toward a degree with the appropriate college and program chair.

International students (degree and non-degree seeking) must be admitted in accordance with all applicable international admissions requirements.

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