Bachelor of Science in
Aviation Business Administration
The Bachelor of Science in Aviation Business Administration explores all aspects of aviation business, airport management and airfield management.
About the Bachelor of Science in Aviation Business Administration
The aviation industry contributes more than $150 billion annually to the U.S. economy and employs more than one million people across the country, according to the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA). Embry‑Riddle Aeronautical University’s Bachelor of Science in Aviation Business Administration is designed for students to excel in this high-powered, fast-paced industry.
Receiving a degree in Aviation Business Administration will help students get ahead in the aviation industry. It is a profession in which graduates must display a thorough knowledge of aviation as well as an exceptional aptitude for business and airport management.
Student Learning Outcomes
What you will learn will earning a degree in aviation business administration:
- Management of Aeronautical Science
- Business Statistics & Accounting
- Business Marketing & Management
- Human Resources
Aviation Business Administration Career Opportunities
Careers and Employers
Setting the standard with a high placement rate of 94% within a year of graduation, Embry-Riddle graduates are set to continue to higher education and enter the workforce in top companies, including Boeing, Textron and American Airlines.
Graduates looking to work in aviation or airfield management often secure roles such as:
- Aircraft analysts
- Airport operations specialists
- Financial analysts
- Airport duty managers
- Crew coordinators
Aviation Business Administration Salary Information (H3)
As the demand in the aviation industry continues to increase, earning an aviation management degree from Embry-Riddle provides the opportunity for competitive salaries, with alumni averaging $68,000 annually within one year after graduation.
About Aviation Business Administration at the Worldwide & Online Campus
Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Business Administration at our Worldwide Campus will be enrolled in a U.S. News top 20 ranked online degree program. Students will establish a solid foundation in aviation business guided by our experienced College of Business faculty, who bring valuable work experience from both the public and private sectors with backgrounds spanning aviation, aerospace and the U.S. military. This unique blend of expertise enables students to study core business concepts with a focus on the aviation and aerospace sectors.
As an online business degree, you have the flexibility to tailor your education to your lifestyle, taking classes wherever and whenever you choose, with 10 term dates each year.
Tracks/Specialties and/or Certificates
- Aviation Marketing Major: 27 credit hours with a focus on consumer behavior, public relations and strategic marketing with a management and social media focus.
Aviation Business Administration Information
- Credits: 120
- Online or In-Person: Fully online, EagleVision Virtual Classroom or see if a Worldwide location is close to you
The Aviation Business Administration program is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
|Embry-Riddle courses in the general education categories of Communication Theory and Skills, Humanities, and Social Sciences may be chosen from those listed below, assuming prerequisites are met. Courses from other institutions are acceptable if they fall into these broad categories and are at the level specified.|
|Communication Theory and Skills|
|ENGL 123||English Composition||3|
|ENGL 222||Business Communication||3|
|Any Communication Theory and Skills above ENGL 106||3|
|Any Humanities elective (lower or upper level)||3|
|Any Humanities Elective (upper level)||3|
|Physical and Life Science|
|STAT 211||Statistics with Aviation Applications||3|
|or STAT 222||Business Statistics|
|Any College Algebra or Higher Math or any Statistics Credit cannot be awarded for STAT 211 or STAT 222||3|
|Computer Science Elective||3|
|Common Business Core|
|MGMT 201||Principles of Management||3|
|MMIS 221||Introduction to Management Information Systems||3|
|ACCT 210||Financial Accounting||3|
|ACCT 312||Managerial Accounting||3|
|OBLD 317||Organizational Behavior||3|
|MGMT 325||Social Responsibility and Ethics in Management||3|
|FINE 332||Corporate Finance I||3|
|BUSW 335||International Business||3|
|BUSW 390||Business Law||3|
|LGMT 420||Management of Production and Operations||3|
|MGMT 436||Strategic Management||3|
|Aviation Management Core|
|BUSW 352||Business Quantitative Methods||3|
|MGMT 415||Airline Management||3|
|LGMT 410||Management of Air Cargo||3|
|LGMT 411||Logistics Management for Aviation/Aerospace||3|
|BSAS 350||Aircraft Crash and Emergency Management||3|
|MKTG 450||Aviation/Airport Marketing||3|
|MGMT 408||Airport Management||3|
|**Recommended to be taken prior to MGMT 436 Strategic Management|
Electives, Minor, or Major
|Transfer credit hours, minor*, or electives||27|
|*Students have the option to structure electives such that a minor may be earned. Total credit hours in this category must add to at least 27 credit hours.|
- OR -
|Aviation Marketing Major|
|MKTG 320||Consumer Behavior||3|
|MKTG 330||Professional Selling||3|
|MKTG 400||Social Media Marketing||3|
|MKTG 449||Strategic Marketing Management||3|
|BUAN 428||Business Analytics and Data Intelligence||3|
|ECON 315||Managerial Economics||3|
|LGMT 444||Principles of Supply Chain Management||3|
|COMD 360||Public Relations||3|
|Total Degree Requirements||120|
Minnesota student residents refer to State of Minnesota Course Requirement statement for Humanities requirements.
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