Master of Business Administration in Aviation

Master of
Business Administration in Aviation

Structured to provide a high-reliability organization foundation, the MBAA provides students with business skills targeting the aviation/aerospace industry.

About the Master of Business Administration in Aviation 

The Worldwide College of Business stands out for the unique approach to graduate education, centered on the High-Reliability Organization (HRO) theme. Focusing on risk management, our curriculum addresses the complexities of today's global business landscape. Embry-Riddle equips students with a deep understanding of comprehensive business risks.

The aviation industry exemplifies the importance of HRO principles in effectively managing risksThese principles are universally applicable across all industries. Our customizable MBAA curriculum integrates HRO foundations offering a tailored experience through degree-specific core and optional certificates. These certificates allow graduates to develop unique skill sets to advance their careers.

Student Learning Outcomes

You will have the opportunity to learn the following while pursuing your MBA in Aviation:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of general business acumen.
  • Work collaboratively to develop and apply business strategy.
  • Apply ethics and appropriate business expertise to solve business problems.
  • Apply effective business communication skills using a variety of modalities.

Business Administration in Aviation Career Opportunities

Careers and Employers

Embry-Riddle MBAA students are set to enter the aviation industry, finding careers with leading companies such as The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin, Gulfstream, Delta Air Lines and the U.S. Government. As the aviation industry continues to grow, master's students can expect to find aviation and aerospace MBA-related jobs, with a placement rate of 96% a year after graduation.

Business Administration in Aviation Salary Information

Pursuing an MBA in Aviation from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University provides graduate students with competitive salaries averaging $110,000 annually as of 2023. 


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