Master of
Business Administration in Aviation Management

Both the Master of Business Administration in Aviation Management and the Master of Business Administration in Aviation degrees at Embry-Riddle provide strong foundations for success in any facet of the global aviation business arena. Both degrees provide traditional business skills, but are unique in their focus on the aviation and aerospace industries. Though ERAU’s MBA of Aviation and MBA of Aviation Management provide specialized insight into the global business environment, the program sets up graduates for success in non-aviation industries as well. The MBA in Aviation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

The courses within the program deliver the required MBA core content while investigating trends in the key industry segments in the world of aviation.

The curriculum has been developed, and continues to evolve with close attention paid to the demands of the industry. Most of the courses contain a research component that will provide experience and an insider’s examination of global business practices.

According to, the median salary for an MBA degree holder is $97,700 with yearly average bonuses of $6,000.

The programs culminate with a capstone course for which students will write a strategic business plan.

With ERAU’s online educational opportunities and over 130 Worldwide locations, students have the flexibility to learn at a campus near them — or even in their own home.


About Business Administration in Aviation Management at the Daytona Beach, FL Campus

The Master of Business Administration in Aviation Management degree program emphasizes the application of modern business practices to the special challenges of aviation businesses. The coursework interweaves a strong, traditional business education with an understanding of the unique characteristics of the aviation industry. The curriculum is oriented toward the needs of strategic decision-makers in the aviation management industry, and it allows flexibility for specialization in different aviation fields.

The Master of Business Administration in Aviation Management degree is housed in the College of Business.

Students have access to the high-tech computing facilities and hands-on labs located throughout the campus. Research areas may take students into the Applied Aviation Simulation Lab or the Total Airspace and Airport Modeler (TAAM), for example.

Coursework will vary according to area of specialization, but a typical first year will revolve around Aviation Business Core classes such as Accounting for Decision Making and Organizational Behavior, Theory, and Applications in Aviation.

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