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Aviation Management Degree

Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management

Offered in hybrid and fully online formats

Launch Your Career in a Growing Global Industry

The Rowland School of Business' Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management program enables students graduating from community college aviation programs to continue their academic journey towards earning a bachelor's degree at Point Park upon completion of their associate's degree.

This program serves as a springboard for those seeking employment within non-flying roles within the industry such as aviation and business operations, personnel management and beyond. It also provides high school students the opportunity to earn dual-enrolled credits for those seeking to pursue an aviation-related degree within post-secondary education.

Partnership with the Community College of Beaver County

Point Park is proud to partner with the Community College of Beaver County to offer this program so that aspiring aviation professionals earning their associate's degree at CCBC can work toward their bachelor's degree in aviation management at Point Park. CCBC students may contact John Higgs, Ph.D. at, senior dean of the James M. Johnson School of Aviation Sciences, for more information.

What You'll Learn

Upon completion of Point Park's aviation management degree, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills relevant to the aviation industry's complex and dynamic nature.
  • Employ professional communication skills with a diverse group of stakeholders, including employees, customers, regulatory authorities and the general public.
  • Develop a comprehensive knowledge of business processes, laws and best practices for the application of business acumen.
  • Apply inclusive and best industry practices within a national and global environment.
  • Develop an understanding of the latest technologies and their application in aviation management, such as aviation software systems, data analytics and digitalization of avionics.
  • Identify key leadership and management skills that enhance employee engagement and organizational stability.

Courses & Topics

Courses in the aviation management degree program include:

  • Aviation Leadership
  • Aviation Security & Policy
  • Aviation Operations & Management
  • Aviation Law
  • Corporate & Business Aviation
  • Aviation Research Capstone
  • Aviation Internship
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Flight Lab 

Fully Online Accelerated Degree Option

This transfer-friendly program allows you to work toward degree completion to advance your career. Our online programs offer the benefits of a traditional Point Park University education in a flexible format at an affordable cost. Our 8-week courses are always offered asynchronously for your convenience. 

Online students have access to:

  • Point Park faculty with real-world experience.
  • Small online class sizes for individualized attention.
  • A full spectrum of University resources.
  • A student success advisor offering support from application to graduation, who will guide you to successfully complete your degree.

Cohorts begin every eight weeks. Apply online today!

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