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Masters in Aviation Science - Everglades University

Master’s Degree in Aviation Science

All degree programs are offered online and on campus.

The Master’s Degree in Aviation Science will offer aviation professionals such as flight crewmembers, air traffic controllers, flight dispatchers, maintenance technicians, and airport and airline management personnel the opportunity to significantly enhance their knowledge of the aviation community and aerospace industry and help them to pursue exciting and more challenging careers. This degree will prepare the student for a beyond entry-level career in aviation.

MASTER’S DEGREE IN AVIATION SCIENCE DESCRIPTION
Designed for aviation professionals, the Master’s Degree in Aviation Science offers a rigorous, broad-based curriculum for students to gain a mastery of the aviation field. Students will complete technical aviation coursework that will include intensive analysis of airway transportation systems, airport operations, aerospace communication systems, aerospace logistics, aircraft simulation, advanced crew resource management procedures, aerospace systems safety, and advanced security and safety program management. Students of the Master’s Degree in Aviation Science will apply the knowledge and skills learned throughout the program by completing a required Capstone Project in the last semester.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
The Master’s Degree in Aviation Science provides a unique learning experience for aviation industry professionals. By combining a variety of aviation and aerospace courses, the program will enable graduates to broaden their knowledge of the aviation industry, and understand relevant theories and principles of aerospace and their application to real-world situations in the aviation industry. Graduates will be skilled in advanced research and formal writing techniques and will become more versatile within the aviation industry.

PROGRAM OUTLINE
To receive a Master’s Degree in Aviation Science students must complete 36 credit hours as described below. The length of the program is approximately 12 months or 48 weeks (this will vary if a student transfers in credits).

AVIATION SCIENCE COURSES (21 CREDIT HOURS)
Aviation Human Factors and Psychology3.0 credit hours
Aviation Safety Program Management3.0 credit hours
The Airway Transportation System3.0 credit hours
Aerospace Communication Systems3.0 credit hours
Aerospace Simulation Systems3.0 credit hours
Aerospace Technology Development3.0 credit hours
Contemporary Issues and Trends in Aviation3.0 credit hours
AVIATION SCIENCE ELECTIVE COURSES (12 CREDIT HOURS)
Aviation Logistics Management3.0 credit hours
Airfield Operations and Management3.0 credit hours
Security for the Aviation Industry3.0 credit hours
Airline Operations and Management3.0 credit hours
AVIATION CAPSTONE COURSE (3 CREDIT HOURS)
Aviation Graduate Capstone Course3.0 credit hours
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED AS DESCRIBED ABOVE
36 CREDIT HOURS

Note: All programs are offered online and/or on campus.