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Masters in Aviation Security - Everglades University

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On Campus

Program Length:
12 Months

Credit Hours:
36

CONCENTRATION IN AVIATION SECURITY

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- CONCENTRATION IN AVIATION SECURITY 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, aerospace communication systems, aviation human factors and psychology as well as a concentration in Aviation Security coursework including Security for the Aviation Industry, Earth Observation Systems and Remote Sensing, Global Transportation Security, and Legal Trends in National Security and Counterterrorism. This Concentration will provide an in depth knowledge to excel in and achieve higher positions in security segment in the aviation industry. Students of the Master’s Degree in Aviation Science-Concentration in Aviation Security 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 Human Factors and Psychology 3.0 credit hours
Aviation Safety Program Management 3.0 credit hours
The Airway Transportation System 3.0 credit hours
Aerospace Communication Systems 3.0 credit hours
Aerospace Simulation Systems 3.0 credit hours
Aerospace Technology Development 3.0 credit hours
Contemporary Issues and Trends in Aviation 3.0 credit hours

Security for the Aviation Industry 3.0 credit hours
Earth Observation Systems and Remote Sensing 3.0 credit hours
Global Transportation Security 3.0 credit hours
Legal Trends in National Security and Counterterrorism 3.0 credit hours

Aviation Graduate Capstone Course 3.0 credit hours

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED AS DESCRIBED ABOVE 36 CREDIT HOURS
Why EU?
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Everglades University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

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Option Flexible learning schedules fit for adult learning.

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5 campus options to choose from: Boca Raton, Miami, Orlando, Sarasota, Tampa.

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