MS in Aviation and Aerospace Management Online

Aviation and Aerospace Management Online

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If you’re looking to advance within the challenging, specialized world of aviation, Purdue’s MS in Aviation and Aerospace Management will help you develop essential leadership skills. Taught by professors with distinguished educational backgrounds and work experience in civilian aviation, military aviation and governmental roles, our industry-specific courses will prepare you for numerous aviation management roles.

Since this program is 100% distance learning, you can get your degree at your own pace, from anywhere in the world, choosing times for class work and study that fit your lifestyle. Courses are offered in a rolling format that allows you to complete the 30 required credit hours in five to 10 semesters, with professors available online or by phone to assist.

For more information, please contact the Purdue Center for Professional Studies and Applied Research (ProSTAR) at or by calling 765-496-2604.

Program highlights

  • Master technical & statistical tools for decision-making
  • Develop analytic & problem-solving skills applicable to aviation-related careers
  • Understand & apply the latest technology in aviation
  • Complete a case study capstone project specific to your career, applying what you’ve learned to a real-life situation

Sample course topics

  • Human error and safety
  • Measurement and evaluation
  • Management and design of instructional systems
  • Critical systems thinking
  • Operational assessment and improvement
  • Aviation Leadership
  • Transportation Security
  • Resource analysis and optimization

This degree has been of interest to these professionals

  • Commercial Pilot/Captain
  • Military Pilots/ Instructor
  • Corporate Pilot
  • Engineers/Managers with Aircraft Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Aviation Consultants
  • Transportation Systems Specialist
  • Aircraft Mechanic Supervisor
  • Marshall / Lawyer
  • Field Service Engineer
  • Airport Security & Safety Manager
  • Airport Manager
  • Air Traffic Controller
  • Aviation Meteorologist
  • President/Owner Private Aviation Business