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Bachelor Of Science
Aviation Business Administration

Are You Great At Project Management, Leading A Team, And Critical Thinking?

Then it’s time to start pursuing CAU’s Bachelor’s in Aviation Business Administration where you’ll receive training in a variety of general business topics including accounting, finance, management, marketing and human resources. Program offered on-campus or 100% online.


Core competencies are developed and further enhanced by aviation-focused coursework designed to provide a solid overall aviation business education. We’ll help you to acquire valuable analytical and interpersonal skills desired by hiring managers in the aviation industry, increasing their employment potential. If you’re looking for a more business oriented aviation related career, it might be time to give our aviation business administration degree a shot.


Aviation Business Administration Additional Program Highlights

Offered On-campus Or Online

Choose to study on-campus at our main campus in Bakersfield, or enroll in flexible, 100% online courses.

Accelerated Program

Since classes are offered year-round, students can earn their bachelor’s degree in aviation business administration in just over three years.

Graduate Services

Each student receives job-placement assistance, including resume review, interview preparation and help finding job leads upon graduation.

Aviation Business Administration Course List

  • Airline Operations Management
  • Airport Management
  • Introduction to Aviation Business
  • Aviation Communication Methods
  • Aviation Law
  • Aviation Ethical Issues
  • Business Statistics
  • Safety Management Systems
  • Accounting Principles
  • Accounting Software
  • Computer Applications
  • Strategic Management
  • Capstone Project
  • Principles of Supervision
  • Human Resources Management
  • E-Business Concepts
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Personal Finance
  • Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Management
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Payroll Accounting
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Business Information Systems

See the current CAU catalog for a list of the courses required for the business program you’re exploring.

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Aviation Business Administration

Additional Program Highlights

Career Outlook

Aside from pilots, the aviation industry also needs properly trained aviation professionals to manage airports, airlines, fixed based operators, flight schools, and aircraft manufacturing facilities. Those who successfully graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Business Administration can be trained for a variety of administrator positions in several aviation areas. Graduates of this program will be well prepared for entry-level supervisory or managerial positions, including positions such as transportation managers, traffic manager, director of operations or an airfield operations specialist.


Program Offered

*hybrid program including online courses

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