Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Business Administration

aviation business administration | CAU

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 online or on-campus

Choose to study on-campus at the main facility 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.


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AVIATION BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION COURSE LIST

  • Airline Operations Management
  • Airport Management
  • Aviation Communication Methods
  • Aviation Ethical Issues
  • Aviation Law
  • Aviation Statistics
  • Human Factors and Crew Resource Management
  • Safety Management System
  • Accounting Principles
  • Accounting Software
  • Business Information Systems
  • Computer Applications
  • E-Business Concepts
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Financial Accounting
  • Human Resources Management
  • Management
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Payroll Accounting
  • Business Information Systems
  • Computer Applications

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


AVIATION COMMUNICATIONS

Without effective communication, the aviation industry would not function. This section of your program will convey the importance of understanding how the various organizations within the aviation field communicate.

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AIRPORT AND AIRLINE MANAGEMENT

To stay competitive in this industry, you will need a solid foundation in the fundamentals of aviation management.

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ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE

During this part of your program, you will learn how to apply knowledge toward managing finances within the aviation industry.

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LAW AND ETHICS

Students will explore specific legal and ethical considerations about the industry, including getting insight into the development of aviation laws, the enforcement actions of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and issues surrounding aircraft ownership.

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ORGANIZATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Every successful manager understands the value of solid organizational skills. During these courses, you will be examining organizational behavior as it applies to both established and start-up businesses.

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CAREER OUTLOOK

Those who successfully graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Business Administration can operate as a manager within several aviation areas, including working with Air Traffic Control, facilitating contract negotiations, enforcing FAA regulations, planning flight routes, and engaging in marketing campaigns. The median annual salary for airport management is $85,400, with a job growth expectation of 2% over the next few years. The qualities that are expected of a graduate with this degree include organizational prowess, sound judgment and decision-making skills, problem solving techniques, effective use of interpersonal communication, understanding of business finances, and the ability to negotiate.

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Program Offered

Bakersfield, CA Online

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