Aviation Management

Department of Aviation Technology (AVT)

The Aviation Management curriculum prepares students for professional administrative positions in the aviation industry. The Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Management will provide a broad understanding of the functions and responsibilities of a manager or supervisor in a variety of related aviation positions. Career tracks range from such occupations as Airport Manager to Director of Operations for a major airline. Flight training is not required, however, to gain a better understanding of the aerospace industry, student's are encouraged to obtain at least a Private Pilot Certificate with instant flight endorsement.

Course Catalog

Program Strength

Recognized throughout the Midwest as a high-quality program

A variety of scholarships ranging from $500 to $1500 are available to full-time aerospace technology students on a competitive basis. Credit is awarded for internships/co-ops with aerospace companies and airports. Internships/co-ops are also possible.

Aviation Management learning outcomes

Career Information

Employment is generally found at airports and commuter airlines in companies having flight departments, the federal government, the military services, flight simulator companies, aircraft manufacturers, state departments of aviation, and airport fixed base operators.

Graduates of our program are employed with all the major U.S. Air Carriers. Employers include: American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, U.S. Airways, Northwest Airlines, American Tran Air, Express One Airlines, Continental Express, Air Wisconsin, Boeing Co, Emery Worldwide Airlines, UPS Federal Express, U.S. Check, Kroger, Inc., and military services.

High School Preparation

Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English Composition, Speech and Computer Data Processing.

General Education Requirements

All students working toward a Bachelor's Degree at I.S.U. are required to complete additional semester hours in General Education, including both required and elective courses, grouped under categories of interrelated subjects.