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Aviation Program (MS)

Masters of Science in Aviation Program. Why York Master of Science in Aviation Program?

Mission Statement

The coursework is informed by recommendations from the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) and the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI). These organizations seek to standardize the training of aviation professionals by recommending degree programs that meet the following competencies by incorporating these aims into the curriculum.

Plan of Study

The Master of Science in Aviation Management consists of 10 advanced graduate courses in aviation finance and research, marketing, airport planning, management and operations, aviation safety and management and, aviation supply and logistics.

Course Number

Course title


AVIA 510

Organizational Behavior and Change in Business Aviation


AVIA 540

Aviation Research Methods


FINC 575

Advanced Aviation Finance


AVIA 620

Aviation Safety Management


AVIA 630

Airline Airport Emergency Planning and Management


AVIA 635

Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management


AVIA 625

Contemporary Aviation Security


AVIA 645

Modern Airport Planning and Management


AVIA 650

Innovative Airline Management (Practicum)


AVIA 660

Aviation Marketing and Strategic Planning (Capstone)


Admissions Criteria

Eligible candidates must meet the following criteria for admission to the Master of Science in Aviation Program at York College:

  1. A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, or the foreign equivalent; preference will be given to students with undergraduate coursework in aviation, business, marketing, finance, accounting and/or statistics.

  2. A minimum overall GPA of 3.0.

  3. A completed application to the program, including a personal statement describing career objectives and preparation for the program.

  4. Three letters of recommendation from instructors or employers that address the applicant's suitability for work in aviation management and ability to succeed in a rigorous academic program at the graduate level.

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