Miami Dade College is a 4-year public school that mainly offers associate's degree programs, including several related to aviation management. Purdue University is a 4-year, public research university that offers an array of undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including bachelor's, master's and Ph.D. programs in aviation management.
1. Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN
|School Highlight: This university offers nine student organizations for students that have chosen aviation as their area of study.|
Purdue's Department of Aviation Technology offers a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management program, as well as Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Technology programs with a concentration in aviation and aerospace management. These degree programs are fully accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International.
2. Miami Dade College in Miami, FL
|School Highlight: Miami International Airport houses some of this college's aviation classes.|
Miami Dade College offers many certificate and associate's degree programs, in addition to a few bachelor's degree programs. Miami Dade College's Eig-Watson School of Aviation is located on the school's Homestead campus and has facilities at both Miami International Airport and Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport. The FAA-approved School of Aviation offers Associate of Science in Aviation Administration, Associate of Science in Aviation Maintenance Management and Airline Management Certificate programs in which students receive hands-on education and training.
Top Aviation Management Schools
|Broward College||Associate's degrees and Certificate programs in aviation||Fort Lauderdale, FL|
|Florida State College at Jacksonville||Student hands-on work takes place at a local airport and the school's own Aircraft Services Educational Facility (airplane hangar)||Jacksonville, FL|
|Georgia State University||Offers a 4-day intensive business aviation leadership certificate program||Atlanta, GA|
|Metropolitan State College of Denver||Students have access to simulation labs on campus and close physical proximity to three airports, as well as corporate offices of several aerospace companies||Denver, CO|
|Oklahoma State University-Main Campus||The aviation management track of the B.S. in Aerospace Administration and Operations program is accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI)||Stillwater, OK|
|Palm Beach State College||A.S. in Aeronautical Science students in the operations management track can choose a flight operations or maintenance operations specialization||Lake Worth, FL|
|Western Michigan University||B.S. in Aviation Management students can join campus organizations like the Aviation Student Council, and the Financial Management Association||Kalamazoo, MI|