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Master of Business Administration in Aviation

Merging the business and aviation worlds

In the aviation world, there is an ever-growing demand for skilled professionals who can manage the efficient and effective use of scarce resources, operate under heightened national and global competition and respond to the call to preserve our world’s fragile ecosystem. Embry-Riddle’s Europe campus offers a Master of Business Administration in Aviation degree to help meet the needs of today’s modern workplace and potentially become a future leader or decision-maker.

The program is designed to emphasize the application of modern management concepts, methods and tools within an aviation context. Graduates have all of the opportunities an MBA student enjoys with the added bonus of a competitive edge in a specialized field.


Career Areas

  • Administration
  • Airport Management
  • Aviation Regulation Consulting
  • Banking
  • Business Operations
  • Business Analysis
  • Corporate Training
  • Finance Analysis
  • Ground Support Services
  • Human Resources
  • Insurance Underwriting
  • Logistics
  • Management
  • Operations
  • Procurement
  • Program/Project Management
  • Sales and Marketing


  • Aerospace Industry
  • Air Services
  • Aircraft Manufacturers
  • Airlines
  • Airports
  • Banking Industry
  • Consulting Firms
  • Corporate Flight Departments
  • Defense Contractors
  • Fixed Base Operators
  • Flight Schools
  • Government Agencies
  • Helicopter Manufacturers
  • Insurance Companies
  • Manufacturing Industry
  • Military
  • Multinational Corporations
  • Transportation Industry
Degree Requirements
Aviation Business Core
MBAA 514Strategic Marketing Management in Aviation3
MBAA 517Managerial Accounting for Decision Making3
MBAA 518Managerial Finance3
MBAA 522Business Research Methods3
MBAA 523Advanced Aviation Economics3
MGMT 524Management Science3
MBAA 604International Business Administration3
MBAA 635Business Capstone Course3
Total Core Credits:24

Aviation Business Electives
Complete a total of 12 credit hours from the above courses. For all Worldwide campuses, the recommended electives are those with the MBAA prefix. While these are recommended they are not mandatory.
MBAA 520Organizational Behavior, Theory and Applications in Aviation3
MBAA 521Global Information and Technology Management3
MBAA 607Human Resource Development3
MBAA 696Graduate Internship in Aviation Business Administration1-3
MBAA 699Special Topics in Business Administration1-3
MGMT 533Federal Regulations, Ethics and the Legal System3
MGMT 535Theory and Application of Managerial Communications3
MGMT 641Airport Management3
MGMT 642Air Carrier, Passenger, and Cargo Management3
MGMT 643Labor Issues in Air Transportation3
MGMT 651Production and Procurement in Aviation and Aerospace Industries3
MGMT 652Concepts and Practices of Project Management3
MGMT 671Entrepreneurship and Leadership3
LGMT 685Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management3
Total Aviation Business Specialization Credits:12
Total Degree Requirements36

MBAA Program Notes:

  1. The MBAA 700 Thesis is available to international programs or specialty developed programs by contract or articulation agreement. The MBAA 700 Thesis is not available to Worldwide Campuses.
  2. This program is available at selected ERAU Worldwide Campuses and/or through partnerships as determined by specific articulation or contract agreement.

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