Aviation management is a program focusing on airline management, airport management, and air traffic control. Students in aviation management develop strong managerial and operational skills. Courses also stress critical thinking, decision-making, and communication abilities coupled with a technical background. Teamwork and responsibility are emphasized. Purdue's aviation management program is recognized by the airport, aviation, airline, and aerospace industries for its high quality programs and graduates.
Students in this program can apply to participate in five-year combined bachelor’s/master’s degree program in aviation technology.
The bachelor’s degree in aviation management is accredited by Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI).