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Aviation Management - Option 1: Flight Operations Management BS

Aviation Management Takes Flight

Flight Operations Management degree option at the University of Central Missouri couples a solid business/management foundation with an in-depth analysis of the aviation industry and flight credentials. This unique degree option blends aviation business/management foundational coursework with the Private Pilot Certificate and the Instrument Rating.

Prepares pursue your professional goals in areas of the aviation industry where management skills, an in-depth understanding of the aviation industry and basic flight credentials are essential. These areas include positions with manufacturers, policy organizations, governmental administrations/agencies, or military.

This degree option also serves as a solid underpinning if aviation-related graduate study is anticipated.

Career Options for Graduates

  • Airline Operations Specialist
  • Corporate Operations Specialist
  • Fleet Operations
  • Flight Safety Officer
  • Flight Operations Manager
  • FAA Safety Inspector
  • Operations Duty Officer
  • Flight Operations Technician
  • Operations Coordinator

Graduate Outcomes

Graduates of this program will understand:

  • Safety management systems, risk management tools and crisis planning.
  • Overall structure of flight operations and regulations.
  • Management of a flight operation: finance, marketing, training, project management and human resources.

Student Achievement Data

 Click here to view the report of annual student performance data as required by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI).

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The Aviation Management-Flight Operations degree option is accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International.



School of Aviation
T.R. Gaines 210
Tel: (660) 543-4969


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