Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management - Airport Administration Concentration
The Aviation Management - Airport Administration major will prepare you for life as an aviation professional, such as an Airport Manager, government aviation liaison, or commercial carrier manager. The aviation industry includes governmental positions, national security operations, as well as small business owners and entrepreneurs. The major is designed to build upon technical training in aviation maintenance, flight, avionics technology, air traffic control, aircraft operations support or other aviation-related fields. Aviation management majors learn management principles that keep airports, as well as airlines, running safely and smoothly. They study everything from hiring employees to meeting government security regulations to making sure passenger luggage gets to the right place.
Median salary for airport operations specialists
Graduates of the Airport Administration program have gone on to a variety of successful careers with:
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA)
Dulles International Airport
Federal Aviation Administration
Portland International Jetport
Capital Region Airport Commission
Airport Administration Program Objectives
The goal of the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Aviation Management - Airport Administration degree program is to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of airport management responsibilities and procedures. In addition, the program will stimulate program excellence and self-improvement, maintain uniform educational quality with industry standards, and increase the credibility, integrity, and acceptance of collegiate aviation programs among industry, government, and the public-at-large. Students will demonstrate leadership capabilities and high moral values. The Hampton University Aviation program is and will remain accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI).
Hampton University also offers the online program leading to the Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Management - Airport Administration.