Master of Commercial Aviation


Program Description

Master of Commercial Aviation

The Master of Commercial Aviation program is a 30-hour credit-hour degree program accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and offered entirely online; some students may not visit the campus until the graduation ceremony. This program is especially popular with professionals already established in aviation careers, since they can complete degree requirements on their own schedule. The purpose of the program is to provide students with a focused understanding of aviation concepts and operations. The program is oriented toward aviation management and aviation education.

Required Courses

  • Methods of Research & Statistics
  • Advanced Human Factors in Aviation & Aerospace Industry
  • Airline Management
  • Aviation's Regulatory Environment
  • Airport Planning, Development, & Operation
  • Fixed Base Operations
  • Advanced Aviation Safety
  • Air Cargo & Logistics Management
  • Advanced Transportation Systems
  • Special Topics in Aviation Business Administration

Admission Requirements

Full admission to the Master of Commercial Aviation program is granted to an applicant who:

-- Has earned a baccalaureat degree which is fully accredited by one of the recognized accrediting agencies, and meets all other requirements for admission to graduate school.

-- Has earned at least a 3.0 grade point average in the baccalaureate degree.

Provisional admission may be afforded a student who does not have a 3.0 overall undergraduate quality point average or an undergraduate aviation core quality point average. Full admission is generally granted upon completion of 9 hours with a quality point average of 3.0; students may not exceed 9 hours of graduate credit when provisional in status.

Students may be granted non-degree admission if they have not been granted full or provisional admission. They are admitted with non-degree watch-care status to improve credentials and to meet full admission requirements. Not more than 9 semester hours earned while in non-degree status may be applied to the Master of Commercial Aviation degree. The grades earned while in the non-degree status must be B (3.0 GPA) or better.

Last updated November 2017

About the School

Delta State University, College of Business Delta State University has provided course offerings in business since 1925, the year the institution opened for its first regular session. Course offerings... Read More