Master of Commercial Aviation

General

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 Nov 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

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 were organized along departmental lines in 1928 when a Department of Commerce was formed. The name of the department has changed a number of times, with each change reflecting a broadening scope in offerings and objectives. The Department of Commerce was renamed the Division of Business Education in 1944; changed to the Department of Business in 1948; renamed the Division of Business and Economics in 1958; in 1969, the name was changed to the School of Business; and in 1999, the name was changed to the College of Business. Degree programs offered in the College include the Bachelor of Business Administration degree with majors in accountancy, computer information systems, finance, general business, insurance and real estate, management, marketing, and office administration; the Bachelor of Science in Education degree with a major in business education for those interested in becoming teachers; and the Bachelor of Commercial Aviation degree with majors in aviation management and flight operations. All degree programs are nationally accredited. Mission To prepare students for the marketplace by providing challenging educational opportunities. Vision Service to the community, our profession, and the University is a vital aspect of the College's mission. By nurturing cooperative relationships with business and industry, service organizations, and other institutions, the College will remain dynamic and its activities relevant. Read less