Aviation Management & Human Factors

Degrees Offered

Aviation Management & Human Factors, MS Tech

Application Deadlines*

April 1, 2014
2014 Fall semester (August)

November 1, 2014
2015 Spring semester (January)

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Aviation Management & Human Factors, MS Tech

The M.S. Tech program offers a concentration in aviation management and human factors in the Department of Human & Environmental Systems Aeronautical Management Technology within the College of Technology and Innovation - Applied Sciences. The program focus is on preparing graduates for a career in the aviation industry or is the foundation for further advanced study. Courses are offered at the Polytechnic campus, with some courses offered online. The program is designed for flexibility, permitting the student to select a combination of courses in technical and supporting areas, to meet individual goals.

Career Opportunities 

Graduates of this program are provided with professional skills and exposed to educational theory and practice for use in leadership positions within the aviation industry. Management and leadership positions at airports of all sizes require skills in labor management and policy, economics and analysis, national aerospace structure, and aviation law, as well as an awareness of unmanned systems and flight operations. Those interested in the Human Systems & Safety area will find exceptional use of educational discussions on human performance and the human limitations and capabilities of working within a complex system.

Admission Requirements 

Applicants must meet the following admission requirements:

  • Adequate technical preparation in a selected technology at the undergraduate level. Past work and professional experience are also evaluated and taken into consideration. Undergraduate course work generally includes calculus and statistics.
  • An online Graduate Education application
  • Official transcript from each college or university attended
  • Official GRE general exam scores
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
  • Submit a professional resume and personal statement as part of the online admissions application
  • Meet the English proficiency requirements, as defined by the Office of Graduate Education
Degree Requirements 

The MS Tech with concentration in aviation management and human factors requires a minimum of 33 credit hours. These credit hours must include the following:

  • 33 credit hours and a thesis, or
  • 33 credit hours including the required applied project course (TMC 593)
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