Aviation Management Technology (AMT)
Meet Amber Lloyd.
Careers in the aviation industry require a combination of skills: technical, managerial, communications, and critical thinking. Purdue's aviation management program combines these into a degree program that focuses on airline management, airport management and air traffic control. Teamwork and responsibility are also emphasized. The unique nature of the industry offers a variety of career opportunities across the country and the globe.
- Accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI)
- One of 36 universities that offer coursework leading to preferential hiring as an FAA air traffic controller
- Students may pursue courses leading to eligibility to take the Certified Member Examination of the American Association of Airport Executives
- Potential to earn bachelor's and master's degree in five years
- Aviation Management Mission Statement and Program Educational Objectives
- Ethics and aviation
- Elements of supervision
- Aviation security
- Aviation law
- Air traffic controller
- Airline dispatcher
- Airport operations director
- Revenue management analyst
All aviation management students complete a globalization requirement, either by studying abroad, completing an internship outside the United States, or taking one of several identified classes. You may also participate in an approved international research project that includes at least seven days of international travel. The requirement also can be met by proving foreign language competence or at least 15 days of international travel or residence since your 12th birthday.
See the complete list of qualifying classes or activities at http://www.purdue.edu/tech/at.
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The BS in aviation management program at West Lafayette is accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International.