Where Can I Earn an Online Bachelor of Science Degree in Aviation?

Because of the nature of the field, few colleges and universities offer online courses in aviation. Even fewer schools offer entire bachelor's degrees in aviation online. This article briefly discusses some specific schools, which do offer online bachelor's degrees in aviation. Schools offering Aviation Management degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

Colleges and Universities

The type of aviation degrees varies in the following list of programs. For example, some may focus on management, while others may focus on maintenance. The following list is not meant to be all-inclusive; rather, it is a sampling of some of the programs available.

Important Facts About Online Aviation Programs

Degree FieldsAviation Administration, Aviation Management, Aviation Maintenance
Common CoursesIntroduction to Aviation, Global Business, FAA Regulations
Possible CareersAircraft Equipment Technician, Air Traffic Controller, Flight Engineer
Median Salary (2018) $63,060 (for aircraft and avionics equipment mechanics and technicians)*
Job Outlook (2016-2026) 5% (for aircraft and avionics equipment mechanics and technicians)*

Source: *U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Clayton State University

Clayton State University offers a concentration in aviation administration through either a Bachelor of Science in Integrative Studies or a Bachelor of Applied Science in Technology Management program. Prior to applying for the program, students must already hold an associate's degree or have completed two years of postsecondary education.

Eastern New Mexico University

Eastern New Mexico University offers a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Science. To enrol in this distance learning program, students must have completed one of two concentrations (airframe and power plant or structural repair) in the Associate of Applied Science in Aviation Technology degree program at Pima Community College. Many students are able to complete the bachelor's program in two years with a combination of day, evening, and weekend classes.

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University offers a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Maintenance online, among other programs. The first is designed for students seeking managerial positions in the aviation industry. The latter is designed for employed maintenance workers looking to advance in their careers.

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