Program Overview

Develop the skills needed to advance as an aviation leader with Southern Utah University's online Bachelor of Aviation Administration and Leadership. Throughout the program, you will develop proficiency in aviation administration practices, Aeronautical-Decision-Making principles, aviation safety, and more.

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As few as 3 years

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This 100 percent online Bachelor of Aviation Administration and Leadership program will help you become the leader you know you can be. You will gain a strong foundation in the principles of aviation that include Total Quality Management (TQM), High-Reliability Organization (HRO), and Systems Thinking, and more.

As a graduate of this program, you will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of administrative practices germane to the aviation industry and the ability to apply those principles in leadership contexts.
  • Demonstrate basic management skills and the ability to apply those within the aviation industry.
  • Grasp a conceptual and applied understanding of Total Quality Management (TQM), High-Reliability Organization (HRO), and Systems Thinking.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Aeronautical-Decision-Making principles and practices.
  • Understand and apply principles of aviation safety within contexts associated with administration and leadership.
  • Be able to intelligibly and accurately discuss aviation industry particulars with industry participants, faculty and staff, and fellow students. They will also be able to inform other interested parties of aviation industry particulars which may not be common knowledge to individuals who are not directly involved in the aviation community.

This program prepares you for roles such as:

  • Airport Manager
  • Airline Manager
  • Airfield Operations Officer
  • Freight and Cargo Manager
  • Manufacturing Management
  • Government opportunities such as FAA, DOT, and FAA

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Maximize the value of your online Bachelor of Aviation Administration and Leadership program with our affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition, which includes all fees.

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*If you transfer credits the cost of total tuition may be less. Total tuition does not reflect scholarships or other financial aid you may be eligible for.


Designed to help you balance school, work, and family life SUU's Bachelor of Aviation Administration and Leadership program conveniently features 24/7 online course delivery and multiple start dates each year. 

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Our streamlined admission process enables you to start quickly and easily. Please read the requirements, including what additional materials you need and where you should send them. Requirements include:

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For the online Bachelor of Aviation Administration and Leadership, you must complete a minimum of 120 credits hours. 30-35 credits are general education requirements, 12 credits are Bachelor of Science requirements, 16 credits are required aviation core, 12 are aviation elective credit, 22 are business management minor credit, and 19-46 credits are free electives. 

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