Students check a plane in the aviation program at Lynn.


Associate of Arts

Prepare for takeoff

From airport “field trips” to simulations and even cockpit training, the aviation program at Lynn is all hands-on, all the time. In this program, you'll focus on the core structure of the vast aviation industry and learn the operations. You’ll become familiar with the finances, scheduling and regulations that affect the decision-making process for an aeronautics professional. Plus, you'll have the time and opportunity to earn pilot licenses and ratings.

Don't stop here. Continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree in aviation management to land the career you desire.

What you'll learn in the aviation program

  • Operations
  • Aviation regulations
  • Finances and scheduling

Curriculum & requirements

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Career opportunities

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Estimated annual tuition

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At Lynn University, we embrace technology by encouraging our students to engage with course content through iPads, and our professors can develop custom course materials.

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Aviation curriculum

The Burton D. Morgan College of Aeronautics is a world-class aviation academy with a state-of-the-art training facility designed to help fulfill the educational needs of the vast, dynamic, global aviation profession. The college offers a variety of programs designed to provide students with the education and training needed to successfully enter the aviation profession. The Aviation Associate of Arts is a two-year degree program designed to provide a basic liberal arts core of knowledge and a wide range of educational and experiential opportunities for students to begin a career as a qualified, licensed professional pilot.

Course preview

AVF 230 Commercial Flight Theory
Get the required flight theory and prepares the student for the FAA written and oral tests for the commercial pilot certificate.

AVS 102 Aviation History
A survey of the entire spectrum of aviation—its evolution from balloons to supersonic transports and space travel, its contemporary situation and problems, as well as its potential.

AVS 347 Aviation Operations
An analysis of the application of contemporary operations techniques of the three pillars of the aviation industry: airlines, airports and fixed base operations. Included are operations functions, current issues, domestic and foreign operations, domestic and foreign regulations, aircraft selection, labor relations, airport master plans and strategic planning. The course will include a major student project.

Graduates must complete a total of 120 credits.

Aviation jobs

Take the next step by earning your B.S. in aviation management and find a long-lasting career that affects the lives of many. Your bachelor's degree will open up a variety of jobs and careers, including:

  • Aviation operations manager
  • Aviation-based marketer
  • Airport manager
  • Commercial transporter
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