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Aviation Security

Bachelor of Science

Secure your future

With a degree in aviation security from Lynn’s Burton D. Morgan College of Aeronautics, you’ll qualify for a position in one aviation’s most vital fields. In the aviation security program, you will be exposed to several aircraft systems, including advanced flight planning platforms, weather radars, jet engines and aviation systems. You’ll graduate with a degree—and professional experience. You’ll be a step ahead of your peers. 

What you'll learn in the aviation security program

  • Several aircraft systems
  • Flight planning and weather radars 
  • Jet engines and aviation systems

Curriculum & requirements

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Career opportunities

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Estimated annual tuition

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Aviation security 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 security major provides a wide range of educational and experiential opportunities for students to advance into a career in the aviation security field. In addition to the aviation operations courses, students can also pursue flight training elective courses to attain the licenses and ratings required to enter the industry as a professional pilot.

Course preview 

AVS 341 Airport Operations
Get a detailed study of operating an airport, principally viewed from the public sector standpoint. Included are the operator’s functions and responsibilities, applicable local, state, and national regulatory requirements, together with preparation of an airport’s master plan. 

AVS 346 Fixed Base Operations 
An analysis of all aspects of fixed-base operations, including flight training, charters and rentals, contract services, transient flight operations, and community relations. Study also will include an overview of the contemporary air transportation industry, both domestic and foreign, including the industry’s evolution, structure, regulation, administration and its aircraft.

AVS 483 Aviation Technologies
An analysis of the application of various technologies in the aerospace industry. Students will explore the application of technology in aircraft, planning, scheduling, dispatching, avionics, ATC aerodynamics and navigation systems. An understanding of multiple applications of technologies and the advantages of combining various technological advantages in varying segments of the aerospace industry and these effects on the efficiency of the industry is the ultimate goal of this course.

Graduates must complete a total of 120 credits. 

Aviation security jobs 

Whether you’re employed by government agencies or private businesses, your job will be one of the most crucial in the industry. A degree in airport security from Lynn will give you one-of-a-kind opportunities, including exposure to jobs in the following areas:

  • TSA 

  • DoD 

  • DHS 

  • Aviation law enforcement 

  • Air marshal services 

  • Border patrol 

  • Mechanical engineering 


Our graduates have impressive internship opportunities while studying at Lynn, which leads them to continued success in their careers. Take a look at the companies our alumni have gained employment with: 

  • LaGuardia airport authority

  • Atlanta Hartsfield airport authority
  • Air Cargo Inc.
  • Seabourne Airlines
  • Executive Jet
  • American Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • CommutAir
  • Spirit Airlines
  • Republic Airways
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