Master of Science in Aviation Management and Logistics
The College of Aeronautics and Engineering (CAE) is excited to offer an MS in Aviation Management and Logistics, which is made for working professionals or those who will soon graduate with a bachelor’s degree. The CAE chose to offer this master’s degree option considering the International Air Transportation’s forecast that doubles air traffic to 7.8 billion trips per year by 2036. Air Cargo is expected to reach 150 million tons shipped per year in the same forecast.
The College of Aeronautics and Engineering’s MS in Aviation Management and Logistics advances current careers and for those entering the workplace will put you far and ahead of those without an advanced degree or specific management and logistics training. The degree is geared to give students a unique educational experience that can be immediately used in practice.
The degree is offered 100 percent online, with no GRE requirement, international students need only basic IELTS score. The non-thesis and thesis options (for those who may want to teach or get a Ph.D.)
Classes can be taken in three semesters (fall, spring, summer) but can be taken over a longer period of time with most classes being only 8 weeks in length.
With a blend of aeronautics requirements, management, technology and traditional inquiry courses, the college offers 11 new courses in exciting areas of instruction, which includes management information systems and marketing course work.
The instruction is interactive, through Blackboard Collaborate is not a typical read and click self-learning option. The practicum course or individual investigation course can make use of projects being performed in the workplace.
Aeronautics Requirements (10 credits hours)
Seminar: Emerging Issues in Aviation Logistics
Logistical Strategies in Aviation Management
Legal and Regulatory Issues for Air Cargo Management
Aviation Economics and Fiscal Management
Modeling and Forecasting for Aviation Logistics Planning
Management Requirements (6 credit hours)
Analytics for Decision Making
Operations, Service and Supply Chain Management
Globalization and Technology Strategy
Technology Requirements (9 credit hours)
Quantitative Methods in Technology
Six-Sigma: Tools and Applications for Technology
Research Methods in Technology
Electives (2-6 credit hours)
Practicum in Aeronautics
Aviation Industry Contract Management
Human Error Analysis in Aviation
Aviation Safety Management Systems
Airline Transportation Operations
Air Cargo Security
Weather for Aviation Logistics Planning
Individual Investigation in Aeronautics
Capstone in Aeronautics
Leadership and Managerial Assessment
Human Resource Management
Culminating Requirement (2-6 credit hours)
Capstone in Aeronautics
For more information visit: www.kent.edu/cae