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B.S. in Aeronautical Management Technology (Air Transportation Management)

Aviation

Application Deadlines

December 1 Spring semester (January)

March 1 Summer session 1 (June) and Summer session 2 (July)

May 1 Fall semester (August)

These are the priority application deadlines for admission and merit-based scholarship consideration. Late applicants will be considered for university admission and financial aid, but programs with higher admission standards will give priority consideration to applications submitted by these dates. Please view important dates on the academic calendar.

Contact Aviation

Simulator Building
7442 E Innovation Way North
Mesa, AZ 85212-2880

Phone: (480) 727-1021
Email: aerotech@asu.edu

Aviation Program visits are by appointment. Prospective students can schedule an appointment to meet our faculty members, tour the Simulator Building and learn more about degree programs at visit.asu.edu

Our undergraduate air transportation management program provides students with the skills needed for leadership positions in a wide variety of technically related areas of the commercial aviation industry. Students learn about airport planning and general aviation operations management for air carriers and airports.

The air transportation management concentration, under the BS in aeronautical management technology, prepares students for leadership positions in the on-ground areas of the aviation industry, including management of air carriers or airports, airport planning or general aviation operations.

This major is eligible for the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program at the following location: Polytechnic campus. Students from Western states, who select this major and campus, may be eligible for reduced nonresident tuition. See more information and eligibility requirements on the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program.

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For complete program information, required classes and other details, see the major map.

Requirements

Additional Program Fee: Yes

Career Outlook

Students who complete a degree in air transportation management may be prepared for the following careers:

  • air carrier manager
  • airport manager
  • aviation consulting
  • general aviation operations manager
  • governmental positions with the Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation, and National Transportation Safety Board

Example Careers

Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to the following:

  • Logistics Managers: Median Salary*: $80,860
  • Storage and Distribution Managers: Median Salary*: $80,860
  • Transportation Managers: Median Salary*: $80,860

Learn more about career outlook, example careers and average salaries.

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

Accelerated 4+1 option

4+1 Accelerated ProgramFinish two degrees faster by combining advanced undergraduate and graduate coursework during your senior year as part of the accelerated 4+1 bachelor’s plus master’s program.