The Master of Science in Aeronautics (MSA) degree is a comprehensive and unique advanced degree that combines theoretical and practical learning experiences to give students a blend of knowledge, skills, and abilities that will help them succeed in the aviation industry. 

Master of Science in
Aeronautics

Master of Science in Aeronautics

The Master of Science in Aeronautics (MSA) degree is a comprehensive and unique advanced degree that combines theoretical and practical learning experiences to give students a blend of knowledge, skills, and abilities that will help them succeed in the aviation industry.

This degree can help everyone from flight crew members, air-traffic control personnel, and aviation educators to enhance their knowledge and career. This broad-based degree program allows specializations in disciplines like Air Traffic Management, Aviation and Aerospace Operations or Management, and other unique areas.

The Master of Science in Aeronautics degree is housed in the College of Aviation.

Typical First Year

A typical graduate student in the Master of Science in Aeronautics program will take core courses such as Introduction to the National Airspace System (NAS), Statistical Analysis for Aviation/Aerospace, Systems Integration in Aviation/Aerospace, or Project Management in Aviation/Aerospace. The first year may also include specialization courses.

Degree Details

This program consists of 36 credits, including core requirements of 15 credits, 9 credits from one of five specializations, and either a thesis or Graduate Capstone Project, plus electives.

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