The Master of Science in Aviation Finance degree gives students knowledge about operations, along with the portfolio of expertise and skills they need to manage the financial risk, monetary policies, and economic strategies used by commercial firms and regulators in the global air transportation industry. Graduates are prepared to enter the international banking, energy, finance, leasing, aviation, and aerospace industries.
The Master of Science in Aviation Finance degree is housed in the College of Business.
A typical first year will include aviation management core courses such as Strategic Marketing Management in Aviation and Accounting for Decision Making, plus required finance classes like Managerial Finance and Investments.
This degree requires completion of 11 classes for a total of 33 credit hours. Students can choose from two program options, either a research project in their chosen area or an internship in the financial, banking, or leasing sectors of the aviation/aerospace industry.
|BA 514||Strategic Marketing Management in Aviation||3|
|BA 517||Accounting for Decision Making||3|
|BA 523||Advanced Aviation Economics||3|
|BA 609||Airline Operations and Management||3|
|FIN 518||Managerial Finance||3|
|FIN 618||Advanced Corporate Finance||3|
|FIN 620||Air Transport Economic Modeling||3|
|FIN 621||International Aviation Finance||3|
|FIN 622||Aircraft and Airline Financing||3|
|FIN 699||Special Topics in Finance||1-3|
|or FIN 696||Graduate Internship in Finance|
|Total Credits Required||33|
Master of Business Administration — Residential
The Master of Business Administration — Residential degree program emphasizes the application of modern business practices to the special challenges of the aviation industry, allowing for greater flexibility and specialization than the MBA Aviation Management program.
M.S. in Aeronautics
The Master of Science in Aeronautics 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.