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. 

Master of Science in
Aviation Finance

Master of Science in Aviation Finance

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.

Typical First Year

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. 

Degree Details

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.

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Excerpt taken from the Online Course Catalog

Aviation Management Core

BA 514Strategic Marketing Management in Aviation3
BA 517Accounting for Decision Making3
BA 523Advanced Aviation Economics3
BA 609Airline Operations and Management3

Required Finance Classes

FIN 518Managerial Finance3
FIN 615Investments3
FIN 618Advanced Corporate Finance3
FIN 620Air Transport Economic Modeling3
FIN 621International Aviation Finance3
FIN 622Aircraft and Airline Financing3

Concluding Degree Requirement

FIN 699Special Topics in Finance1-3
or FIN 696 Graduate Internship in Finance
Total Credits Required33
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