Global companies like Boeing have predicted the need for more than 38,000 airplanes over the next 20 years. This need is driven by factors such as service to new global markets, fleet updates and maintenance and growth in both passenger and air cargo traffic. Now, more than ever, organizations are relying on research and data to drive smart business decisions.As the first doctorate in the U.S. to focus on the business aspects of the aviation industry, the Ph.D. in Aviation Business Administration at Embry-Riddle is designed for advanced aviation and business students and professionals looking to fully develop a multi-disciplinary understanding of aviation business. By complementing existing knowledge, doctoral students will deeply examine aspects of technology, policy and globalization that impact aviation business decisions.
Embry-Riddle knows that your personal life and your schedule play a huge role in your educational success. The flexibility of the Ph.D. in Aviation Business Administration lets you study on your time. You can maintain your busy schedule while pursuing your degree. Coursework is delivered online and in a live, virtual classroom environment.* Program duration varies by individual. However, students who enroll in six credit hours a semester can expect to graduate from the 60-credit-hour program in four years.
*In the first semester, students are required to spend one week in Daytona Beach, Fla. The 2017 Residency dates are Aug. 14 to 18.
Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. Financing options may include private lenders, federal financial aid and loans.Veterans may be eligible for benefits through U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Embry-Riddle also offers payment plans.
Applicants will be evaluated based on the following requirements:
Transcripts and test scores must be officially sent from the institution or testing service to: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, International and Graduate Admissions, 600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3900. Educational Testing Service (ETS) should send GMAT or GRE scores to Embry-Riddle at school code 5190. All other documents can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send documents in PDF format.Learn more about the Ph.D. in Aviation Business Administration in the Daytona Beach Campus catalog.
Program Coordinator Massoud Bazargan, Ph.D., email@example.com, (386) 226-6705
The United States aviation industry has been a dominant force in terms of generating revenue, employment, know-how and exports. Aerospace industry sales of aircraft, space products, parts and services totaled well-over $200 billion in 2013.
Source: Aerospace Industries Association
College of Business Professor of Economics and Finance Dr. Bijan Vasigh was interviewed about a JetBlue expansion for a USA Today story titled "JetBlue Strengthens Its Footprint in Caribbean."