Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management—Aviation Management Specialization

About the Aviation Management Specialization

Our Aviation Management Specialization harnesses experiential learning that prepares you for a successful career in the field of aviation management. From aviation law to marketing, you will learn about the field at a fully accredited public university aviation degree program in the Pacific Northwest.

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Why Study Aviation Management at CWU?

If you are looking for an opportunity to gain the practical knowledge and experience needed to find success in aviation management, join us at the premier Aviation Management degree program in Washington state.

Our online program is geared toward working professionals seeking a management degree in the aviation sector. This program allows you to further your career from the convenience of your own home.

“I came in here knowing absolutely nothing and now I’m a commercial pilot. It’s such a cool job in general—the lifestyle, the traveling, and then also once you start flying, you start falling in love with flying.” — Sera Cook graduated in 2022 and is now a Certified Flight Instructor for CWU Wildcat Aviation 

Study Aviation Management at CWU

Earn a degree in Aviation Management and gain expertise in airline operations, airport management, and aviation business.

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How much does this program cost?

Explore information on Cost, Aid, and Value to make an informed decision about investing in your education at CWU.

Where can I find more information?

Please visit the CWU Academic Catalog for current information about admission requirements, course descriptions, learner outcomes, and credit information. 

Careers & Opportunities  

The average salary for an Airline Station Manager is over $72,000 annually. An Operations Managers can make an average salary of $135,000 each year (This data was pulled from AVJobs). Students who complete this degree are prepared for a variety of careers in the aviation industry.  

  • Airport Management  
  • Airline Management 
  • Aircraft Manufacturer  
  • Administration, Operations, Security, and Planning  
  • Aviation Business Management  
  • Terminal Management  
  • Fixed Base Operations Manager  
  • Airport Consulting 


The Aviation program boasts a nearly 90% job placement rate in the industry.

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