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If you're looking to build a career in the aviation or airline industries, a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management - Airline Management from Southern New Hampshire University can put you on the track to success. This program will provide you with the skills and specialized knowledge that you need to get ahead in the field of aviation.

Your courses in the Aviation Management program will emphasize the importance of general education, and a healthy dose of business courses will help you grapple with the business side of the industry. These will be complemented with classwork and experiential learning opportunities in the aviation field that will help you acclimate to your future career after graduation.

The Airport Management concentration focuses primarily on conveying the logistical knowledge and management skills necessary to oversee the management of an airport. You will study project management with the ultimate goal of becoming a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®). 

Topics covered within this concentration include airport and airspace capacity management, the relationship between delay and capacity, aircraft operating characteristics, and airline scheduling practices. Through this concentration, you will develop a firm understanding of the challenges that make airport management unique.

​Internships & Outcomes

Students who complete the Aviation Management program at SNHU will find themselves in high demand. Although graduates will typically begin in entry-level operations positions, the educational qualifications and high level of hands-on experience gained through this program puts SNHU students in the driver’s seat for supervisory and staff positions.

You will gain a thorough understanding of the fundamental aeronautical skills necessary to function in a managerial role in the aviation industry and be able to apply them in practical situations. You will also gain the business perspective to understand the challenges within the industry, and learn the tools and skills required to face them. You will also learn to understand and solve aviation safety issues in many different forms.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Project Management
  • Project Management for CAPM Certification
  • Airport and Airspace Capacity Management
  • Airport and Airspace Capacity Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

All transcripts submitted must be official or attested copies of degrees, diplomas, or certificates. Academic documents must include an official transcript with record of courses and grades/marks received. Transcripts should be issued by the institution in a sealed and stamped envelope. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30756 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30756 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30756 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30756 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Manchester

  • 990 - 1790 USD/month
    Living Costs

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International Merit Scholarship: As part of the commitment to international students and their academic achievement, Southern New Hampshire University offers merit-based scholarships to international students who are applying for admission to SNHU.

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