Purdue University

College of Technology

Aviation Technology


West Lafayette, IN

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate program in Aviation Technology provides a comprehensive education leading to the master of science degree with a specialization in aviation and aerospace management. Coursework options focus on the following concentration areas: global aviation, aviation management, human factors,and aviation operations. A PhD program with a technology emphasis is also available. Flexibility of individual programs is stressed, and faculty mentors will assist students in designing a degree program that addresses their particular aviation interests. All students are expected to acquire a broad background in aviation management practices and in the design and quantitative methods necessary for research in the field. The primary goal of the program is to produce master’s and doctoral level graduates educated in the use of aviation research and management methodologies, and with the background and training to make substantive contributions to the aviation field. The master of science degree program requires the completion of a research-oriented thesis or directed project. The PhD program is research-oriented and requires a dissertation on research completed with an aviation focus.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Code: 001825

Locale: Large Suburb

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