Become a leader in aviation.
Our M.B.A. in Aviation Management is a 36-credit program that combines core business courses with an in-depth understanding of the challenges faced by the air transport industry today. We will prepare you for a career as a manager in marketing/sales, operations, or finance for airports, airlines, fixed base operators, government agencies, and consulting firms. You can also choose to become an air traffic control specialist. Successfully complete our program, plus eight specific undergraduate-level courses in our School of Aviation, and pass a capstone exam and you will be eligible to take the Federal Aviation Administration’s air traffic control exam.
Earn your degree on your terms. We understand that you have a busy lifestyle and we want to allow you to earn your M.B.A. in Aviation Management in a way that’s convenient for you. In addition to our traditional degree options, you may also choose to enroll in our 16-month Saturday Accelerated M.B.A. Program, evening classes or earn your degree entirely online! Classes are conveniently located at our Rudolph-Oakdale Campus, our Brookhaven Campus, and our Melville Center.
Business core. MGT 6204 Excellence in Organizations: Behavior, Leadership, and Quality MGT 6233 Quantitative Methods in Business ACC 6241 or 6242* Managerial Accounting or Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting FIN 6212 Financial Management MKT 6252 Marketing Management CIS 6261 Information Technologies for Managers
*If you are planning to take the New York CPA exam, contact the School of Business for advisement.
Program requirements. To earn your M.B.A. in Aviation Management, you must complete the following coursework, 36 credits. Please see reverse for complete course descriptions.
Aviation Management concentration. AVM 6361 AVM 6362 AVM 6363 AVM 6364 Economics, Marketing, and Financial Management within the Aviation Industry Strategic Planning/Management within the Aviation Industry Operations Management within the Aviation Industry Government Impact and Current Issues in the Aviation Industry
Select one 6-credit capstone course from the list below. AVM 6392/6393 MGT 6394 MGT 6395/6396 AVM 6397/6398 Internship Global Business Strategy The Management Consulting Experience Thesis
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(All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted. students apply the concepts and principles acquired in their course of study to a simulated business environment. process. revenue and expense recognition. research papers. and workforce problems will be addressed.B. and developing a marketing plan. ACC 6242 Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting The purpose of this course is to provide students with an opportunity to investigate the decision-making environment from the public sector or nonprofit entity perspective. Emphasis will be placed on fund accounting. The problems addressed are drawn from current industrial issues and are presented and supervised by representatives from both regional and national organizations. concepts. practices. FIN 6212 Financial Management This course is designed to provide a broad understanding of financial management. accumulation. simulation methods. Particular attention is paid to the interrelatedness of these issues and the interaction among industry stakeholders. Prerequisite: ACC 6241 or equivalent. capital management. AVM 6364 Government Impact and Current Issues in the Aviation Industry This course examines the evolution of government involvement/impact within the aviation industry and provides a comprehensive analysis of current aviation issues encompassing both national and international perspectives. Emphasis is on the application of linear programming techniques. The topic for research must ordinarily be a current problem in business and must lend itself to empirical analysis. quality. Principles of macro and microeconomics will be introduced as they pertain to course material. The student’s performance will be evaluated by the firm’s management and the business faculty. Topics include financial analysis. Market and cost structures. capital budgeting. including all M. Special attention will be paid to the elements of decision analysis and the analysis of management problems involving decisions under conditions of uncertainty. long-term financing. By utilizing this technique. Grading is pass/fail. 6 credits Dowling College offers an internship experience for two semesters under the supervision of the instructor and sponsorship of a firm.B. Grading is pass/fail.
AVM 6392/6393 Internship.
CIS 6261 Information Technologies for Managers This course studies the application of computer-based information technology to the solution of business problems. and organizational productivity.S. Project teams interface with both faculty and the industry representative throughout the course. buying behavior. MGT 6233 Quantitative Methods in Business This course focuses on the advanced application of quantitative reasoning methods in management science as required to support decision-making situations in business organizations. and issues of reporting for both government and nonprofit organizations. Students will review those fundamentals and focus on planning as an ongoing process of information exchange. make decisions about pricing. In the Internship Project. the measurement of capital costs. AVM 6392 is the first course toward an internship experience. and mergers and acquisitions.B. core courses. The purpose of this course is to make the non-accounting major able to understand and use the accountant’s tools. and provide realistic and usable results in the form of written reports. and analysis of problems relating to growth and reorganization. each representing a business firm. the student will be required to identify. students are faced with problems related to the management of an organization and develop solutions based upon the knowledge gained from previous coursework and research targeted at the problem assigned. Special topics include organizational leadership as well as quality and conflict management. Leadership. inventory control models. This is a capstone course option for students enrolled in our M. finance. Although both services and manufacturing industries will be presented in a common conceptual framework independent of a particular industry. AVM 6363 Operations Management within the Aviation Industry This course provides an introduction to the components and characteristics that comprise operations management. The finished thesis will be evaluated by a faculty committee and be kept on permanent file in the library. ACC 6241 Managerial Accounting This course introduces the accounting procedures and concepts used to meet the information needs of management. AVM 6397/6398 Thesis. Prerequisite: 30 graduate credits in business administration or permission of the instructor. personal interviews. etc. and interpretation of cost information for decision-making and control in the general context of a manufacturing operation. Prerequisite: 24 graduate credits in business studies. Prerequisite: 6 credits of undergraduate accounting or completion of accounting/finance seminar. MKT 6252 Marketing Management This course focuses on the challenge and decisions facing the marketing executive. analyze. In addition. Prerequisite: 6 credits of undergraduate accounting or completion of accounting/finance seminar. valuation. AVM 6362 Strategic Planning/Management within the Aviation Industry This course is designed to provide the student with an integrated analysis of strategic planning and management within the aviation industry. Students will demonstrate the application of business software to support personal. MGT 6397 is the first course toward a final thesis project. utilization of equipment and human resources. and oral presentations using technology as a tool to enhance the process. and financial management. and skills necessary for informed professional use of computer resources. Emphasis is on examination of marketing problems.A.
. Several teams of players. 6 credits The student who wishes to conduct advanced research in an area of interest may elect to write a thesis under faculty supervision. and Quality This course examines organizational behavior with emphasis on fundamental concepts for managerial practice. and the Federal General Accounting Office. MGT 6394 Global Business Strategy.A. Financial management will be examined from the perspective of equipment purchase versus leasing. programs. Prerequisite: Completion of 24 graduate credits. Library research. Prerequisite: AVM 6361. Comptroller. product line strategy. and Financial Management within the Aviation Industry This course provides a comprehensive analysis of airline economics. budget and control issues. advertising. reporting. AVM 6361 Economics. Areas of discussion and analysis include product positioning. MGT 6395/6396 The Management Consulting Experience Course. production. Marketing. group. opinion surveys.A. and offer alternative solutions to a business problem in an actual business environment. Working in project teams. The course will stress the importance of adjusting planning concepts and management philosophies in order to keep pace with the dynamic elements impacting the industry. focus will be on the service industry in general and on the air transport industry in particular. 6 credits This course brings real-world decision-making into the academic environment. this course enables the student to evaluate and utilize the information supplied to management by the accounting department of a business concern. Applicable case studies will be used to illustrate the theories and principles developed in lectures. It is presumed that the student has an understanding of the fundamentals of planning. and pricing models will be explored. investment options. 6 credits Management simulation is an operational training program using computer models and simulation. queuing theory. Emphasis will be placed on analyzing the consequences and impact of regulations and pronouncements established by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board.M. and forecasting methods from an accountant’s or financial manager’s perspective. The computer keeps track of the accounting records and the net impact of the decisions made by the competing companies. in Aviation Management course descriptions. Prerequisite: 24 graduate credits in business studies. This enhances the student’s powers of quantitative and qualitative analysis as well as formal exposition. decision theory. marketing. the U. Capacity. and principles. and other methods will be used to analyze the problem. determination of capital structures. Internship options are limited in number depending on the needs of the sponsoring firms. The course will provide the student with the background.)
MGT 6204 Excellence in Organizations: Behavior. Stress is placed on the identification.