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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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and other methods will be used to analyze the problem. determination of capital structures. Prerequisite: ACC 6241 or equivalent. AVM 6361 Economics. accumulation. and oral presentations using technology as a tool to enhance the process. It is presumed that the student has an understanding of the fundamentals of planning. the measurement of capital costs. and pricing models will be explored. and skills necessary for informed professional use of computer resources.B. the U. AVM 6392/6393 Internship. MKT 6252 Marketing Management This course focuses on the challenge and decisions facing the marketing executive. MGT 6395/6396 The Management Consulting Experience Course. valuation. Comptroller. including all M. and developing a marketing plan. 6 credits This course brings real-world decision-making into the academic environment.A. and principles.S. focus will be on the service industry in general and on the air transport industry in particular. This enhances the student’s powers of quantitative and qualitative analysis as well as formal exposition. By utilizing this technique. The computer keeps track of the accounting records and the net impact of the decisions made by the competing companies. Topics include financial analysis. utilization of equipment and human resources. 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. Market and cost structures. Internship options are limited in number depending on the needs of the sponsoring firms. long-term financing. Prerequisite: 24 graduate credits in business studies. MGT 6394 Global Business Strategy. Prerequisite: 6 credits of undergraduate accounting or completion of accounting/finance seminar. and mergers and acquisitions. Capacity.A. the student will be required to identify. Library research. and forecasting methods from an accountant’s or financial manager’s perspective. each representing a business firm. and financial management. The problems addressed are drawn from current industrial issues and are presented and supervised by representatives from both regional and national organizations. Grading is pass/fail. Prerequisite: AVM 6361. Particular attention is paid to the interrelatedness of these issues and the interaction among industry stakeholders. product line strategy. Special topics include organizational leadership as well as quality and conflict management. Special attention will be paid to the elements of decision analysis and the analysis of management problems involving decisions under conditions of uncertainty. 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. investment options. students apply the concepts and principles acquired in their course of study to a simulated business environment. Marketing. This is a capstone course option for students enrolled in our M. and Financial Management within the Aviation Industry This course provides a comprehensive analysis of airline economics.B. Project teams interface with both faculty and the industry representative throughout the course. In the Internship Project. personal interviews.M. 6 credits Dowling College offers an internship experience for two semesters under the supervision of the instructor and sponsorship of a firm. Areas of discussion and analysis include product positioning. 6 credits The student who wishes to conduct advanced research in an area of interest may elect to write a thesis under faculty supervision. Students will review those fundamentals and focus on planning as an ongoing process of information exchange. and offer alternative solutions to a business problem in an actual business environment. make decisions about pricing.B. and issues of reporting for both government and nonprofit organizations. Prerequisite: 30 graduate credits in business administration or permission of the instructor. 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. this course enables the student to evaluate and utilize the information supplied to management by the accounting department of a business concern. Prerequisite: 24 graduate credits in business studies. Students will demonstrate the application of business software to support personal. etc. practices. The purpose of this course is to make the non-accounting major able to understand and use the accountant’s tools. process. marketing. budget and control issues. (All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted. capital budgeting. The course will provide the student with the background. reporting. 6 credits Management simulation is an operational training program using computer models and simulation. group. AVM 6363 Operations Management within the Aviation Industry This course provides an introduction to the components and characteristics that comprise operations management.) MGT 6204 Excellence in Organizations: Behavior. simulation methods. Working in project teams. concepts. core courses. analyze. decision theory. AVM 6397/6398 Thesis. Emphasis is on examination of marketing problems. capital management. and interpretation of cost information for decision-making and control in the general context of a manufacturing operation. 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. AVM 6392 is the first course toward an internship experience. production. and organizational productivity. advertising.A. 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. and workforce problems will be addressed. inventory control models. and analysis of problems relating to growth and reorganization. FIN 6212 Financial Management This course is designed to provide a broad understanding of financial management. Prerequisite: Completion of 24 graduate credits. Emphasis is on the application of linear programming techniques. The student’s performance will be evaluated by the firm’s management and the business faculty. research papers. Prerequisite: 6 credits of undergraduate accounting or completion of accounting/finance seminar. Applicable case studies will be used to illustrate the theories and principles developed in lectures. Emphasis will be placed on fund accounting. Although both services and manufacturing industries will be presented in a common conceptual framework independent of a particular industry. Several teams of players. ACC 6241 Managerial Accounting This course introduces the accounting procedures and concepts used to meet the information needs of management. and provide realistic and usable results in the form of written reports. opinion surveys. revenue and expense recognition. Stress is placed on the identification. Emphasis will be placed on analyzing the consequences and impact of regulations and pronouncements established by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board. and Quality This course examines organizational behavior with emphasis on fundamental concepts for managerial practice. The finished thesis will be evaluated by a faculty committee and be kept on permanent file in the library. Grading is pass/fail. Principles of macro and microeconomics will be introduced as they pertain to course material. programs. and the Federal General Accounting Office. . buying behavior. quality. finance. 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. queuing theory. The topic for research must ordinarily be a current problem in business and must lend itself to empirical analysis. Financial management will be examined from the perspective of equipment purchase versus leasing. Leadership. CIS 6261 Information Technologies for Managers This course studies the application of computer-based information technology to the solution of business problems. in Aviation Management course descriptions. In addition. MGT 6397 is the first course toward a final thesis project.