Mar 26, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Aviation Safety, MS (53-158) (33 hours) [ Also available as an accelerated program]


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Student Learning Outcomes - The graduate with a Master of Science degree in Aviation Safety will be able to:

  • Apply the knowledge and skills appropriate to aviation safety and aviation management.
  • Understand and use specialized knowledge in aviation safety, and aviation safety program management.
  • Gain an understanding of research methods and how they may be applied to the aviation industry.

This program is designed to prepare individuals for a career in aviation safety, safety program management, aviation management, airport safety, and cabin or maintenance safety. The degree is especially relevant for those who have earned a baccalaureate degree in aviation or those who are working in the field require more specialized knowledge.

To be accepted into this program, a student must have a minimum grade point average of 2.70 in the undergraduate major. Suitable educational background or experience in aviation is required for acceptance into this degree program. It may be determined that additional foundational aviation coursework will be required that will be in addition to the courses required for the degree.  Exceptions to this standard may be granted on a case by case basis. A comprehensive examination is required. This program only admits students for the Fall and Spring semesters only.

Required Graduate Courses: 33 Semester Hours


Minimum Graduate Hour Total: 33 Semester Hours


A Comprehensive Exam is required.

Accelerated Program Notes:


The Accelerated model for this program designed for the BS Aviation Management - Airport Management Option. 

UCM students with a major GPA of at least 2.70 may consult with their faculty advisor and complete a school application to declare the accelerated BS Aviation Management - Airport Management - MS Aviation Safety option. Prior to beginning the graduate portion of the program, students in the accelerated program will need to apply to the UCM Graduate School for formal admittance to the Accelerated BS/MS program. Admission into the Accelerated BS/MS program requires a minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.70 or higher

Courses that an accelerated student may be eligible to include as overlap between the undergraduate and graduate programs:

AVIA 5030 - Airport Planning and Design (3)  (AVIA 4030)

AVIA 5550 - Aviation Safety (3)  (AVIA 4500)

AVIA 5590 - Aviation Law (3)  (AVIA 4090)

 

AVIA 5420 - Air Transportation (3)  (AVIA 4420)

OR

AVIA 5430 - Corporate Aviation Management (3)  (AVIA 4430)


The Accelerated model for this program designed for the BS Aviation Management - Flight Operations Management Option. 

UCM students with a major GPA of at least 2.70 may consult with their faculty advisor and complete a school application to declare the accelerated BS Aviation Management - Flight Operations Management - MS Aviation Safety option. Prior to beginning the graduate portion of the program, students in the accelerated program will need to apply to the UCM Graduate School for formal admittance to the Accelerated BS/MS program.

Courses that an accelerated student may be eligible to include as overlap between the undergraduate and graduate programs:

AVIA 5550 - Aviation Safety (3)  (AVIA 4500)

AVIA 5590 - Aviation Law (3)  (AVIA 4090)

AVIA 5610 - Physiological Human Factors (3)  (AVIA 4610)

 

AVIA 5420 - Air Transportation (3)  (AVIA 4420)

OR

AVIA 5430 - Corporate Aviation Management (3)  (AVIA 4430)


The Accelerated model for this program designed for the BS Professional Pilot. 

UCM students with a major GPA of at least 2.70 may consult with their faculty advisor and complete a school application to declare the accelerated BS Professional Pilot - MS Aviation Safety option. Prior to beginning the graduate portion of the program, students in the accelerated program will need to apply to the UCM Graduate School for formal admittance to the Accelerated BS/MS program.

Courses that an accelerated student may be eligible to include as overlap between the undergraduate and graduate programs:

AVIA 5550 - Aviation Safety (3)  (AVIA 4500)

AVIA 5590 - Aviation Law (3)  (AVIA 4090)

AVIA 5610 - Physiological Human Factors (3)  (AVIA 4610)

 

AVIA 5420 - Air Transportation (3)  (AVIA 4420)

OR

AVIA 5430 - Corporate Aviation Management (3)  (AVIA 4430)

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