Academic Program Spotlight: Aviation Management – Online Program

What is the Aviation Management program like?

The online aviation management program at Saint Louis University provides students with specialized knowledge of the aviation industry and a strong foundation in corporate operations. This program is offered in partnership between SLU’s School for Professional Studies and SLU’s Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology. The program emphasizes learner-centric education, utilizing problem-based learning. Students demonstrate a deeper understanding of their discipline and develop greater intellectual curiosity, confidence and engagement. Courses include:

  • Air Carrier Operations
  • Aviation Finance
  • Airport Planning
  • Airport Management
  • Accident Investigation
  • Aviation Law
  • Economics of Air Transportation
  • International Aviation
  • Applied Professional Ethics & Standards
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Human Resources in Organizations

What does an Online Aviation Management student look like?

One student in the program is Major Jeremy Jeffrey, Marine Corps pilot. Major Jeffrey lives in Camp Lejeune, N.C. and is able to take aviation courses online that fit his busy military schedule. Major Jeffrey has been in the Marines for 20 years and 12 of those years have been as a pilot. With his hectic work schedule, Major Jeffrey needed an online academic plan that could meet his needs.

What can I do with an Aviation Management degree?

Major Jeffery serves as an excellent example of how even active duty military personnel can continue their education after ending their military career. Through the online aviation management program at SLU, you will learn comprehensive knowledge of the aviation industry that can open up several career opportunities including management positions at an array of organizations, such as aircraft manufacturers, airports, higher education institutions and airlines.

What are some additional benefits of the program?

SLU is now offering this online aviation management program at the reduced tuition rate of $250 per credit hour for benefit-eligible military students, veterans and their dependents. Please contact Jennifer Matteson, VA Certifying Official, for veterans benefits information at 314-977-2259 or

How do I enroll in this program?

To register for Saint Louis University’s online aviation management program, contact Debra Blanquart, Military Advisor, at 314-977-3347 or

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