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Aviation Management

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My name is Owen Nicely. I am an Aviation Management major, and I am a senior currently.

So, we’re giving them [the younger students] a first-hand experience of the drone industry and how to operate them so, in the future, they can pursue drone careers.

I just love being in Florida. Actually, my hometown is Fort Myers, Florida, so I just love the atmosphere and the weather. It’s usually always pretty good.

We have a different types of drones. We have a few quadcopters and also a few fixed wing drones. Mainly, they’re used for mapping large areas.

The Aviation program, being able to meet a whole bunch of new people, is really why I love being in it. Getting to teach them all the stuff I’ve learned while I was here and to show them all the cool drones and the stuff that you can do with that.

The mission of the Jacksonville University School of Aviation’s Aviation Management major is to produce Aviation Managers possessing the leadership and professional skills necessary to thrive in the global aviation industry. The School of Aviation​ achieves this mission with a world-class, business based curriculum that prepares students to grow professionally and financially as the world of professional aviation evolves.

Become an Aviation Executive today! An Aviation Management degree will give you the skills necessary for careers in Airport Management, Airline Management, Air Traffic Control, and other aviation-related fields.

Signature internships and shadowing opportunities with airlines, airports, aviation companies, and Air Traffic Control agencies transforms the classroom into real-world, hands-on professional experiences.

The School of Aviation relies upon experienced, industry-recognized faculty, providing you with world-class expertise in aviation management and advanced airline training. Our small class sizes and close-knit community find their home in the Davis College of Business, the largest and most technologically sophisticated classroom on campus.​​​​​​​​​​

Program Educational Objectives

  • Professional Competency: Graduates will possess the requisite knowledge and skills necessary to make an immediate positive impact for their employer as well as act with the highest standards of professionalism evidenced by their ethical character and integrity.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Graduates will be able to assess the role and impact of regulatory compliance in the conduct of global aviation commerce.
  • Triple Bottom Line: Graduates will be able to apply the knowledge that sustained profitability in global aviation commerce results from the involvement of innovative and engaged people who develop optimal use of resources.
  • Critical Thinking: Graduates will demonstrate the planning, decision making, workload management, and communication skills necessary to engage in effective critical thinking.

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