In the United States alone, over 700 million travelers boarded aircraft in 2013. In the same time period, the US cargo airline industry transported over 67 million tons of cargo. As the air transportation industry continues to be an essential part of the US and global economy, thousands of airports and aviation businesses across the country and many more overseas require professionals of integrity and excellence in management positions, ensuring organizational efficiency and flier safety.

According to the Texas Wide Open for Business Report, Texas is a top state for both air transportation and aerospace manufacturing jobs, employing over 153,000 workers statewide, translating into tremendous career opportunities.

Need more incentive? LETU offers multiple options for earning your degree, meaning you can tailor the program to fit you. Take classes completely online, on-ground or take a combination of online and on-ground courses.

Concentration Options:

Aircraft Dispatch Concentration

Homeland Security Concentration

Maintenance Concentration

Professional Pilot Concentration

Interesting Classes You'll Take

  • Aviation Human Factors
  • Aviation Safety
  • Airport Operations & Management
  • Air Transportation Systems

What can you do with this degree?

Professionals with a strong foundation in both aviation and business principles are in demand throughout the air transport industry. A few possible career options include:

  • Airline Operations Manager
  • Airport Operations Director
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Quality Manager
  • Revenue Management Analyst
  • Airport Manager


Program Details: Online

  • Flexible, online format
  • Year-round, accelerated courses

View Online Program Requirements


Program Details: On-Campus

  • Semester-long courses
  • Interact with industry-experienced faculty

View On-Campus Program Requirements