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Associate of Science in Aviation Business Administration

The edge you need in the world of aviation

In the high-powered aviation industry, the key staff, operational, and executive positions are awarded to professionals who display a thorough knowledge of aviation as well as an exceptional aptitude for business. If you have a passion for this exciting field and want to develop the business skills you need to reach the top, the Associate of Science in Aviation Business Administration from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University — Worldwide can help you achieve your goals.

As a student of this degree program, you will gain a solid foundation of core business knowledge while developing the sharp business acumen demanded at the highest levels of any organization. The Associate of Science in Aviation Business Administration explores all facets of business administration and management, including:

  • Economics
  • Aeronautical Science
  • Business Statistics & Accounting
  • Business Marketing & Management
  • International Business

Through this comprehensive program, you will learn how to think analytically, communicate clearly, and lead a team effectively. These valuable skills will prime you for professional success in any field.

Degree Requirements
General Education
Course / TitleCredits
Embry-Riddle courses in the general education categories of Communication Theory and Skills, Humanities, and Social Sciences may be chosen from the catalog as they are listed, assuming the necessary prerequisites are met. Courses from other institutions are acceptable if they fall into these broad categories and are at the level specified. 
ENGL 123 English Composition3
Speech / English6
HUMN 330 Values and Ethics3
Humanities elective (lower or upper-level)3
Social Sciences: 
ECON 210 Microeconomics3
ECON 211 Macroeconomics3
Physical and Life Science lower-level elective: 
Physics or Biology or Meteorology6
MATH 111 College Mathematics for Aviation I3
MATH 112 College Mathematics for Aviation II3
*MATH 320 may be substituted as the second course in the series. 
Computer Science: 
CSCI 109 Introduction to Computers and Applications3
Total Credits36

BSAB Support
Course / TitleCredits
MGMT 201 Principles of Management3
MGMT 203 Management for Aeronautical Science3
MGMT 210 Financial Accounting -OR- 
BSAB 312 Managerial Accounting3
MGMT 221 Introduction to Management Information Systems3
Total Credits12

Open Electives
Course / TitleCredits
Open Electives (lower or upper level)12
May be used for Department of Business Administration or non Department of Business Administration Minors. 
Total Degree Requirements60

Career Areas

  • Team Leader
  • Aviation Dispatcher
  • Accountant
  • Technician
  • IT Consultant Program/Project Manager
  • Training Instructor
  • Solid Waste Coordinator (Military)


  • Boeing
  • Pinnacle Airlines
  • Vision Airlines
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Borders Group, Inc
  • Spirit Airlines
  • U.S. Navy

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