The mission of the Aviation Management Program is to support the missions of the Department of Aviation Technology, the College of Technology and Purdue University in serving the citizens of the State of Indiana, the nation, and the world, through learning, discovery, and engagement activities that extend aviation technology education, aviation technology discovery efforts and technology transfer, and implementation (application) of emerging technology for the global aviation industry. Student learning is advanced by discovery and engagement activities that enhance economic and social development with emphasis on airline, airport and air traffic control management.
Aviation Management Program Educational Objectives
Effectively apply technical knowledge, problem-solving techniques, and hands-on skills in traditional and emerging areas of aviation management.
Be active and effective participants in ongoing professional development, professional growth, and increasing professional responsibility.
Effectively communicate ideas to technical and non-technical people.
Work effectively in teams.
Work within the accepted standards of professionalism.
The Aviation Management Graduate:
Is an aviation professional with:
- An understanding of aviation as an integrated transportation system,
- An understanding of aviation as an integrated transportation system.
Has developed and demonstrated:
- The ability to think clearly and analytically.
- Effective skills in communication, leadership and organization.
Is prepared to compete in a number of occupational areas within the aviation industry including:
- Airline management.
- Airport management.
- Air traffic control.