B.S. in Aviation Administration: Safety Management Cognate

BS Aviation Administration Safety Management

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Residential Program

Pursue a career as a professional aviation administrator. With a B.S. in Aviation Administration: Aviation Safety Management, you will develop the skills of program development, data analysis, and ethical decision-making. 

Graduates with knowledge and skills in aviation safety programs are in demand in the aviation industry.

You are not required to earn a pilot certificate to complete the Aviation Safety Management cognate which allows you to have a non-pilot option to serve in aviation settings. 

Careers you could have

  • Airport management
  • Airline operations
  • Aircraft manufacture & sales


  • Aviation business
  • Mission aviation management
  • Government & non-profit aviation organizations

Academic Information

Credit Hours

  • 120 credit hours

Courses you could take

  • Aviation Safety Programs
  • Aviation Safety Data Analysis
  • Principles of Aviation Administration

Program of Study (DCP)

B.S. Aviation Administration: Aviation Safety Management 


  • FAA Part 141 Flight Instruction

  • Financial Aid Available

  • Post-9/11 GI Bill® & Yellow Ribbon Available

  • Regional Airline Hiring Agreements

  • Restricted “Reduced-Hour” Airline Transport Pilot Program

  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges??

Important Information

Costs & Financial Aid

(434) 582-2183
(434) 582-2574 (fax)

939 Airport Road
Lynchburg, VA 24502

Department Chair

Dr. Mitch Morrison