MS in Aeronautics – Aviation Leadership Learn Ways to Lead in Aviation


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Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Leadership comes with many challenges. As a leader in the aviation industry, you know that you need special knowledge and training to successfully guide your organization and subordinates. Liberty University’s Master of Science in Aeronautics – Aviation Leadership can give you the special training you need to be the steady hand at the helm of your organization.

Learn how to attain higher-level leadership roles in the aerospace industry from professors who have years of professional pilot and managerial experience in the aviation field. Whether you are already in a leadership position, or you are a military officer who seeks to fulfill your requirements for professional development, this degree is for you. Combine your experience with the skills taught by experts in the field so you can achieve more.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Choosing where to pursue your master’s degree is an important decision, and it’s more than simply selecting a school and a program. You want a program that will allow you to be confident and qualified upon graduation. We have designed our M.S. in Aeronautics – Aviation Leadership to focus on identity, relationship, ethics, and the concepts within authority, responsibility, and accountability.

You will gain the skills needed to deal with problems and issues at your organization and mentor your junior leaders in the challenges they might undertake. Furthermore, Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). This accreditation is well-known and respected, so you can be confident that your curriculum will be challenging and rewarding – both personally and professionally.

As a pioneer in distance learning since 1985 and a Christian university recognized for its academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, Liberty combines academic excellence with a biblical worldview. And since we know you have a family, job, and other obligations, our master’s in aeronautics – aviation leadership is offered in a flexible, 100% online, 8-week course format.

With a master’s in aerospace, you can develop a working knowledge of how to solve problems and deal with issues that are unique to leading in aviation organizations. As with many organizations, the aviation industry is changing rapidly. We will educate you on the latest changes in technology and the issues you may face in differing generations. At the core of the aviation industry are technology and people. Our aviation leadership courses will teach you how to grow and adapt for effective leadership.

Besides teaching you to develop your own leadership skills, we will also teach you how to mentor and guide new leaders. In order to lead effectively in an aviation organization, it is important to develop your ability to disciple and mentor the leaders who are serving under you. This will provide the basis for open communication and cohesion in your company.

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Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

Graduate Full Time $565/Credit
Graduate Part Time $615/Credit
Military Graduate $275/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

*Not applicable to certificates.