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M.B.A. On Campus Online Blended

Business Administration in Aviation

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

12 months
1103 USD/credit 39708 USD/year
1103 USD/credit 39708 USD/year
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One of the university’s first-ever certificate-based graduate programs, the Master of Business Administration in Aviation (MBAA) degree at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University provides strong foundations for success in any facet of the global aviation business arena and allows students to design an educational path tailored to their unique interests. 

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It provides the traditional business skills of an MBA that are applicable to all industries but is unique in its focus on the aviation and aerospace landscapes. 

Crafted with industry partners, the Master of Business Administration in Aviation  at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is uniquely structured to provide a high-reliability organizations (HRO) foundation, a degree-specific core and a certificate of the student's choice. With HRO concepts such as risk management and risk mitigation woven throughout the program, students graduate prepared to succeed in the high-risk and complex environments of today’s organizations. In addition to their core classes, students can also dig deeper and explore the topics that excite them most by choosing from a collection of resume-boosting certificates. 

About Business Administration in Aviation at the Asia Campus

A Master of Business Administration is a scientific approach to management. It is an advanced business degree that provides a foundation in various business sectors including accounting, finance, marketing, operations management, and human resources. Similar to an MBA, a Master of Business Administration in Aviation (MBAA) offers a comprehensive look inside the business world but from an aviation and aerospace perspective — looking at real industry problems.

Awarded by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, offered by ERC Institute (ERCI), the 33-credit hour Business Administration in Aviation master's program is especially suited for degree holders who want to gain a competitive edge.

Embry-Riddle offers both full- and part-time tracks for this degree program.

About Business Administration in Aviation at the Worldwide & Online Campus

Managers need to be able to manage people, market their products or services and know how to finance operations. The Master of Business Administration in Aviation (MBAA) degree provides students the knowledge and skills to perform those tasks, manage functional areas and rise to leadership roles in business. A graduate of the program has all of the opportunities an MBA student enjoys with the added bonus of a competitive edge in a specialized field. 

Students pursuing the MBAA can start or finish their degree program by earning one of the following resume-boosting certifications: 

  • Business Intelligence and Analytics 
  • Finance 
  • Human Resources 
  • Information Systems Security 
  • Information Technology Management 
  • International Business 
  • Leadership 
  • Marketing 
  • Project Management 


Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Organizational Resilience
  • Economics of Marketing
  • Science of Selling
  • Delivering Customer Solutions
  • Business Accounting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International applicants must submit the application for admission 90 days prior to the term start date. 


36 SCH


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The prerequisite knowledge can be validated through one of the following:

  • Completed an undergraduate or graduate course in each of the specific subject areas and upon validation of the course from an official transcript; -OR-
  • Completed a course listed in either the National or ACE Guide for which academic credit in one of the specific subject areas is recommended; -OR-
  • Received at least the minimum recommended score on a CLEP, DANTES, PEP, etc. exam in each of the subject areas as required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1103 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    39708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1103 USD per credit during 12 months.

Worldwide and Online Campus Tuition:

  • Military Cost Per Credit: $648.00
  • Civilian Cost Per Credit: $773.00

Living costs for Orlando

1111 - 1939 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Business Administration in Aviation
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