The Undergraduate Aviation Management Program takes pride in its rich curriculum, designed to build a strong foundation in both management and aviation through a series of major and core courses. The program’s comprehensive curriculum introduces students to the realm of management and aviation, equipping them with in-depth knowledge and advanced skills required in both fields. The Undergraduate Aviation Management Program is also enriched with a diverse set of electives in different disciplines, giving students the opportunity to specialize in their areas of interest. Adopting a truly international vision, the program also aspires to provide international exchange and internship opportunities to students with distinguished academic records.
The Program is devoted to bring students together with the leaders of the airline industry through a variety of academic events and seminars.
The Program adopts English as the medium of instruction and offers all its courses in English in quest to distinguish its students from other graduates in Turkey with their high-level proficiency in English and open new doors for them to global career opportunities.
Our program mission is to deliver the highest quality education in aviation by providing a solid foundation and skills necessary to manage all facets of the aviation industry to our students.
are able to analyze the aviation system and its relation with other industries,
have a strong command of both national/international regulations and procedures in the airline industry,
are vested with the necessary management/business administration knowledge as well as a solid foundation in aviation to excel as a manager,
possess highly developed leadership, communication, teamwork and problem solving skills and creativity,
are acquainted with the business world and have built a close relationship with businesses in the industry throughout their period of study,
are able to effectively use information technologies,
are innovative and open minded lifelong learners.
Aviation Management Program
The Undergraduate Aviation Management Program offers a comprehensive and intensive curriculum designed to prepare students for their future air transportation management careers by building a solid foundation both in management and aviation and focusing on airport planning, design and management, as well as airline and air transportation management.
During the first two years, the program offers students basic management courses as well as technical courses on Air Transportation, Airports & Airport Operations, Principles of Flight in order to familiarize students with the notion of aviation.
During the junior and senior years, students take the required management and aviation courses on Airport Planning and Design, Corporate Finance, Airline/Airport Marketing, Human Resources Management based on the track of their choice.
Our program provides students with extensive and comprehensive education both in aviation and management, which are the key requirements for a career in air transportation management; and allows students to put their knowledge into practice and obtain hands-on experience in the business life through compulsory internship programs.
In addition to the required courses, the program also offers major and free electives for students to choose from based on their area of interest.
Applied courses given by the sector
Hitit Bilgisayar Hizmetleri A.Ş.
Economics of Air Transportation
Airline Fleet Planning and Network Management
Airline Reservation and Management Systems
TAV Akademi & İSG
Airline Management and Marketing
Çelebi Havacılık Holding A.Ş.
Ground Handling Management
The Undergraduate Aviation Management Program is focused on courses on airline management, airport management and air transportation management as well as the basic management courses; and is designed to produce graduates who will be recruited for management level positions both in the national and international aviation.
The program’s managerial focus and rich curriculum offering operational know-how will vest its graduates with the necessary skills and competences to assume managerial responsibilities not only in the aviation industry but also at other companies in different industries as well.
In order to qualify for graduation from the Undergraduate Aviation Management Program, students must complete a total of 46 courses and 240 ECTS credits and at least a 40-day compulsory internship. Below you can find a summary of the graduation requirements.