Mission and Vision

The Aviation Science Management degree provides a strong foundation for a career as a leader in the field of aviation. The curriculum provides skills in management, communications, and research to prepare students as required in the field of aviation management. The last two years of matriculation include extensive professional-level Aviation Science Technology and Management courses whereby students shall develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. The degree in Aviation Science Management is fully accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE).


The Bachelor of Science Degree in Aviation Management with Professional Pilot concentration leads to accomplishment of an academic degree and a Professional Pilot License, providing opportunities for stable employment in the aviation industry for graduates. The degree plan for the Flight concentration is designed to prepare students for several career options that include: Private or Professional Pilot and Certified Flight Instructor. In addition to general education requirements, the curriculum contains courses which provide each student with strong conceptual foundations in mathematics, natural sciences, computer sciences, management and flight – all oriented to the technology of the field. The flight concentration is a Federal Aviation Administration Part 141 approved ground school certificate.


Former military must submit a copy of their DD214 form to the Texas Southern University Office of Veteran Affairs in order to receive academic credit for military courses recommended by the American Council on Education. Students with prior Aviation flight training must present certification to the department Chair for credit evaluation. Individuals possessing a private pilot, commercial, and instrument license can receive credit for flight training upon evaluation by the department chair. Transfer of credit from another institution to Texas Southern University involves consideration of accreditation, comparability of course work, and applicability of that course work to a degree program at the University.