Accreditation

Accreditation is a system for recognizing educational institutions and/or their professional programs that achieve and maintain a level of performance, integrity and quality that entitles them to the confidence of the educational community, the industry and the public they serve. (excerpt from the Aviation Accreditation Board International website.)

AABI

Compliance with AABI 3.4.2 Policy

Aviation Program Mission

Our program mission is to provide aviation majors with the knowledge and skills of a competent pilot, air traffic controller, and/or industry professional along with broad education and business concentrations that provide long-term competitive professional advantages.

Aviation Program Goal

All graduates of the program in aviation will have developed a depth of understanding of the Aviation industry and been afforded the opportunity to prepare for an aviation-related professional career following graduation. 


 

Professional Pilot Educational Goals

  • Instill a foundation for lifelong learning; graduates are immersed in issues in the domestic and international aviation community
  • Create competent, skillful pilots and leaders who can solve complex problems within aviation
  • Cultivate single pilot/crew resource management, operational risk management, and safety awareness in aviation operations
  • Instill professional, ethical responsibility, and business sustainability in global environments

Air Traffic Management Educational Goals

  • Graduates will be knowledgeable in all of the FAA air traffic basic learning objectives
  • Foster ethical and responsible behavior within government, industry, and society
  • Provide exposure to practical application in all options of air traffic control
  • Instill an appreciation for diversity and teamwork in the aviation workplace
  • Stimulate the appreciation and importance of lifelong learning

Aviation Management (non-flying) Educational Goals

  • Instill a solid foundation of management, organizational behavior, and continuing adaptation in a changing global business environment
  • Prepare graduates who will support and nurture business management and lifelong learning in the aviation industry
  • Provide graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to implement management principals within the aviation environment
  • Review the past, evaluate the future, study local to global considerations of aviation issues
  • Instill professional, ethical responsibility and business sustainability in global environments

Aviation Management (flying) Educational Goals

  • Instill a solid foundation of management, organizational behavior, and continuing adaptation in a changing global business environment
  • Prepare graduates who will support and nurture business management and lifelong learning in the aviation industry
  • Provide graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to implement management principals within the aviation environment
  • Review the past, evaluate the future, study local to global considerations of aviation issues
  • Create competent, skillful pilots and leaders who can solve complex problems in the aviation community
  • Cultivate single pilot/crew resource management, organizational risk management, and safety awareness in aviation operations
  • Foster ethical and responsible behavior within the government, industry and society