Master's Program in Aviation in North America

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Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

Aviation studies the practical aspects of machine-based flight. Students of this subject may study airplane design, flight test protocols or other aspects of heavier-than-air aircraft. Later jobs in this field include airline pilot, aircraft engineer and safety inspector.

Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.

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Master of Engineering: Mechanical-Aerospace

University of Windsor
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 semesters September 2017 Canada Windsor + 1 more

Windsor’s unique climate of co-operation between academic, business and industry sectors gives you access to state-of-the-art engineering facilities and outstanding career opportunities. [+]

Masters in Aviation in North America 2017. Windsor’s unique climate of co-operation between academic, business and industry sectors gives you access to state-of-the-art engineering facilities and outstanding career opportunities. The Faculty of Engineering offers programs designed to develop professional competence and to prepare students to solve the technical problems of society and the global environment. Our departments include: Civil and Environmental Engineering Electrical and Computer Engineering Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Mechanical, Automotive & Materials Engineering On behalf of our entire Faculty, we'd like to welcome you! Whether you're a high school student trying to figure out what Engineering is all about, a potential graduate student considering advanced study through a Masters or Doctoral degree, a company or industry representative wondering if our university can assist you with a research problem, we're positive that the Faculty of Engineering here at the University of Windsor can help you. For those of you who are new to university, please browse our Faculty website to find out more about what Engineering is, what we can offer you, and if you can't find the information you need, please drop us a line. We certainly hope you will join us, ready to embark on a challenging and exciting journey of education. Engineering takes work, but it is work that is well rewarded. When you finish, you'll have a degree that can lead you to many places. For those of you who already have an undergraduate degree and wondering if you should further enhance your education, we say "yes!" The demands on professional engineers around the world are increasing in terms of what they must address: our society must confront technical, societal, and environmental issues. A Masters or Doctoral degree in Engineering here at UWindsor demonstrates your commitment to the profession: we're confident that our faculty can give you that edge professionally, and reward you personally through the insights you gain. For those of you in industry, consider our Faculty as your "first stop" if you have challenges in your business or workplace that need to be addressed. We can bring some of our best minds to the table, and you'll have some of our brightest and most enthusiastic graduate students - the next generation of problem solvers - working on your challenges to turn them into opportunities. Our Faculty has seen a tremendous amount of change and interest in the last few years. We're very proud to say that much of this is because of our students. We recently had several top places finishes in the Ontario Engineering Competition; a first place finish in the North American Big Beam challenge; achieving top ten percent placings in the SAE competitions; a dynamic Engineers Without Borders chapter; hosting the Canadian Federation of Engineering Students; two consecutive first place finishes at the Waterloo Robot Racer Competition – and there are more accomplishments too numerous to mention! But we're equally proud of our students who have helped win the "small victories." Students who enter our Faculty dream about making a difference: when they graduate, they have the skill, knowledge, and passion to do so. We believe as a future professional engineer, you cannot stop learning. With that in mind, our Faculty has embarked on a number of educational initiatives to enhance what we offer and how we offer them. Some examples include the support program for our First Year Engineering (WINONE) students, and an innovative Masters in Engineering program to serve the needs of our students. Our new $110 million Centre for Engineering Innovation (CEI) serves as a dynamic hub for learning, research, and industry liaison at the University of Windsor. Mechanical Engineering with an Aerospace Option (with optional Co-op) Teaches the manufacturing, maintenance and logistics that serve the aerospace industry Involves the application of aerospace-related skills toward developing the next generation of aerospace materials, production methods and components, and toward improving aerospace operational challenges Career Tracks: State-of-the-art manufacturing and production Business Government Systems design/operation/building/maintenance Consulting Transportation Pollution control and prevention Advanced computing and communications Medicine and medical technology Bio-based engineering Research and development Structural design Failure analysis Construction and infrastructure renewal Scheduling and optimization Automotive industry Environmental protection Project, process and systems management Robotics and advanced electronics Power generation and distribution [-]

Master of Engineering in Aerospace Engineering

University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 5 years September 2017 USA College Park + 1 more

The Aerospace Engineering Department offers a broad program in graduate studies leading to the degrees of Master of Science (thesis and non-thesis) and Doctor of Philosophy. [+]

The Aerospace Engineering Department offers a broad program in graduate studies leading to the degrees of Master of Science (thesis and non-thesis) and Doctor of Philosophy. Graduate students can choose from the following areas of specialization: aerodynamics and propulsion structural mechanics and composites rotorcraft space systems flight dynamics, stability and control Within these disciplines, the student can tailor programs in areas such as computational fluid dynamics, aeroelasticity, hypersonics, composites, smart structures, finite elements, space propulsion, robotics, and human factors. Admission Requirements: A bachelor's degree, GPA of 3.0 or better, in Aerospace Engineering from an accredited institution. Courses in mathematics (Calculus I, II, III, & Differential Equations), and Thermodynamics are required to be considered for admission. Further admissions requirements. Completed applications are reviewed and considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Applicants Without an Aerospace Engineering Degree: Applicants with other related engineering backgrounds can apply. Graduate Program Prerequisites The Aerospace Engineering Graduate Program encourages applicants with other related engineering backgrounds to apply to our program. The Graduate Admissions Committee may recommend that an incoming student take selected undergraduate courses before the core courses. The Graduate School requires students to maintain a 3.0 GPA in all courses for credit since enrollment. Prerequisite courses are listed to assure that students have the necessary academic background before enrolling in a given course. The ENAE 283 course ( Introduction to Aerospace Systems) is required for students without any aerospace engineering background. ENAE283 Introduction to Aerospace Systems Prerequisite: ENES 102, PHYS 161 and MATH 141 Co-requisite: PHYS 260 and PHYS 261 Introduction to airplanes and space vehicles as aerospace systems. Fundamentals that describe these systems. Elements of aerodynamics, airfoils, and wings. Airplane performance, stability, and control. Aircraft and rocket propulsion. Fundamentals of orbital motion. Aspects of vehicle conceptual design. ENAE311 Aerodynamics I Prerequisite: ENAE202, ENAE283, ENES220, MATH241, MATH246, MATH461, PHYS270, and PHYS271 Co-requisite: ENME232 or ENME320 Fundamentals of aerodynamics. Elements of compressible flow. Normal and oblique shock waves. Flows through nozzles, diffusers and wind tunnels. Elements of the method of characteristics and finite difference solutions for compressible flows. Aspects of hypersonic flow. ENAE414 Aerodynamics II Prerequisite: ENAE 311 Aerodynamics of inviscid incompressible flows. Aerodynamic forces and moments. Fluid statics/buoyancy force. Vorticity, circulation, the stream function and the velocity potential. Bernoulli's and Laplace's equations. Flows in low speed wind tunnels and airspeed measurement. Potential flows involving sources and sinks, doublets, and vortices. Development of the theory of airfoils and wings. [-]

Master of Aviation Management

The University of Newcastle, GradSchool (Online)
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time May 2017 Australia Newcastle

The Master of Aviation Management is a unique program that can be adapted to accommodate your specific areas of interest. This degree will give you a distinctive insight into contemporary issues in aviation by combining human factors and management skills for application to the demands of management in the aviation industry. This applied program will provide you with industry-relevant skills and knowledge that can open up further management career options within the aeronautical industry. [+]

In response to an identified need in the aviation industry the University of Newcastle has developed the Master of Aviation Management. Offered online, the program combines study of aviation human factors and management, and can be adapted to accommodate your specific areas of interest. The program is designed to develop your knowledge, skill and ability to adapt to the changing management practices within the aviation industry. Applicants are encouraged from all areas of the industry, especially if you currently work in flight crew, cabin crew, maintenance crew, ground crew, administration, military and government authorities. The competitive international aviation industry requires highly qualified aviation managers. The Master of Aviation Management will provide you with industry-relevant skills and knowledge that can open up further management career opportunities within the aeronautical industry, whether that be to transition between specialties or moving between commercial aviation organisations. Our advanced online learning system provides you with the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere to balance work, life and study. You can achieve your fully accredited Master of Aviation Management at a time that suits you. Is it for you? Are you already working in the aviation industry and are interested in advancing your management skills to step into more challenging positions? The Master of Aviation Management offers an advanced program combining courses from the Master of Business Administration (MBA) with specialised aviation courses. This combination allows you to deepen and broaden your experience in aviation while you achieve an advanced postgraduate qualification. Throughout the Master of Aviation you will be provided with highly relevant knowledge and you will walk away with a qualification that can take your career to new heights. It will enable you to easily transition between specialities or to shift from one commercial aviation organisation to another. With your Master of Aviation Management you will acquire complimentary skills in business management and aviation to enhance or diversify your career opportunities in the aviation industry. Career Pathways The Master of Aviation Management at the University of Newcastle is an industry relevant program, designed to further your career in the aviation industry, with the potential to take on more senior management roles. As a graduate you can take your newly acquired skills and knowledge and transition from aviation operations or engineering into management, transfer your management experience to the aviation sector or redirect your existing degree into operational or strategic managerial positions. Further to this, you'll find this qualification eases the transition between specialties, for example in moving from the military to government or consultation activities, or moving between commercial aviation organisations. Specialisations The aviation industry requires expertly training aviation professionals with exceptional management and leadership skills. The University of Newcastle’s Master of Aviation Management offers a program which combines courses from the Master of Business Administration and aviation studies delivered via GradSchool’s flexible online learning platform. These management skills will prepare you with a distinctive insight into the contemporary issues in aviation and the critical thinking and analytical skills to approach these issues effectively. You will be required to study human factors in aviation systems where you will obtain an advanced understanding of: basic human factors principles effects of stress and fatigue implications of automation for human performance implications for aviation management. You will also study crew resource management where you will: be provided with the theoretical knowledge base to facilitate design and evaluation of crew resource management programs explore the scientific research in key concept areas, including communication, leadership, decision making and group situational awareness discover issues in crew resource management program development, implementation, evaluation and regulation. Further to this you will study four other aviation courses and six selected from lists of prescribed MBA courses. Depending on your preference, you can complete the Master of Aviation Management over three trimesters of full-time study or longer if preferred. Admission Requirements Students with an AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree in a different discipline area to Aviation (also called a non-cognate area) who also have a minimum of two years demonstrable RPL in the aeronautical industry will study the 120 unit program which can be completed in 1.5 years full time or 3 years part time study. Students with an AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree in an Aviation discipline (also called a cognate area) who also have a minimum of one year demonstrable RPL in the aeronautical industry will study the 120 unit program which can be completed in 1.5 years full time or 3 years part time study. Students with an AQF Level 8 Bachelor degree in a different discipline area to Aviation who also have a minimum of one year demonstrable RPL in the aeronautical industry will study the 80 unit program which can be completed in 1 year full time or 2 years part time study. Students with an AQF Level 8 Bachelor degree in an Aviation discipline, or a combination of an AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree in a non-cognate area and a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma (AQF Level 8) in an Aviation discipline will study the 80 unit program which can be completed in 1 year full time or 2 years part time study. Students who have successfully completed the Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management (Program Code 11234 or Program Code 12377) at the University of Newcastle will receive 40 units of credit upon admission to the Master degree program and study a further 80 units which can be completed in 1 year full time or 2 years part time study. Students must apply to the Program Convenor for recognition of relevant RPL. RPL applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements Applicants who do not speak English as a first language must demonstrate that they meet the University's English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/governance-and-leadership/policy-library/document?RecordNumber=D15/15438 [-]

Master's Degree In Business Management Airlift

Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM)
Campus Part time 9 months September 2017 Spain Alcobendas

The Master in Business Management Air Transport shape commercial aviation pilots with ATPL license to practice their profession adapting to the changing needs of airlines that go beyond the management of the aircraft. [+]

The Master in Business Management Air Transport shape commercial aviation pilots with ATPL license to practice their profession adapting to the changing needs of airlines that go beyond the management of the aircraft. The training of professional drivers has traditionally focused on education and training, however, to apply for positions of Directors and Management of Air Carrier require a range of skills, attitudes and values ​​that go far beyond a set of expertise: International Aeronautical legislation. Air Transport Economics. Airlines Finance and Accounting Management. Management skills. Human resources management. Operations Management. Safety and Accident Investigation. Sustainability of air transport. The program, whose main objective is to train pilots in the knowledge, tools and skills needed for business management of air operations, has been designed in collaboration with the Association of Pilots (COPAC) and has a faculty consisting of renowned professionals to give the student the vision demanded by companies. ADMISSION PROCESS The admission process for programs in the Graduate School of the European University can be carried out throughout the year, although enrollment in any of its graduate programs is contingent on the existence of vacancies. For personal advice, you can contact any of our two campuses (Alcobendas or Villaviciosa), or you can contact us through our phone 902 23 23 50 or at the following email postgrado@uem.es where you receive advice from Graduate Admissions team. Once the candidate has been advised and has provided the required documentation, equipment Graduate Admissions be convened to carry out the tests corresponding entry to the program of interest and a personal interview with the director of the master or a member of Admissions committee. The admissions process is no cost for the candidate or obligation to formalize the reservation. The European University reserves the right not to provide any graduate degree or delay its start if the minimum number of students required for the program, or change schedules and / or the cloister if necessary organizational needs is not reached. It also reserves the right to make changes in the location and campus where it is distributed. For more information, consult the Graduate Regulations. [-]