Aviation Management Certificate


The Aviation Management Certificate program provides students with a career path for attaining the foundational skills, practical knowledge, and technical training necessary for pursuing a career in aviation management. Students completing this certificate will develop an advanced understanding of the safety, security, service and regulatory requirements necessary to work in aviation management. To earn this certificate, complete the required courses with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College.

Required Courses Are Listed in Suggested Sequence35
Career Communication/Portfolio3
Air Transportation3
Airline Operations
Homeland Security3
Aviation/Transportation Security3
Crew Resource Management
Disaster Preparedness/Response3
Passenger Services and Safety
Private Pilot3-4
Airport Operations
Cultural Tourism3
Customer Care: Airline/Travel
Airline/Aviation Management3
Electives - to complete all major course requirements, students must complete 10-11 elective units from the list below (if not already taken as a required course) for a total of 35 units:
Introduction to Aviation3
Aviation/Transportation Security3
Travel Sales and Tour Operations3
Travel Management3
Private Pilot4
Air Navigation3
Tourism/Conference Management3
Airline Reservations: SABRE3
Flight Simulator Private Pilot1
Commercial Pilot Seminar3
Crew Resource Management3
Passenger Services and Safety3
Public Relations3
Aviation/Travel Internship3
Aviation/Travel Seminar0.5-12
Independent Study0.5-2
Total Units35