This program is designed to give students knowledge and hands-on experience in Aviation and Management as well as provide co-operative work experience in the Aviation industry. A variety of aviation courses provide students with a solid understanding of the aviation industry in Canada and around the world. Students are given the opportunity to pass the examination to receive their Restricted Aeronautical Radio Operation License. Management courses are designed to give students an understanding of management practices and procedures in order to be prepared for future promotional opportunities.
Why study Aviation Management at Georgian College?
We provide in-depth classroom sessions studying the aviation industry and specifically, aviation business management.
Your aviation industry co-op experience will give you the real-world experience you need to land a great career.
Dedicated, industry-experienced faculty who care about your success
Our grads get jobs! Some of our grad employers are Air Canada, Lester B. Pearson Airport, Sunwing Airlines, Air Georgian, Transport Canada, the Ministry of Natural Resources and many other aviation-related organizations.
Our Aviation Management program is the only three-year program in Canada that allows students to progress directly into Griffith University's Masters in Aviation Management degree. Earn a master's degree in aviation with only an additional one-and-a-half years of study. Or you can choose to complete one of two Bachelor of Science degrees with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with only one additional year of study. Learn more on our articulations and transfers page.
Graduates of the program obtain employment in general aviation and aviation operations positions where they may use their knowledge and skills to progress to more advanced positions. Graduates are employed in a wide variety of aviation fields such as Airline Management, Airport Management, Airport Planning, Flight Dispatch and Government Aviation agencies. In addition, the program provides graduates with a better chance of success in furthering their training with the Department of National Defense or to become Air Traffic Controllers, Commercial/Airline Pilots, and Flight Service Specialists.
OSSD or equivalent with
- Grade 12 English (C or U)
- any Grade 11 or 12 Mathematics (C, M, or U)
Minimum of 60% in Grade 11 College or University level Mathematics (MBF3C or MCF3M)
Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing. For complete details refer to: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/policies-procedures/
Applicants who have taken courses from a recognized and accredited post-secondary institution and/or have relevant life/learning experience may also be considered for admission; refer to the Credit Transfer Centre website for details: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/credit-transfer/
International and landed immigrant applicants to the Aviation Management Program should be aware that the ability to obtain a valid Transport Canada security clearance may be a condition of employment (Co-op or Graduate) with some international airports and airlines in Canada.
Students who have resided or worked outside of Canada within the last five years may have difficulty meeting Transport Canada''s information standards. Fortunately, the majority of Co-op positions in Canada do not require students to obtain valid Transport Canada security clearance.
The foregoing is for your information only. Students should follow up with any prospective employer to determine their own candidacy.
- AVIA 1000 - Aviation Orientation (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
- AVIA 1001 - Aviation Operations (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
- AVIA 1005 - Flight Lab (Semester 1 / 10 hours)
- COMP 2022 - Computer Applications - Spreadsheets (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
- GOVT 1001 - Government and Aviation (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
- MATH 1008 - Introduction to Business and Technical Math (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
- AVIA 1003 - Airport Management (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
- AVIA 3004 - Human Factors in Aviation Safety (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
- AVIA 3007 - Airline Management (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
- LAWS 2000 - Business Law (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
- ACCT 1000 - Financial Accounting Principles 1 (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
- AVIA 2000 - Aircraft Characteristics (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
- AVIA 2001 - Advanced Flight Lab (Semester 3 / 10 hours)
- AVIA 2002 - Navigation and Navigation Aids (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
- AVIA 3000 - Air Cargo, Customs and Logistics (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
- MKTG 1000 - Introduction to Marketing (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
- AVIA 2006 - Introduction to Aerodynamics (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
- AVIA 3009 - Security Management Systems for Aviation (SeMS) (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
- AVIA 3010 - Safety and Emergency Management (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
- COMP 1062 - Database and Office Management (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
- ECON 1000 - Microeconomics (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
- BUSI 3001 - Supervision (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
- COMM 1021 - Dynamic Presentations (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
- ECON 2000 - Macroeconomics (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
- METE 3000 - Meteorology (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
- STAT 2000 - Statistics 1 (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
- Select 1 course from the available list during registration. (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
- AVIA 3001 - Airport Planning (Semester 6 / 42 hours)
- AVIA 3005 - International Aviation and Management (Semester 6 / 42 hours)
- MGMT 2012 - Introduction to Project Management (Semester 6 / 42 hours)
- Select 1 course from the communications list during registration. (Semester 1)
- Select 1 course from the communications list during registration. (Semester 2)
General education courses
- Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 2)
- Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 3)
- Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 4)
- Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 6)
- Program Option Courses (Semester 6)
- Select 2 - 42 hour courses from the available list during registration. (Semester 6)
- COOP 1011 - Aviation Work Term 1 (occurs after Semester 2) (Semester 6)
- COOP 2010 - Aviation Work Term 2 (occurs after Semester 3) (Semester 6)
- COOP 3007 - Aviation Work Term 3 (occurs after Semester 4) (Semester 6)