The aviation/business program is a dual-degree program that affords students the opportunity to receive a Bachelor′s degree in Business Administration from Geneva College and an Associate′s in Applied Science degree from the Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) in:

  • professional pilot
  • air traffic control (terminal or enroute)
  • aerospace management
  • unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)

The need for aviation experts is growing. For example, one legacy commercial airline reports that up to 90% of its professional pilots will be retired within 20 years. Airlines are offering signing bonuses for new pilots, some in the tens of thousands of dollars. 

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Why choose Aviation/Business at Geneva College?

  • CCBC offers not only the #1 aviation training program in the nation, but it is also one of the most affordable, in some cases costing less than half what other programs cost. Students use state-of-the-art facilities and training equipment to gain real-world experience while completing their degree. 
  • Geneva′s Business program provides students with the business background for quality professional performance and a core Christian liberal arts foundation to broaden and modify career paths.
  • The Business Program, as part of the Department of Business, Accounting and Management, is nationally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs.
  • Geneva's and CCBC′s professors have extensive backgrounds in their fields and prepare students for the expectations and demands that will face them upon graduation.
  • Geneva′s focus on the integration of faith and learning also helps foster growth both academically and spiritually, which can only enhance quality of life and a sense of responsibility and calling to chosen fields.

All inquiries regarding curriculum, courses or other general information should be addressed to Dr. Denise Murphy-Gerber, Department Chair of Business, Accounting and Management at dcmurphy@geneva.edu.

*Aviation degree affiliation programs with CCBC