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BS Major

Aviation Business Administration

Earn a B.S. in Aviation Business Administration and an Associates Degree from CCBC with concentrations in professional piloting, air traffic control, or aerospace management

Flight continues to be a modern miracle. The growing need for aviation business experts is an opportunity to serve the flying public and commercial businesses as part of a higher purpose of being a follower of Christ. Geneva’s dual degree partnership with a top aviation program gives students the highest quality preparation for trustworthy work in the business of aviation and beyond.

Geneva prepares you to make a meaningful impact in your career, community and life.

Nationally Accredited

Geneva’s Aviation Business Administration program is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Partnered with CCBC

Geneva bachelor of science in aviation business and aviation-related associate degree from partner CCBC, the #1 aviation degree program in the nation

FAA Qualification

Graduates from CCBC qualify for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) commercial pilot and flight instructor certification

Key Courses

Business Law

Learn about principles of the law, contracts, agency and employment, business organizations, government regulation, and property.

Biblical Management and Business Ethics

Focus on management challenges and ethical issues from the perspective of a Christian business leader.

International Business

Gain global marketplace expertise, with special focus on international economics, trade theory, and foreign investments.

Strategic Management

Use real-life simulations and computer systems to analyze, formulate, and apply strategic solutions within the workplace.

Experienced & Accomplished Faculty

Combining a Geneva bachelor’s degree with an associate degree from the Community College of Beaver County (CCBC), students can study with a professional pilot or air traffic control track. Geneva’s aviation business administration program is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and partners with CCBC, the #1 aviation degree program in the nation.

Students graduate prepared to enter the workforce as:

  • professional pilots
  • air traffic control specialists
  • aircraft mechanics
  • aircraft carrier operators
  • a variety of other aviation professions

The learning objectives for aviation business majors are:

  1. Students should be able to demonstrate conceptual knowledge of the various functional areas of business.
  2. Students should be able to carry out problem analysis, synthesis, and evaluation utilizing the appropriate techniques, technical applications, and principles to develop business plans and solutions.

Career Outcomes

Graduates who aspire to have an impact in their communities and their careers through a Geneva Education gain expertise in this field enhanced by academics rooted in Christian values and ethics in Geneva’s program.


Of current pilots to retire in the next 10 years—job prospects are ideal for professional pilots


Is an Air Traffic Controllers average annual income

“Students will have numerous options for meaningful service in the aviation professions, management or wherever they go. Literally, the sky is the limit.” - Dr. Denise Murphy-Gerber

Be prepared for careers such as...

  • Professional Pilot
  • Air Traffic Control Specialist
  • Aircraft Mechanic
  • Air Carrier Operator

Further your impact...

  • Operate and manage drones for private and public entities
  • Become a professional pilot for public airlines, corporations, or the military
  • Obtain a Control Tower Operator Certification to elevate your career

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