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Aviation Management, A.S. 

Build the Career Skills You Need for Aviation Management

DCC's Aviation Management A.S. is your springboard into this dynamic field. A curriculum jam-packed with technical and managerial competencies will equip you with the foundational skills to start or advance your career or transfer to a four-year aviation management program.


Credits in core courses and electives you choose


Years of full-time study for most students (earning college credits in high school can save time)


Preparation for a variety of 4-year colleges and universities

What You'll Study as an Aviation Management Student

Most Aviation Management A.S. graduates transfer to bachelor's degree aviation management programs. Some go right into the job market. Graduates of the program can expect to find employment with airports, airlines, flight departments, fixed-based operations, banks, insurance companies, U.S. Customs, travel agencies and the FAA.

With coursework strongly rooted in business, you'll gain skills in aviation security, safety, operations and airport management.


Sample Courses

AVI 101: Introduction to Flight
Get the info necessary to complete the FAA Private Pilot Knowledge Exam for Airplane/SEL.

PHS 111: Weather and Climate
Intro to energy, temperature, moisture, precipitation and winds that combine to create our weather.

AVI 116: Flight Safety
Intro to safety material, organizations and equipment necessary to conduct safe daily flight operations.


Where Do Aviation Grads Go?

aviation maintenance alumn


“I will never forget my experience at DCC. I learned that I can accomplish anything if I work hard and love what I’m doing – and thanks to DCC, I do love what I am doing! I couldn’t have asked for better professors, advisors, and courses and I would recommend DCC to anyone.”

Sarah Harrison
Customer Service Supervisor, Stewart Airport
Aviation Management Alum

Contact Us

Office of Admissions

101 Orcutt Student Services Center
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Phone: (845) 431-8010

53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601