2020 Most Affordable Online Master's in Aviation Programs

2020 Most Affordable Aviation Masters Degrees Badge

This list highlights 12 schools, all of which offer affordable online master's in aviation programs. The University of Central Missouri, our top-ranked school, has the lowest tuition on the list at only $5,854 per year. Second-ranked Delta State University is a similarly affordable option, with an annual tuition of only $6,255. Classes include Air Traffic Administration, Air Transportation, Applied Meteorology, Aviation Safety, Human Factors, and Multi-Engine Flight.

You can read more about our ranked schools below or browse our rankings of the most affordable online bachelor's in aviation degrees. View our methodology or learn more about OnlineU.

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  • Annual Tuition: $5,854
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,187
  • Example Classes: Aircraft Accident Investigation; Airport Planning & Design; Aviation Safety Program Management; Aviation Systems Safety & Risk Management; Current Literature & Research in Safety

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Aviation Safety
  • Annual Tuition: $6,255
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 640
  • Example Classes: Air Traffic Administration; Air Transportation; Applied Meteorology; Aviation Safety; Human Factors; Multi-Engine Flight

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Commercial Aviation
  • Annual Tuition: $9,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 836
  • Example Classes: Aviation Accident Investigation; Aviation Security; Corporate Aviation Operations and Management; Human Factors in Man-Machine Systems; Impact of Aviation on Human Physiology; Situational Awareness and Decision-Making

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS Human Factors in Aeronautics (Non-Thesis Option)
  • MSA Aviation Management
  • MSA Aviation Safety
  • Annual Tuition: $9,405
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,328
  • Example Classes: Airline Labor Relations and Law; Aviation Economics; Aviation Management Theory; Ethics in Aerospace; General issues in Aviation/Aerospace; Survey of Space Studies

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Aviation
  • Master of Science in Aviation - Human Factors
  • Master of Science in Aviation - Management
  • Master of Science in Aviation - Safety
  • Master of Science in Aviation - Unmanned Aircraft Systems
  • Annual Tuition: $10,506
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 309
  • Example Classes: Airline Management; Aviation Cybersecurity Management; Aviation Financial and Contract Management; Impact of Emerging Technology on Aviation; Organizational Behavior in the Aviation Environment

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Business Administration - Aviation
  • Master of Business Administration - Aviation Cybersecurity
  • Master of Science in Aviation
  • Master of Science in Aviation Cybersecurity
  • Annual Tuition: $11,625
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 10,739
  • Example Classes: Aviation Leadership; Human Error and Safety; Management and Design of Instructional Systems; Operational Assessment and Improvement; Transportation Security

Online Master's Degrees

  • Interdisciplinary MS in Engineering - Aeronautics and Astronautics (Non-Thesis)
  • Interdisciplinary MS in Engineering - Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering (Thesis)
  • MS in Aeronautics and Astronautics Aerospace Engineering
  • MS in Aviation and Aerospace Management
  • Annual Tuition: $11,713
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,702
  • Example Classes: Air Traffic Control Human Factors; Aviation /Aerospace Accident Investigation and Analysis; Aviation/Aerospace Psychology; Aviation/Aerospace Safety Program Management; International Aviation Policy; Unmanned Aerospace Systems Operations and Payloads

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Aviation Maintenance
  • Master of Business Administration in Aviation
  • Master of Business Administration in Aviation - Accounting
  • Master of Business Administration in Aviation - Finance
  • Master of Business Administration in Aviation - Information Technology
  • Master of Business Administration in Aviation - International Business
  • Annual Tuition: $12,024
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 717
  • Example Classes: Aviation Economics and Fiscal Management; Aviation Safety and Security Programs Management; Data Analytics for the Aviation Industry; Human Resource Management and Labor Relations in Aviation

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Applied Science And Technology - Aviation Management
  • Annual Tuition: $13,428
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,379
  • Example Classes: Airport Design; Anthropometric Factors in Accident Prevention; Aviation History; Environmental Policy; International Aviation Systems; Safety Technology and Engineering

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Aeronautical Science
  • Master of Science in Aeronautical Science - Aviation Education
  • Master of Science in Aeronautical Science - Aviation Management
  • Master of Science in Aeronautical Science - Safety and Security Management
  • Annual Tuition: $14,400
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,089
  • Example Classes: Human Resource Management and Labor Relations in the Aviation and Transportation Industry; Planning Strategically for Aviation and Transportation Projects; Quality Management Systems for Aviation and Transportation Safety; Regulation of the Aviation and Transportation Industry; Research Methods and Applications in Aviation and Transportation; Topics in Aviation and Transportation

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS in Aviation and Transportation (Non-Thesis Option)
  • MS in Aviation and Transportation (Thesis Option)
  • Annual Tuition: $14,898
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 4,093
  • Example Classes: Advanced Aviation Security; Aerospace Executive Decision Making; Aerospace Law; Ethics in Aviation; Historical Significance of Aviation; Space Science

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Aviation and Space
  • Annual Tuition: $21,952
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,565
  • Example Classes: Air Cargo Security; Aviation Industry Contract Management; Human Error Analysis in Aviation; Individual Investigation in Aeronautics; Legal and Regulatory Issues for Air Cargo Management; Weather for Aviation Logistics Planning

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Aviation Management and Logistics (Capstone)
  • Master of Science in Aviation Management and Logistics (Thesis)