An MBA is a scientific approach to management. It is an advanced business degree that provides a foundation in various business sectors including accounting, finance, marketing, operations management and human resources. Similar to an MBA, a Master of Business Administration in Aviation (MBAA) offers a comprehensive look inside the business world but from an aviation and aerospace perspective — looking at real industry problems.
Offered jointly by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the Singapore Aviation Academy (SAA), the 36-credit hour MBAA program is especially suited for working professionals who want to gain a competitive edge. Classes are limited to 25 students, to ensure you get the attention you need.
Upon completion of the MBAA program, students emerge with:
This program is offered in blended delivery modes so that you can continue working full time through your enrollment. We merge the convenience of night and weekend courses with diverse learning modes:
Most terms begins with two five-day classroom sessions at SAA and continues with online interaction between students and the instructor. The program is designed to be completed in six terms spanning 24 months.
Master of Business Administration in Aviation Degree
Complete the following courses. Some courses listed below may not be available in any given year. The final list for any cohort must be approved by the MBAA Program Chair.
|Aviation Business Core|
|MGMT 524||Management Science|
|MBAA 514||Strategic Marketing Management in Aviation|
|MBAA 517||Managerial Accounting for Decision Making|
|MBAA 518||Managerial Finance|
|MBAA 523||Advanced Aviation Economics|
|Total Core Credits|
|MBAA 522||Business Research Methods|
|MBAA 691||Graduate Aviation Research Project Proposal|
|MBAA 692||Graduate Aviation Research Project|
|MBAA 635||Graduate Capstone Course|
|Total Research/Capstone Credits||12|
|Aviation Business Specialization|
|LGMT 685||Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management|
|MGMT 651||Production and Procurement in Aviation and Aerospace Industries|
|Total Aviation Business Specialization Credits||9|
|Total Degree Requirements|
|Foundation Course (Only required if an applicant does not meet the prerequisite knowledge as defined below in "Application Requirement")|
|BUSW 500||Business Foundations|
All Master of Business Administration in Aviation (MBAA) applicants must have earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited degree-granting institution with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Applicants who already possess a master’s degree or have completed graduate coursework from an accredited degree granting institution must also have a 3.0 CGPA or higher at the graduate level.
Applicants must submit official transcripts from all accredited institutions showing degree completion or courses attempted. Official or unofficial transcripts may be requested to verify prerequisite knowledge.
Prerequisite knowledge is considered in the following areas when making an admission decision:
Students should assume responsibility to ensure the above prerequisite knowledge requirements are satisfied through one of the following methods:
Applicants for whom English is not the primary language must either:
Applicants must submit a statement of purpose and successfully complete an admissions interview with the College of Business Administration chair and admissions committee.
To apply for the MBAA program:
For questions about the application process, contact an Enrollment Advisor at +65 6933 9580 or email@example.com.
Students can start the MBAA degree program in January, June or August. The first four terms will take place in our blended delivery combining classroom instruction during the first 2 weeks of the term with the convenience of online instruction during the remaining 7 weeks. The fifth and sixth terms allow students to begin work on their Graduate Research Project while also choosing two elective courses to be taken online. Students can expect to graduate 24 months after they start the MBAA degree program
Aeronautical University offers the Master of Business Administration in Aviation (MBAA) at the Singapore Aviation Academy (SAA) through the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS). Embry-Riddle's presence at the SAA is evidence of Singapore's interest in high-quality aviation and training as well as opportunities for research and information exchange. The Embry-Riddle MBAA program in Singapore is the same program offered in the United States, Europe and online, with enhancements to satisfy the unique demands of aviation management professionals in Singapore and the surrounding regions.
Visit the Singapore Aviation Academy page for more information.
For the latest tuition information, please visit our Tuition and Scholarships page. Students are not required to make full upfront payment. Course fees are due upon first time enrollment and before the start of each term. Program tuition does not include textbooks and course materials which vary from term to term but can be estimated at SGD 200 per course.
A grant of $2,500 is offered for each sibling of the same family simultaneously enrolled on a full-time basis. Example, two siblings enroll at the same time, but one completes or departs the University before the other sibling, the grant is discontinued for the sibling still enrolled.
Embry-Riddle Asia offers a range of academic merit and demonstrated need based scholarships to new students. The scholarship amounts range from S$1,500 to S$4,500 and are spread across the duration of a student’s degree. Awards are based on a student’s academic merit (CGPA in their undergraduate degree) and demonstrated financial need of the student and/or family. Eligible students are invited to complete a scholarship application after admission to the university. In order to keep the scholarship, a student must maintain a CGPA of 3.00. If a student’s CGPA drops below 3.00 the scholarship will be cancelled for all future terms. The scholarship is only valid for study at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Asia and is not transferable to other locations/campuses at Embry-Riddle. The minimum eligibility requirements are:
Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) offers a tuition fee grant of up to S$40,000 of the program fees to Singaporean or Singapore Permanent Resident participants from qualifying companies with at least 30% aviation revenues. Candidates will be eligible for funding under CAAS's Aviation Leaders Development Program. Read more on the ALDP grant.