Aeronautics (M.S.) - Aviation Safety

Aeronautics (M.S.) - Aviation Safety

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
AVIA 505Aviation Context & Foundations3
AVIA 525Applied Aviation Research3
AVIA 543Ethics in Aerospace Decision Making3
AVIA 572Applied Human Factors3
AVIA 605Aviation Law3
AVIA 680Capstone Proposal3
AVIA 681Capstone Project3
Total Hours21
Aviation Safety Cognate
AVIA 573Safety Culture Methods3
AVIA 574Graduate Safety Analysis3
AVIA 575Contemporary Issues in Aviation Safety3
Total Hours9

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 30 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
AVIA 505 Aviation Context & Foundations 3
AVIA 525 Applied Aviation Research 3
AVIA 543 Ethics in Aerospace Decision Making 3
AVIA 572 Applied Human Factors 3
Second Semester
AVIA 573 Safety Culture Methods 3
AVIA 605 Aviation Law 3
AVIA 574 Graduate Safety Analysis 3
AVIA 680 Capstone Proposal 3
Third Semester
AVIA 575 Contemporary Issues in Aviation Safety 3
AVIA 681 Capstone Project 3
 Total Hours30
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