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Capitol Technology University Course Catalog

    Apr 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Course Catalog 
2023-2024 Course Catalog

Aeronautical Science, Ph.D.

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The Doctor of Philosophy in Aeronautical Science is designed to meet the demands for the highest skilled professionals to become the leaders who will be involved in the advancement, expansion, and support of commercial, military, or private aviation. Graduates will contribute significantly to the aviation field through the creation of new knowledge and ideas. They will contribute to the body of knowledge at a critical point, as the entire sector expands and incorporates increasing technology. Students who complete the program can expect to fill executive and senior-level management positions in commercial, military, logistics, manufacturing, and operations.

All required courses are offered exclusively online in an 16-week asynchronous format.

Student Outcomes

Upon graduation, graduates will be able to

  • Integrate and synthesize alternate, divergent, or contradictory perspectives or ideas fully within the field of aviation.
  • Present scholarly work on aviation via appropriate communication channels.
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge and competencies in aviation.
  • Analyze existing theories to draw data-supported conclusions in aviation.
  • Execute a plan to complete a significant piece of scholarly research in aviation.
  • Evaluate the legal, social, economic, environmental, and ethical impact of actions within aviation and demonstrate advanced knowledge and competency to Integrate the results in the leadership decision-making process.
  • Evaluate how aviation affects the regions through pollution, noise, logistics, safety and environment levels for its community.
  • Address the need for sustainability of both aircraft and operations to have limited impact of resources.

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