Dual Degree with Tiffin University
The American University in Switzerland and Tiffin University, based in Ohio, United States, are delighted to offer students the opportunity to receive a degree from Tiffin University in addition to their bachelor’s degree from AUS.

Students will have the opportunity to complete dual degrees in a range of subject areas, including; management and international business, sports management and sports marketing, and sports management and athletic administration.

At AUS and Tiffin University, we put our students at the center of what we do. This opportunity enables students to fully immerse themselves in an international environment providing the platform for extensive educational and career benefits. With access to guest professors, the possibility of a semester abroad, or an international internship, students' opportunities are life-changing.
IATA Authorized Training Center
The American University in Switzerland is proud to be recognized as an official IATA Authorized Training Center.

Offering a degree with a specialization in Aviation Management and specific IATA certified training courses enables students to gain expert industry knowledge from a global organization in air transport. Courses available to students will complement the AUS curriculum and give real-industry insight to support academic knowledge.

Topics such as Air Transport Fundamentals provide an overview of the air transportation system and illustrate the interdependencies among its various components, and Aviation Security Awareness, which looks at introducing security measures and regulations to keep the industry safe.

This opportunity provides students a real advantage when seeking employment by showcasing their expertise and applied knowledge through gaining industry-recognized certifications.

Master of International
Business Administration

Program Overview
Conveniently located near the company headquarters, The International Aviation Transportation Association (IATA), AUS is uniquely positioned to offer its students access to knowledgeable professors, internships, and IATA certification unparalleled by any other institute of Higher Learning.

While at AUS, the student will acquire the necessary skills to fast-track their management career in aviation management. Grounded in cutting-edge business theory, the student will learn to sell ideas while establishing, implementing, and overseeing an organization's aviation structure.
Collaborated with IATA Authorized Training Center
with a specialization in Aviation Management
Duration
2 years
Entry Dates
September / January / April
Study Mode
Full-time
Credits
90 CH | 120 ECTS
Language
English
Next Intake:
September 2021
Why Aviation Management?
According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the number of air travelers will balloon to 7.2 billion in 2035, a near doubling of current levels. This trend is supported by the growth of the middle class in China and its impact on domestic travels, and the Asia Pacific's economic rise as an international destination.
Aviation Management provides pertinent knowledge of the aviation industry and provides students with the business skills necessary to enter this industry. The career opportunities range from Airport Management to Aviation Law and offer travel opportunities within a multicultural environment.
Ever-evolving theory and real-world practical examples
All courses are taught onsite by AUS professors, distinguished leaders in air transportation, hospitality, and business management. The curriculum comprises ever-evolving theory and real-world practical examples, and internships are required for candidates during their third term of study.
Internship Opportunities
To support internship placement, AUS is partnering with leaders in the aviation field. PrivatPort is a company backed by Swissport International Ltd, which provides best-in-class airport ground services on behalf of more than 50 client-companies for over 25 million passengers annually in 50 countries.
Key Modules:
Airline Customer Service

Airline Marketing

Airline Revenue Management

Air Transport Fundamentals

Emerging Technologies

Introduction to the Airline Industry

Overview of the Air Transportation System

A normal course of study to complete a MIBA program over two years requires:
A normal course of study to complete a MIBA program over two years requires:
Internship opportunities
Whether the student aspires to manage a leading company, have their own business, or work for a family-run business, AUS provides the tools to follow the desired career path.
What you'll get?
Expert industry knowledge from a global organization in air transport
The American University in Switzerland is proud to be recognized as an official IATA Authorized Training Center.

Offering a degree with a specialization in Aviation Management and specific IATA certified training courses enables students to gain expert industry knowledge from a global organization in air transport.
IATA Authorized Training Center
Studying Aviation Management, you could progress into careers including:
Freight and Cargo Management
Airline Management
Passenger Services
Airport Security Management
Aviation Support Services
Immigration and Customs
Accommodation for students
AUS has several full-furnished single and shared rooms, studios and apartments within a five-kilometer radius of the campus
Discover Switzerland
with AUS
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Switzerland is an exceptional location
to live, study and work
Its cultural diversity, magnificent landscape, and innovative environment offer first-class conditions for personal well-being and career achievement.
With its fantastic cuisine, four national languages, horology eminence, and more than 1.5 million cows, Switzerland offers an international study experience like no other.
Get Master’s degree in Aviation Management certified by IATA
Next Intake:
September 2021