Bachelor of Science in Aviation Logistics

The Department of Marketing, Logistics, & Operations Management at the University of North Texas is dedicated to providing its students with well-rounded, state-of-the-art education in the modern principles of logistics and allied disciplines. The department prepares its students for a rewarding career in logistics as practitioners and academics, with the help of an innovative curriculum and dynamic programs.

Career Paths

Many different types of jobs are available in the field of aviation and logistics! The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics includes many different categories of “flight crew” jobs (working in the airplane) and over 100 specific (in 20 categories) aviation logistics jobs on the ground. Out of the 495,610 jobs classified under Air Transportation, pilots, copilots, and flight engineers combined represent only around 15% of the total. Some career areas in aviation logistics and associated salaries:

Airport Chief Executive $156,310
Transportation Manager $90,040
Airport Operations Manager $101,080
Logistician $53,340
Purchasing Manager $90,880
Cargo/Freight Agent $37,740
Maintenance Supervisor $69,400
Dispatcher $51,800
Air Traffic Controller $98,280
Cargo Handling Supervisor $42,580

As a graduating senior, you can expect entry level salaries to range from $35,000 to over $55,000 a year. Variables which will affect your beginning salary level include geographic region, educational background, the general state of the economy, the supply of graduates available, related experience, internship, and, last but not least, the ability to "sell" yourself.

General Requirements

Certain Core Requirements are necessary to complete the Bachelor of Science degree in the field of Aviation Logistic