Doctorate Degrees in Aviation

Compare 4 PhD Programs in Aviation

A Doctor of Philosophy is a high-level degree that can focus on any academic field. Most PhD programs serve as the last education for students, because it is the highest degree available. It can take full-time scholars three years or more to finish this type of program.

What is a PhD in Aviation? It is a high-level study of aviation, which looks at the new techniques and emerging safety applications for the aeronautics industry. Many doctorate programs are research based but may also include lectures, projects and workshops. The exact courses required for this degree may be similar to quantitative research methods in aviation, the economic environment of aviation, human factors in aviation, aviation organizational dynamics, user-centered design in aviation and management of systems engineering.

This education helps participants develop strong problem-solving skills and critical thinking. Scholars may even improve their leadership skills. These improved abilities can make it easier to succeed in life both professionally and personally.

Many students want to know the tuition before committing to a school. Because there are so many factors that can affect cost, applicants may need to contact a university directly to get an accurate estimate.

A PhD in Aviation can lead to a variety of meaningful careers within the aeronautics industry. Some graduates may use this education to start or continue successful careers as aviation instructors, flight crew attendants, technical representatives, aviation policymakers, professors, researchers, air traffic controllers and pilots. All students may have slightly different opportunities based on their previous education and work experience. Most scholars do not use a PhD as a foundation for more education, but some could enroll in another doctorate program.

You may be able to find aviation programs at the doctorate level at universities around the world. Some schools even offer online courses. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Phd Program "Dynamics, Ballistics, Traffic Control Of Flying Machines"

Samara National Research University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Russia Samara

The main objective of the program is to train highly qualified personnel in the field of dynamics and control the spatial (angular) motion of spacecraft and satellites (including micro-devices and nano-class) on the passive and active parts of the orbital motion, followed by the assignment of a scientific degree of PhD. [+]

The main objective of the program is to train highly qualified personnel in the field of dynamics and control the spatial (angular) motion of spacecraft and satellites (including micro-devices and nano-class) on the passive and active parts of the orbital motion, followed by the assignment of a scientific degree of PhD.

As part of the training and dissertation examines characteristics of free and forced motion and control the dynamics of space systems and devices / satellites in the presence of external and internal disturbances of different nature, including the existence of gravitational and electromagnetic fields of the planets as well as the effect of the dissipative and eksitativnyh effects (atmospheres of planets, the internal effects friction, etc.).... [-]


Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (Ph.D.)

The George Washington University - School of Engineering & Applied Science
Campus Full time 4 - 6 years September 2018 USA District of Columbia

The Department's doctoral program is a research-focused degree program with the objective of preparing students for a life of scholarship in their field of interest. Central to the program is original thesis research, which substantially advances the state-of-the-art in the field. Coursework to strengthen the command of the chosen discipline and enhance mathematical skills is also required. [+]

Program Overview

The Department's doctoral program is a research-focused degree program with the objective of preparing students for a life of scholarship in their field of interest. Central to the program is original thesis research, which substantially advances the state-of-the-art in the field. Coursework to strengthen the command of the chosen discipline and enhance mathematical skills is also required. Thesis research is directed by the thesis advisor, with input from a small committee of faculty, which is selected for their expertise in the chosen field of study. Students will have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge research and contribute to our effort to advance basic and applied sciences. We welcome students with outstanding records who will also have the motivation and drive to become leaders in their chosen field of study.... [-]


Ph.D. in Aviation

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Asia
Online & Campus Combined Part time August 2018 Singapore

You’ve earned your bachelor’s and master’s degrees, but you desire more. To take your education to an even higher level, Embry-Riddle offers a Ph.D. in Aviation. The first Ph.D. in aviation offered in the United States, this innovative program is designed to prepare students like you with cognitive research skills necessary to solve acute problems facing the field of aviation and to advance the discipline. [+]

Overview

You’ve earned your bachelor’s and master’s degrees, but you desire more. To take your education to an even higher level, Embry-Riddle offers a Ph.D. in Aviation. The first Ph.D. in aviation offered in the United States, this innovative program is designed to prepare students like you with cognitive research skills necessary to solve acute problems facing the field of aviation and to advance the discipline.

Through the Ph.D. program, aviation professionals get the chance to pursue the discipline in a diverse, intellectually versatile, multidisciplinary environment.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University offers this program primarily online with the inclusion of three six-day residencies in partnership with the Singapore Aviation Academy. This way, you can continue working while you get your degree.... [-]


PhD in Aviation

Singapore Aviation Academy
Campus Full time 3 - 7 years August 2018 Singapore Singapore Online

The PhD in Aviation is designed to prepare you with cognitive research skills necessary to solve acute problems facing the field of aviation and advance the discipline. Through the PhD programme, you will get a chance to pursue the discipline in a diverse, intellectually versatile and multi-disciplinary environment. [+]

PhD in Aviation (jointly organised with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, US)

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

The PhD in Aviation is designed to prepare you with cognitive research skills necessary to solve acute problems facing the field of aviation and advance the discipline. Through the PhD programme, you will get a chance to pursue the discipline in a diverse, intellectually versatile and multi-disciplinary environment.

The Singapore Aviation Academy, in partnership with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, offers this programme primarily online with the inclusion of 3 6-day residencies. This way, you can continue working while pursuing your degree. The PhD programme is open to aviation professionals who include flight crew members, air traffic controllers, industry technical representatives, aviation educators, government employees and others wishing to advance their knowledge and enhance their careers.... [-]