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School of Aviation and Transportation Technology (Graduate)

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Department/School Head:

Thomas Frooninckx, Managing Director and Interim Head of the School of Aviation and Transportation Technology

Academic Programs:

Master’s and Ph.D. Programs

Purdue University’s School of Aviation and Transportation Technology provides a comprehensive education leading to the Master of Science in Aviation and Aerospace Management and a Ph.D. in Aviation and Technology Management.  Coursework options address grand challenges in aviation/aerospace safety, sustainable aviation operations, and quality management/workforce development. All students are expected to acquire a broad background in aviation management practices and in the design of quantitative and qualitative methods necessary for research in the field. The MS degree program may include a research-oriented thesis and the Ph.D. program requires a research-oriented dissertation.

Graduate Certificates:



Combined Degree Programs: (Undergraduate Degree / Master’s Degree)

The School of Aviation & Transportation Technology offers a program to qualifying undergraduates who wish to earn both their bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Click here for more information

Regular Graduate Faculty by Rank:


Mary E. Johnson 
Manoj S. Patankar
David L. Stanley
Ronald Sterkenburg

Associate Professor

Brian G. Dillman
Sergey Dubikovsky
Yi Gao
Thomas C. Hagovsky
Sarah Hubbard
Joseph Hupy
Chien-tsung Lu
John Mott
Timothy D. Ropp
James M. Thom

Assistant Professor

Jason Cutter
John M. Davis
Julius Keller
Damon Lercel
Joseph Sobieralski
Peng Hao Wang
Tracy Yother

Special Graduate Faculty by Rank

Paul Behnke
Thomas B. Frooninckx
John V. Sabel
Stewart W. Schreckengast
Michael W. Suckow


    DoctoralMaster’sGraduate Certificate


      Aviation Technology

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