Aviation Security, B.S.

Help find and fix the flaws in modern-day Aviation Security.

Post-9/11 progress in Aviation Security has been tremendous. The partnership of airports, airlines, pilots and personnel with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Defense - have helped enhance aviation security while preserving passenger rights and comfort. But, the evolving security of the aviation industry continues to be a national concern - and trained professionals are in high demand.

More and more employers are looking for specific individuals with a comprehensive skill set. Lewis University is uniquely positioned to provide students with this comprehensive education utilizing curriculum from two of our biggest and most highly regarded departments: Aviation and Transportation Studies and Justice, Law and Public Safety Studies.

With this collaborative coursework, you will be professionally prepared in regards to aviation, airports and air travel security; the laws, policies, procedures and systems that impact security response; and best practices for ensuring top-notch security, prevention and protection.

Your degree in Aviation Security will prepare you for a professional career helping to protect transportation centers, passengers and cargo, working for:
  • An airport
  • An airline
  • Transportation of Safety Administration (TSA)
  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • Department of Defense (DOD)
Recommended Minors
Pair your Aviation Security degree with a minor in Cyber Security Science.

Start customizing your Aviation Security program curriculum today!