Spend part of your winter break in sunny Brazil! On the Brazil: Business in Aviation program, students will have an up-close view of the rapidly growing Brazilian aviation industry including many opportunities to learn about the field form current industry professionals.
While visiting Rio de Janeiro, the most visited city in the southern hemisphere, students will tour the famous Tijuca Forest on the way to see Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado Mountain. The group will also travel to Sao Paulo, a hub for Azul Airlines, for a visit to the National Civil Aviation Authority and Civil Aeronautic School of Brazil.
Real World Experience - Students will have to opportunity to tour Embraer, one of the fastest growing global aircraft manufactures in the aviation industry. Students gain hands-on experience by completing a real world consulting project for Embraer.
AVN 4800 Business in Aviation: Operations, Marketing and Management
This 3 credit course fulfills the Tier III requirement. Students will gain a deeper understanding of business aviation and have the opportunity to observe real world issues and consider solutions to problems that corporations face in daily operations. This course is certified through the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and students can earn accreditation hours toward the NBAA Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) program.
Average Course Load
1 course (3 US credits)
Language of Instruction
Winter Break 2013:
Departure: January 2
Program ends: January 11
$2,275* + Ohio University Tuition*
*Cost may change at any time due to the current exchange rate.
This program is open to all students in good standing. Students on probation at the start of the study abroad program will not be allowed to participate; there is an appeal process for those with B-level violations. Click Here to read the entire judicial policy.
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Office of Education Abroad
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