The degree program in Commercial Aviation prepares persons for careers as airline pilots, or in a variety of aviation-related fields, such as corporate aviation, general aviation, aviation-related business, airport operations, and governmental regulation of aviation.It does so by offering studies in aviation, management, business operations, human resources, transportation, logistics and aviation administration. These studies are combined with flight labs, experiential learning, and internships in an aviation setting. Aviation training is provided by professional aviation instruction certified by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Note: Aviation students must have a Valid Class A FAA Aviation Medical Certificate conducted by an FAA medical examiner. The exam usually costs about $120 and lasts 5 years. This should be completed no later than the student’s first flight. A background check is also required.
For information on careers in this and other disciplines students should consult the career counselor located in 211 Wilder Tower, 678-2068.