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School of Aeronautics

Aviation Training at a Christian University

Prepare for success in the field of aeronautics with a degree from Liberty University. As one of the largest faith-based collegiate aviation programs in North America, our School of Aeronautics will train you with the skills to lead in the aviation field.

Become a pilot or an unmanned aerial systems operator through our residential B.S. in Aeronautics. Or, as an online student, get a B.S. in Aviation degree through our Flight Training Affiliate program. Both degrees are FAA approved for the 1000-hour Restricted Air Transport Pilot program.

Learn how to lead in the aviation maintenance industry through the B.S. in Aviation Maintenance with Management and Unmanned Aerial System Cognates. The maintenance program includes a 12-month accelerated certificate course that will prepare you for FAA Airframe and Powerplant mechanic licensure. Our Center for Autonomous Systems & Machines (CASM) creates partnerships with organizations, so students can conduct research directly with industry professionals.

Experienced faculty who are grounded in their faith will help you develop the skills you need for leadership and success in whatever field you choose.

Or, get a B.S. in Aviation Administration and prepare for an exciting career in airport management, airline operations, aviation business or government, and a host of other professions in the aerospace industry.

TrophiesLoening Trophy: 2017 and 2018 winner of the prestigious Loening Trophy awarded to the outstanding all-around collegiate aviation program in the United States.

American Airlines Safety Award: 2016, 2017, and 2018 winner of the American Airlines Safety Award.


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Liberty University
School of Aeronautics

939 Airport Rd.
Lynchburg, VA 24502

(434) 582-2183
(434) 582-2574 (fax)

(434) 582-7728


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