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BS in Aeronautics: Global Studies

Global Studies

Residential Aeronautics: Global Studies Program

Prepare to serve as a pilot for faith-based aviation organizations. Through the B.S. in Aeronautics: Global Studies, you will gain the knowledge, leadership skills, and strong Christian character you need to succeed in your role.

As students continue to pursue the Global Studies degrees we will consistently strive to create graduates with technical competence and prepare men and women of character.

  • Create graduates with technical competence: Through a combination of both classroom and flight training, you will acquire the following certificates and ratings during your degree program: FAA Airplane Pilot ratings for Private, Instrument, and Commercial Single and Multi-Engine Land. Through elective course options, you may also achieve your Certified Flight Instructor certificate, Certified Flight Instructor – Instrument, and Multi-Engine Instructor certificates.
  • Prepare men and women of character: The purpose of the Global Studies degree program is to prepare you to become an exceptional aviator, who possesses outstanding knowledge, excellent technical skills, sound judgment, professionalism, leadership, and strong Christian character.

In the School of Aeronautics, you also have the opportunity to earn an aircraft maintenance certificate to serve as a mechanic as well as a pilot.

As we seek to fulfill the Great Commission, there is a great need for pilots and mechanics with a heart to serve in the mission field.

Student Achievement Data

Simulation Training Opportunities at Liberty University

Academic Information

Credit Hours

126 credit hours

Program of Study (DCP)

Aeronautics (B.S.): Global Studies Concentration (DCP)

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Courses You Could Take

  • Commercial Flight II (AVIA 326)
  • Aviation Human Factors (AVIA 400)
  • Confined Area Operations (AVIA 450)


  • FAA Part 141 Flight Instruction
  • Financial Aid Available
  • Post-9/11 GI Bill® & Yellow Ribbon Available
  • Regional Airline Hiring Agreements
  • Restricted “Reduced-Hour” Airline Transport Pilot Program
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Start Your Career in Aviation

Important Information

Costs & Financial Aid

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.

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