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BS in Aeronautics: Military

Residential Aeronautics: Military Concentration Program

Pursue a career as a pilot in military services including active duty, reserve, and National Guard forces as well as Air Force and Army ROTC. Through the Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics: Military concentration, you will gain the knowledge, leadership skills, and strong Christian character you need to succeed in your role.

As students pursue the Military degree, we 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 and Instrument during their degree program.
  • Prepare men and women of character: The purpose of the Military degree program is to prepare you to become exceptional aviators who possess outstanding knowledge, excellent technical skills, sound judgment, professionalism, leadership, and strong Christian character. These qualities will prepare you to serve in the U.S. military.

The U.S. military needs pilots who possess outstanding character and leadership skills. At Liberty University School of Aeronautics, you will be mentored by faculty who served our nation in careers as military leaders and pilots.

Note: this program is not a military pilot commissioning ascension program. For more information on military pilot commissioning ascension, you must contact Air Force ROTC or Army ROTC.

Student Achievement Data

Simulation Training Opportunities at Liberty University

Academic Information

Credit Hours

123 credit hours

Program of Study

Aeronautics (B.S.): Military Cognate

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Courses You Could Take

  • Introduction of Space Flight (AVIA 250)
  • Aviation Leadership (AVIA 245)
  • Airplane Aerodynamics (AVIA 305)
  • Instrument Flight (AVIA 320)

Start Your Career in Aviation


  • 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

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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