Bachelor Of Science In Aeronautics In Commercial Corporate Degree
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Years (Avg.)
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Transfer Credits
Up to 75% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Jan 18, 2021
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

See your Future Take Off with Liberty’s Commercial/Corporate Aeronautics Degree

Stand out for all the right reasons. Liberty University has been recognized as one of the largest faith-based collegiate aviation programs in North America. If you are looking to fly for commercial airlines or corporate organizations, we provide aeronautics programs designed to set you up for success!

The aviation industry is positioned to grow extensively over the next 20 years, so now is the time to begin your career in flight. There is a projected need worldwide for over 637,000 pilots, so begin the journey now and earn an aeronautics bachelor’s degree to train in the skills and knowledge you need to impress future employers. Many airline and military recruiters look for Liberty University students to fill the need due to our strong Christian foundation and standard of academic excellence.

Why Choose Liberty’s Commercial/Corporate Bachelor’s Degree?

Earn your bachelor’s from a school that hands you more than a degree. Liberty University’s School of Aeronautics has seen tremendous growth since 2002. What began as four students and one rented aircraft has now developed into almost 400 students and 27 available aircraft!

We believe our success comes from our mission to Train Champions for Christ and the incredible men and women who have championed the program with us, such as Dave Young and Ernie Rogers, retired military personnel. Pursue a degree that prepares you for more with our state-of-the-art training devices, planes, and simulators.

Certifications and Licenses

We offer certifications and licensure through our commercial/corporate bachelor’s degree for the following:

  • Private Pilot
  • Instrument Rating
  • Commercial Pilot
  • Single engine
  • Multi-engine
  • Flight Instructor Rating

What Will You Learn in Our B.S. in Aeronautics?

Our Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics – Commercial/Corporate flight will equip you with the vital knowledge and critical flight skills you need to succeed in your aviation career! Your courses will explore ground theory, corporate aviation practices, human factors in aviation, and GPS instrument navigation. Learn the basics in unmanned aerial systems, advanced aviation safety, and leadership during your educational career with Liberty University.

View the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below to learn more about what you’ll be studying!

Featured Courses

AVIA 325 – Commercial Flight I

AVIA 350 – Airline Operations

AVIA 435 – Advanced Jet Systems

AVIA 436 – Advanced Jet Training

    Degree Information
    Admission Requirements

    Highlights of Our Commercial/Corporate Bachelor’s Degree

    Our aeronautics bachelor’s degrees allow you to obtain licenses even after completing your required commercial pilot. Once you complete your commercial/corporate degree concentration, you have the ability to become a certified flight instructor! While you work and fly with other students, you will be accruing the flight time required to work for airline and corporate pilot positions.

    Because our aeronautics program has been recognized for excellence, we are able to offer students a Restricted Airline Transport Pilot (R-ATP) program that substantially reduces the required flight time. Fast-track your career in commercial and corporate flight so you can focus on what’s important!  

    Some of the other benefits of our bachelor’s degree in commercial and corporate flight are:

    • FAA Part 141 flight instruction
    • Financial aid available for courses and flight training
    • Post-9/11 GI Bill® & Yellow Ribbon program
    • Regional Airline Hiring Agreements

    Commercial/Corporate Bachelor’s Degree Information

    Career Opportunities for Aeronautics Graduates

    Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics with a specialization in Commercial/Corporate will prepare you for positions as a:

    • Certified flight instructor
    • Commercial pilot
    • Corporate pilot
    • Private pilot

    Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

    Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applications must submit the following documents* for admission:

    • Admission application
    • Official high school transcripts
    • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
    • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores
    • Admission essay

    *Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.

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