Delta State University is one of the premier choices for students who desire a career as a professional pilot. Industry professionals agree that Delta State University graduates display the highest levels of proficiency and professionalism which make them prime candidates for positions in today’s aviation marketplace . Virtually all graduates of Delta State University’s aviation program advance to excellent positions with professional corporate, charter, regional, and major air lines, as well as the military.
The Flight Operations Degree provides students with the knowledge and skills to pursue a professional pilot career. Through a combination of both classroom and flight training, a student majoring in Flight Operations will acquire the following certificates and ratings: Private Pilot Instrument Multi-engine, Commercial, Certified Flight Instructor, and Certified Instrument Flight Instructor. Training culminates in a Bachelor of Commercial Aviation degree within 4 years.
The Aviation Management Degree prepares students for supervisory and managerial responsibilities at all levels in the aviation field including the airlines, air traffic control, and military aviation.
The Master of Commercial Aviation program provides students with a focused understanding of aviation concepts and operations. This 30 hour program is oriented towards aviation management and aviation education, and is taught 100% on line.