Commercial Aviation

Department of Commercial Aviation

Delta State University’s Department of Commercial Aviation is the state university system’s only undergraduate and graduate aviation programs. Our students are prepared for a variety of opportunities in the aviation industry including the airlines, aircraft manufacturing, airport management, air traffic control, military aviation, and logistics.

Graduates of our program would serve as members of professional flight crews, air traffic control specialists, and executives with supervisory and managerial responsibilities at all levels. The Department of Commercial Aviation offers a Bachelor of Commercial Aviation (BCA) in Flight Operations and Aviation Management with a concentration in Logistics, and a Master of Commercial Aviation (MCA).

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Mission Statement

The Department of Commercial Aviation’s mission is to provide a quality educational experience at the undergraduate and graduate level in the field of aviation and logistics. Graduates of this program will have the skills to perform in professional flight crews and as executives with supervisory and managerial responsibilities at all levels in the aviation sector.

Check Out Our Videos

Delta State’s Commercial Aviation Program is featured in FedEx Express’ new video about its Purple Runway Aviation Scholarship Program. We are receiving $500,000 from FedEx for aviation scholarships—$100,000 a year for five years.

For a more lighthearted view of our program, watch the video below.

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Interim Department Chair

Joe Saia
P: (662) 846-4205
F: (662) 846-4214

Address and Mailing

Department of Commercial Aviation
College of Business and Aviation
DSU Box 3203 Gibson-Gunn 114
Cleveland, MS 38733