College of Aviation
Meet the Dean
Prior to assuming his current role as Dean of the College of Aviation, Dr. Timothy Holt served a twenty-two year career in the United States Navy, retiring as a Chief Petty Officer. A Naval Aircrewman while on active duty, he operated on both fixed wing (P-3 Orion) and rotary wing (MH-60S KnightHawk) aircraft logging over 2,500 hours as both...
Students in this course learn how to manage ground-based tasks vital to airline operations in preparation to take the FAA Dispatcher Written Examination.
Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics — Fixed-Wing Program
The Aeronautical Science Fixed-Wing Degree blends flight training with rigorous academic study in a unique manner that provides a strong foundation for a career as a leader in the aviation industry, including airlines, corporate, commercial, and the military. This approach to aviation education gives the student added value over traditional flight training programs by focusing on the skills and knowledge required by today’s industry.
Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics — Rotary-Wing Program
The Aeronautical Science Rotary-Wing Degree blends flight training with rigorous academics to provide a strong foundation for careers in corporate, commercial, or military aviation in a rotary-wing aircraft.
Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics
The Aeronautics Degree was conceived and developed specifically for people who work or have worked in aviation careers. The curriculum was designed to build upon the aviation knowledge and skill students bring with them from their training and experience. The combination of a student's aviation education and the required and elective courses in Aeronautical Science, Business, Computer Science, Economics, Communication, Humanities, Social Science, Mathematics, Physical Science, along with professional development, prepare graduates for career growth and increased responsibility.
Bachelor of Science in Air Traffic Management
As one of the few FAA-approved Air Traffic Control programs in the country, we’ll put you on the cutting edge of system changes that will introduce new methods and means for managing the world’s aviation arteries.
Bachelor of Science in Meteorology
(Beginning the Fall Semester of 2020)
As corporations pay more attention to the climate’s impact on business, they are including weather professionals at the decision-making level. In the Meteorology program, you’ll focus on the theory and study of climatology, as well as its applications to industrial and business operations.
Bachelor of Science in Unmanned Aircraft Systems
The increasing use of unmanned aircraft systems has created high demand for graduates prepared to engage in surveillance and data collection in this exciting field.
Master of Science in Safety Science
Safety is a critical part of aviation, manufacturing, and industrial design. The Master of Science in Safety Science (MSSS) degree program qualifies you for specialized positions in a rapidly growing, highly paid, and exciting field and provides job placement assistance upon graduation.
Winners of 12 national championships, the Golden Eagles had notable team and individual accomplishments to complement their third place SAFECON Championship finish.