See your Future Take Off with Liberty’s Commercial/Corporate Aeronautics Degree
Stand out for all the right reasons. Liberty University is 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 modern aircraft!
We believe our success comes from our mission toTrain Champions for Christ and the incredible men and women who have championed the program with us, including many retired military aviators. 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:
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.
AVIA 325 – Commercial Flight I
AVIA 350 – Airline Operations
AVIA 435 – Advanced Jet Systems
AVIA 436 – Advanced Jet Training
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, earn pay, and fly with other students, you will be accruing the flight time required to work for an 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 (US students)
Post-9/11 GI Bill® &Yellow Ribbon program (US students)
Regional Airline Hiring Agreements
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
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:
Official high school transcripts
Official college transcripts (if applicable)
SAT, ACT, or CLT scores (Liberty University has been offering test-optional admission-check for details)
English Proficiency Score Report (TOEFL, IELTS, iTEP, etc.) for non-native English speakers
*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.