Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics: Commercial/Corporate


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Program Description

See your Future Take Off with Liberty University’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, Liberty provides 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 their 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!

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

Certifications and Licenses

Liberty offers certifications and licensure through their 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 Liberty's B.S. in Aeronautics?

Their 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 of unmanned aerial systems, advanced aviation safety, and leadership during your educational career with Liberty University.

Highlights of Liberty's Commercial/Corporate Bachelor’s Degree

Their 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 an airline and corporate pilot positions.

Because Liberty's 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 Liberty's 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

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:

  • Private Pilot
  • Commercial Pilot
  • Certified Flight Instructor
  • Corporate 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.

Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life. Wit ... Read More

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life. With more than 500 degrees and certificates, Liberty offers programs in fields such as medicine, religion, law, aviation, cinematic arts, psychology, business, and more. All of Liberty’s courses are taught from a Christian worldview by professors who regard teaching as more than a job — it’s their calling. Read less