Eastern Kentucky University - Aviation
As the only program of its kind in Kentucky, EKU Aviation provides the aerospace industry with the best trained and safest professional pilots, and the most forward thinking managers coming out of academia today.
The Bachelor of Science degree has concentrations in Professional Flight, Aerospace Management, or Aerospace Technology (AT). Besides a general aviation core, aviation students are required to take supporting courses in mathematics, statistics, physics, and business management. Graduates of the program are professionally prepared for all facets of the aerospace and aviation industry to include piloting, flight instruction, aviation management, and aerospace technology.
Nearly 500,000 pilots will be needed over the next 20 years. To meet that extraordinary need, Eastern Kentucky University now boasts one of the nation’s first FAA-approved 1,000-hour power and it is easily accessible across the Commonwealth.