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Aviation at SEU

The Aviation Pilot Program at Southeastern University offers accessible and affordable degrees that can lead to a rapid career boost even before you finish college. This program allows all flight training courses to be completed in the first few semesters, so you can become a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) while you continue to complete the requirements of your degree either online or face-to-face in a traditional classroom.

Associate of Applied Science
Professional Pilot

The AAS degree in Professional Pilot is designed for students desiring an accelerated path directly into a career as a pilot.

It requires 62 credit hours, of which 33 are earned toward the major, including 27 credit hours earned for ground and flight training. The remaining 29 hours include general education.

All non-flight courses are offered in an online or blended delivery format.

Bachelor of Science in Business and Professional Leadership
Professional Pilot Track

This degree prepares graduates to enter the aviation workforce as aviators and entry-level managerial or administrative roles. All non-flight courses are offered in an online or blended delivery format. Ideal for transfer students, or for students who are already flying professionally and need the flexibility of online courses in order to complete their bachelor’s degree.

Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management
Professional Pilot Track

This program prepares graduates to enter the aviation workforce as aviators and in entry-level managerial or administrative roles.

The program is ideal for students desiring a full-time, residential program to prepare them for the aviation industry while still enjoying a traditional, campus-based college experience.


Program Specifics

The Southeastern University Aviation Pilot Programs prepare graduates to enter the workforce as commercial pilots, flight instructors, air taxi pilots, corporate pilots or first officers for commuter airlines. Graduates will earn the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Commercial Pilot Certificate, with Single and Multi-Engine Land class ratings with an Instrument Rating, Certified Flight Instructor Certificate. Students may choose a Regional Airline Transition course or a Practicum to build flight hours and other employable skills for the aviation industry.