About CBU Aviation Science

CBU aviation science has been developed for those who have a passion for aviation in whatever capacity. Even if you don't currently share the passion, CBU aviation science can definitely develop that passion in you. Are you passionate about becoming a pilot? an airport manager or FBO manager? a flight attendant? an airline dispatcher? Are you passionate about missionary aviation or operating drones and UAS? With a passion for aviation and your future career, CBU aviation science is the place for you!

Whether you have some aviation experience or none at all, the majors and courses within the Department of Aviation Science have been developed with your future success in mind. 

The CBU aviation science learning experience is:

  • Hands-on 
  • Expert-led 
  • Challenging 
  • Personal 
  • Leadership-driven
  • Spiritually challenging

All aviation science students will graduate with in-depth knowledge of the aviation industry, including:

  • Airlines
  • Airports
  • FBOs
  • Laws and regulations 
  • Labor issues 
  • Safety and security 
  • Aircraft operating characteristics 
  • Aerodynamics 
  • Meteorology 
  • International aviation environment 
  • Human factors 
  • Environmental issues 
  • Airline management issues and practices

Additionally, students will obtain a solid foundation in traditional general education topics, such as English, history, science and mathematics. Since CBU is a Christian university, students will also deepen their understanding in Christian studies. Most importantly, students will graduate with a degree in aviation science from a top-ranked private Christian college that is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Students will be in small classes that allow for quality interaction among students and with the professor. In fact, the average student-faculty ratio at CBU is 21:1 and the university has 48% of classes with fewer than 20 students.

Aviation Dispatch Major

Aviation Flight Major

Aviation Inflight Services Major

Aviation Management Major

Aviation Unmanned Systems Major 


Aviation Science Lab Fees