About Aviation

With experienced aviation management instructors, a fleet of 19 aircraft, and six state-of-the-art flight simulators, CWU Aviation programs prepare you for a rewarding career in the Aviation Industry. Whether your future is in the cockpit, on the tarmac, in the control tower, or in an airline executive suite, the Department of Aviation at CWU is here for your future

Why Study Aviation at CWU?

Across the nation, qualified pilots and aviation management professionals are needed.


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Flight Training Information

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Why Study Aviation at CWU?

CWU’s Department of Aviation can help guide you through the process of becoming a pilot or aviation management professional. Allow our airline pathway programs guide your professional development and create valuable industry connections. 

Degree Options

Learn more about our degree options through our Program Finder.


For general university admissions information, contact the Office of Admissions. For advising information, contact Academic Advising 


The CWU Aviation program boasts a nearly 90% job placement rate in the industry 

Growing numbers of women are advancing in all aviation career fields and interests. CWU’s Women in Aviation International chapter pushes the agenda for all aviation students to have opportunities to network with aviation professionals, fellow peers, and students. 

CWU News

CWU selects new executive director of Institutional Effectiveness

September 21, 2023


State of the University address scheduled for September 29

September 20, 2023


New exhibit to open September 28 at Sarah Spurgeon Gallery

September 18, 2023


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Department of Aviation

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