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Department of Aviation
Black Hall 225
(509) 963-2364
aviation@cwu.edu
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(509) 925-4008

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Take Flight with Central

The demand for aviation careers are higher than we've ever seen.  The aviation industry provides a total of 87.7 million jobs globally and it is still growing. Central Washington University is the regional leader in professional aviation education. Established in 1975, CWU's aviation program is the only fully accredited public university aviation program in the Pacific Northwest that operates its own fleet of aircraft. CWU has a stellar reputation for preparing students to obtain a career in aviation related fields by building essential skills, knowledge, and experience. We offer two pathways with B.S. degrees in Aviation Management or Professional Pilot. The aviation major attracts individuals with a passion for the combined art and science of aviation.

Professional Pilot Degrees

  • Commercial Pilot Specialization

    • Private Pilot Certificate - Single-engine
    • Instrument Rating
    • Commercial Pilot Certificate - Single-engine
  • Flight Officer Specialization

    • Private Pilot Certificate - Single-engine
    • Instrument Rating
    • Commercial Pilot Certificate - Single-engine
    • Commercial Pilot Certificate - Multiengine add-on
    • Certified Flight Instructor Certificate
    • CRJ-200 Simulator Training

Apply now for Fall 2023!

 

Aviation Management Degrees

  • Aviation Management Specialization
  • Aviation Maintenance Management Specialization (A&P and/or Part 147 graduates only)

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