With a B.S. degree in Aviation from Multnomah University, you will be prepared to join the aerospace community and serve as a professional pilot, instructor, and leader in the aviation field. Receive flight theory instruction from the comfort of your home through Multnomah University Online (MUO) and hands-on flight training from Hillsboro Aero Academy (HAA) in Hillsboro, Oregon. This 61-credit hour major integrates theory and practice to help students lead and serve in a dynamically changing and diverse workplace.
The courses listed below are some of our featured core classes that will be a part of your educational journey through the program. Take a look at each course for a small preview.
The fundamentals of flight in order to acquire the knowledge to safely operate an airplane. Includes an overview of aerodynamics, flight planning and procedures, aircraft performance, risk assessment, navigation, and Federal Aviation Regulations.
Prepares students for the FAA Private Pilot Airplane knowledge test.
Covers advanced concepts of aircraft systems, performance, weight and balance, crew resource management, and regulations in preparation for a career in aviation. Presents sufficient knowledge to prepare for the FAA Commercial Pilot knowledge test.
Prerequisite/corequisite: Hold a valid U.S. Private Pilot Certificate, Instrument Flight or hold a valid U.S. Private Pilot Certificate with an Instrument Rating
Students will gain experience in cross-country flying and advanced instrument flight techniques. Students will have the opportunity to fly cross-country with an instructor and solo.
Prerequisite/corequisite: Hold a valid U.S. Private Pilot Certificate, Instrument Flight or hold a valid U.S. Private Pilot Certificate with an Instrument Rating, Commercial Pilot Theory
Students will transition from the pilot’s seat to the instructor’s seat and learn to fly with a new sight picture. Students will develop lesson plans and teach each flight maneuver required to obtain a Recreational, Private, or Commercial Pilot Certificate. Students will be prepared to obtain the FAA Flight Instructor Certificate.
Prerequisite/corequisite: Flight Instructor Theory
Here you will find everything you need to know about what is required to successfully complete your degree. Whether you are beginning college for the first time or are a transfer student, we’ve got you covered.
The global demand for pilots is predicted to steadily increase for commercial, private, and flight instructors. With a B.S. in Aviation, you will find a wide range of attractive fields, such as:
|• Commercial Airline Pilot||• Air Traffic Controller|
|• Cargo Pilot||• Mission-based Aviation|
|• Certified Flight Instructor (CFI)||• Certified Flight Instructor-Instrument (CFII)|
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