B.S. in Aeronautical Management Technology (Professional Flight)

Application Deadlines

December 1 Spring semester (January)

March 1 Summer session 1 (June) and Summer session 2 (July)

May 1 Fall semester (August)

These are the priority application deadlines for admission and merit-based scholarship consideration. Late applicants will be considered for university admission and financial aid, but programs with higher admission standards will give priority consideration to applications submitted by these dates. Please view important dates on the academic calendar.

Contact Aviation

Simulator Building

7442 E Innovation Way North
Mesa, AZ 85212-2880

Phone: (480) 727-1021
Email: [email protected]

Aviation Program visits are by appointment. Prospective students can schedule an appointment to meet our faculty members, tour the Simulator Building and learn more about degree programs at visit.asu.edu

Our undergraduate professional flight program prepares students for careers as private or commercial pilots.

**NOTE: All applicants must complete the Professional Flight Secondary Admission Materials before they can be considered for the program.

Students in the professional flight concentration learn to fly in an academic environment that prepares graduates for careers as professional pilots. Flight training is offered by a flight provider in aircraft with state-of-the-art avionics using iPads as electronic flight bags. Students may take advantage of pathway agreements for guaranteed interviews with regional airline companies.

Arizona’s clear skies offer the best flying environment in the country. Students have access to state-of-the-art simulators, including a variety of aircraft and flight deck simulation as well as a regional jet flight simulation training device. Other facilities, like the high altitude simulation chamber, provide students with educational opportunities unique among collegiate aviation programs.

This program is for students who are seriously interested in becoming professional airline pilots. Graduates are prepared to assume responsibilities in a wide variety of technically related areas within professional aviation flight operations.

The Federal Aviation Administration certifies flight instruction. All students must complete the following coursework and ratings at ASU in order to maintain the integrity of the degree program: Instrument Rating, Commercial Multi and Single Engine ratings (AMT 150, AMT 205, AMT 210, AMT 250, and AMT 305).

For complete program information, required classes and other details, see the major map.

**The Professional Flight major is not WUE eligible**

**The Professional Flight major is not VA benefit eligible**


Additional Program Fee: Yes

All applicants must complete the Professional Flight Secondary Admission Materials

Career Outlook

The professional flight concentration offers students private pilot, commercial pilot and flight instructor certificates, as well as instrument pilot, instrument instructor and multiengine pilot ratings. With these flight qualifications and the technically based bachelor’s, the graduate has a wide variety of career opportunities, including flight crew service on commercial and business aircraft.

Example Careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to the following:

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
Growth Rate*: 8.37%
Median Salary*: $105,580
Commercial Pilots
Growth Rate*: 18.54%
Median Salary*: $70,000

*Learn more about career outlook, example careers and average salaries from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Statistics cited above are from this resource.

Program Mission Statement

Accelerated Master’s Degree option

Finish two degrees faster by combining advanced undergraduate and graduate coursework during your senior year as part of the accelerated master’s degree program.