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Overview
The Aviation and Space Program prepares students for careers in the aerospace industry. The BS in Aerospace Administration and Operations degree program offers five options: Professional Pilot; Aviation Management; Technical Services Management; Aerospace Security; and Aerospace Logistics.

The Professional Pilot option prepares students for careers in flight operations in both the general aviation and the air carrier segments of the aviation industry. In addition to high quality aviation related coursework, the student will attain FAA certifications for Private Pilot, Commercial Pilot-Instrument Rated for both single-engine and multi-engine aircraft and Certified Flight Instructor. The Professional Pilot option is compliant with Title 14 CFR of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 141 and accredited by Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI).

The Aviation Management option prepares students for management positions in the aerospace industry. Employment opportunities include positions with fixed-base operators, air carriers, corporate flight departments, commuter and air taxi operations and a variety of career areas associated with airport operations, manufacturing, maintenance and government aviation and aerospace organizations. The Aviation Management option is accredited by Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI).

The Technical Services Management option builds on an individual's technical experience in aircraft maintenance or avionics to prepare the students for management positions in all segments of the industry. Twenty-five hours of technical training may be credited toward this option if received from an accredited institution.

The Aerospace Security option prepares students for careers in aerospace security fields. Employment opportunities include governmental agencies and private industry that deal with aerospace security operations.

The Aerospace Logistics option prepares students to work in the aerospace logistics sector. Employment opportunities include positions with military and civilian maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities worldwide as well as any aerospace organization involved in supply-chain management activities.

The Aviation and Space Program has an extensive industry-based management internship program established with aerospace industries, major and regional air carriers and a variety of other companies within the aerospace industry.

OSU is an educator member of the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI). The AVED Program is also an institutional member of University Aviation Association (UAA).

Available Options
- Aerospace Logistics, B.S.
- Aviation Management, B.S.
- Aerospace Security, B.S.
- Professional Pilot, B.S.
- Technical Service Management, B.S.


Occupations
Commercial Pilots
Airline Pilots, Copilots and Flight Engineers
Transportation, Storage and Distribution Managers
Airfield Operations Specialists
First-Line Supervisors

Industries
Transportation and Warehousing - Air Transportation
Services-Providing - Trade, Transportation, and Utilities
Transportation and Warehousing - Support Activities for Transportation
Manufacturing - Transportation Equipment

Recent OSU Graduates in
Salaries
Max: $85,000 |
Ave: $38,989 |
Med: $37,350 |
Min: $14,560


Employers
American Eagle Airlines
BIZJET
Booz Allen Hamilton
Cintas Facility Services
Dallas Love Field
Duron
Edgmon Insurance
Executive AirShares
FlightSafety International
International Air Transport Association
Kams Inc
Merrican Airlines
NewView Oklahoma
Oklahoma State University
Omni Air International
Piper Aircraft
PlaneSmart Aviation, LLC
RD2
Sierra Nevada Corporation
Southwest Airlines
Spartan Flight School
Tulsa Community College
United States Air Force
United States Army
United States Navy
Veteran Affairs
Wiley Post Airport

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