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Utah State University offers two degrees in Aviation Technology – Professional Pilot and Maintenance Management. The Aviation Technology program prides itself in applying cutting-edge technology with exceptional training to produce high quality pilots and technicians the industry needs.


Professional Pilot students must choose an emphasis: Fixed Wing or Rotorcraft. These students receive Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certifications and are trained to be commercial pilots. All pilot students will take core classes in weather, aviation law, and human factors in safety. They will also take emphasis courses that will help them develop skills and knowledge specific to industry needs.


Maintenance Management students will complete the courses required for the FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) licenses. They will also have coursework in aviation law, human factors in safety, and airline management. Management and communications courses are incorporated into the program to provide essential business skills.