Students who fly at OU train in a modern fleet of aircraft, which features the very latest in aviation technology. Students will be prepared through a multi-engine, commercial rating and a required turbine transition course.

Please be aware that we have a limited number of flight slots for pilot students. Admission to this concentration is limited and competitive.

Aviation Program Goal

All graduates of the program in aviation will have developed a depth of understanding of the Aviation industry and been afforded the opportunity to prepare for an aviation-related professional career following graduation. 

Professional Pilot Educational Goals

  • Instill a foundation for lifelong learning; graduates are immersed in issues in the domestic and international aviation community
  • Create competent, skillful pilots and leaders who can solve complex problems within aviation
  • Cultivate single pilot/crew resource management, operational risk management, and safety awareness in aviation operations
  • Instill professional, ethical responsibility, and business sustainability in global environments

Professional Pilot Student Achievement Data

Applications for flying concentrations (Professional Pilot or Aviation Management – Flying) are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications for flying concentrations are currently closed and will reopen in August 2021 for fall 2022 enrollments. The first 50 students to submit an application AND pay the $250 enrollment deposit each year will be considered for admission. Once all 50 new-student slots are full, applications will be moved to a waiting list. Students who are accepted can expect to begin flying their freshman year!

Quick Facts

Delivery: Onsite

Credit Hours: 125

Professional Pilot and
Aviation Management-Flying

  • Applications Open : August 1, 2021
  • Next Session: Fall 2022 only

Air Traffic Management and
Aviation Management -
Non Flying

  • Application Deadline: February 1 1
  • Admissions: Fall 2021

If you’re planning to choose the Professional Pilot or Aviation Management – Flying concentration, you should apply when applications open to ensure a spot. Applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. The first 50 students to submit an application AND pay the $250 enrollment deposit will be considered for admission.