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School of Aviation

The Middle Georgia State University School of Aviation, home of the Institute for Applied Aerospace Research, is a nationally recognized leader in aviation education and research.

The Bachelor of Science in Aviation Science & Management, Advanced Flight (Airplane) is accredited through February 2024 by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI), the accreditation body for collegiate aviation programs.

An exciting career in aviation is just around the corner.

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An exciting career in aviation is just around the corner. Learn in the cockpit, control tower, hangar or online! Our wide range of programs includes flight (airplane and helicopter), air traffic management, aviation maintenance technology (AMT), and aircraft structural technology (AST). 

Our flight program is FAA approved and our Eastman Campus is home to a fleet of 30 airplanes, 4 helicopters, and several advanced simulators used in training and instruction.

Air Traffic Management students work with a staff and faculty that are committed to providing the best education for future air traffic controllers.

Our Aviation Maintenance Technology and Aircraft Structural Technology programs offer both degree and certificate options. MGA offers a Maintenance Management track that is designed to complement the skill set of the aircraft mechanic. Candidates with aircraft maintenance experience (ex. Airframe and Powerplant certifications) may be eligible to receive up to 27 credit hours toward the Bachelor of Science in Aviation Science and Management (BSASM) degree.

Whether your passion is to become an airline pilot or work in airport operations, our certificate, associate and bachelor degree options can provide you with education and training to help you achieve your goals.

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With our Delta CAP program, we offer employees and contractors of Delta Air Lines and their families access to fully-online certificates, associate’s, bachelor's and master's degrees, along with enrollment representatives dedicated to serving Delta employees. Our flexible online programs offer short (8-week) classes, continuous admissions, and the  lowest tuition of any public university in Georgia!

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Middle Georgia State University is one of only eight universities in the nation that have been selected to participate in a new program that will put new pilots into sought-after jobs in the cockpits of Delta Air Lines jets. Delta’s Propel Collegiate Pilot Career Path offers a defined, accelerated and customized path from MGA to a Delta Air Lines Flight Deck.

As a public, four-year university, our aviation school offers:

  • Affordable Tuition
  • Experienced Professors
  • Online Aviation Bachelor Degree Option
  • State-of-the-Art Technology
  • High-Tech Simulators, Glass Cockpit Aircraft, Modern Airplanes and Helicopters, and more.


Flight Instruction

Middle Georgia State University is now offering flight instruction at Macon Downtown Airport.

An out-of-state waiver, effective fall 2017, will allow residents of Alabama, Florida,  North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee to receive in-state tuition when enrolled in Middle Georgia State University’s School of Aviation. If you are a resident of one of these states, contact Wesley Sewell, Office of Admissions recruiter, at or 478.960.2231.

Admissions can help you with the application process.

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