We train tomorrow's airline, corporate and military pilots today!
The Aviation Program provides students with quality education and experience in preparation for careers in the aviation industry. Curricula in the Program lead to a Bachelor's of Science degree with concentrations in Aviation Management or Professional Pilot. With the lowest overall lab fees in aviation, its own fleet of ten aircraft and an experienced and dedicated instructor staff, Delaware State University is simply the best Flight Education opportunity on the east coast of the United States.
The faculty of the Aviation Program subscribe to the philosophy and the mission of Delaware State University and the College of Business. The mission of the Program is to provide an industry standard and relevant educational experience that produces high quality aviation professionals who distinguish themselves and reflect the quality of their aviation program education. Aviation Management graduates will be qualified for advanced training to fill the future vacancies in Air Traffic Control, Federal Aviation Administration, airline companies, and the airport administration career fields.
Professional Pilot graduates will complete their FAA requirements for Private Pilot, Instrument, Commercial, Multi-Engine and Certified Flight Instructor ratings while earning their Bachelor's Degree. Graduates of our FAA Approved Part 141 Aviation program get hired. The Delaware State flight training program will open the door to commercial and/or military aviation careers for those with the ability and tenacity to meet the rigorous academic and physical skills demanded of them.
The pillars of the Aviation Program are Dedication, Safety, Unity, Attitude, and Professionalism. Current flight training lab fees vary between $3,255 and $9,486 for each fixed-wing certification and $10,458 and $20,320 for each helicopter certification and are subject to revision. Charges incurred for FAA flight physicals, knowledge exams and certification flight tests with FAA flight examiners are the responsibility of the student seeking certification. Our program is approved by the State of Delaware Education Department for Veterans flight training. Make your mark on the world in the air! Select the tabs on the left sidebar or call for more information.