Achieve your dreams of becoming a professional pilot! Our Aviation Management and Flight Operations degree includes airline-oriented flight training coupled with an invaluable business degree, defining you as a leader in the cockpit and aviation industry. We have career tracks for Commercial Pilot, Military-Marine, and Military-Navy. Both military tracks are designed for participation in the NROTC program at JU and lead to a commission into the United States Marines or Navy.
Flight training is conducted in Aerosim Flight Academy's state-of-the art training aircraft, the Cirrus SR-20. Complemented by full-time maintenance and dispatch teams, the fleet also includes the Piper Seminole, Piper Arrow, and Cessna 172. Based at Craig Municipal Airport, only minutes away from JU's campus, students train in Florida's sunny skies year-round under the newly developed FAA Industry Training Standards.
At Jacksonville University, we understand a simple rule in the aviation industry: Time is money. Our goal is to help you earn your pilot certifications, business degree, and flight time faster! Within the first few weeks of your arrival at JU, expect to take to the sky and begin your flight training without delay. The School of Aviation and Aerosim Flight Academy also offer flight and ground classes year-round, giving you the flexibility consolidate your training.