Aviation Sciences Institute

Professional Pilot

Mission Statement

The mission of the Professional Pilot program is to provide comprehensive flight training augmented with intense

academic and ground training designed to yield confident, safe, professional pilots. Simulation is incorporated to

provide the professional pilot students with handson experience with advanced technology environments.

Learning Objective/Outcomes


Graduates will be effective communicators with the ability to prepare and deliver oral and written presentations using appropriate technologies.

Problem Solving/Sciences:

ASI graduates can apply critical thinking skills, quantitative methods, knowledge of sciences/applied sciences and technology to problem solving.


ASI students possess the knowledge and understand the significance of making Professional and Ethical decisions.

Leadership and Teamwork:

ASI graduates possess the leadership skills necessary to give direction and guidance and to delegate work tasks in a manner

which proves to be effective and which motivates others to do their best in both a manager/subordinate and a team setting.

Application of Practices and Techniques in Aviation:

Engage in life long learning, knowledge of contemporary issues, use of techniques, skills and modern technology with and

understanding of the National and International Aviation.

Aviation Knowledge:

ASI graduates will have an understanding of the functional areas of aviation and how they relate to each other.

The Professional Pilot program is AABI accredited.

Link to Professional Pilot program assessment measures employed, graduation rates, types of employment of graduates and educational goals.

Link to Program Assessment Reports: 2011-12 through 2016-17

Link to SOSU Graduation/Retention rates

Professional Pilot program class listing from catalog

Professional Pilot degree check list and sequence


Professional Pilot major/minors must obtain an FAA first class medical and Student pilot certificate issued by a physician designated by the Federal Aviation Administration. All flight students must also be in compliance with all Department of Homeland Security regulations governing flight training for U.S. and non-U. S citizens.


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