Why Study at Andrews?
The Andrews Edge
With its own airfield within walking distance from campus, Andrews University offers a competitive aviation program that will ensure your competence at graduation. The aviation department operates a fleet of single-engine Cessna aircraft, a Piper Arrow and a Piper Seminole for flight training courses. All aircraft are professionally maintained by the departments' FAA-certified mechanics. The newest addition is a flight simulation building with flight training devices that have drawn attention from the major aviation magazines as well as universities around the country. The aviation department also offers employment opportunities to advanced students. Certified Flight Instructors and licensed maintenance students are encouraged to work to obtain valuable experience and expertise. Students are encouraged to become flight instructors within the first two years of their university experience.
Andrews University offers mission training by combining flight training from experienced mission pilots with airframe and powerplant certificates. Andrews also offers many other world mission and cultural courses on a highly multicultural campus.
Flight students gain valuable corporate experience in crew resource management as well as over 50 hours of multi-engine flight time. The Aviation Department offers transitional training for turboprop and light jets in our flight training devices as well as glass cockpit training in our piper seminole.
Graduates from Andrews University's aviation program have successfully entered a variety of aviation-related fields, from mission pilots to commercial pilots. So whatever your aviation career ambitions include, you will find the program you need at Andrews. You'll also learn from professors who are genuinely interested in your success. Our professors are dedicated to ensuring you realize your career ambitions in an academically stimulating and spiritually enriching environment.
Take a look at the career opportunities available to you if you're still not convinced.