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B.S. Professional Aviation (2+2)

Amid a national pilot shortage, Walsh University has launched a new partnership with FAA-approved flight school American Winds to offer students the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Science in Aviation while pursuing a pilot’s certification at the same time. American Winds has a record of 100% commercial pilot placement for graduates. Career opportunities with this degree and license include airline pilots, corporate pilots, private air charter, air show performers, military pilots and more. 

Infographic of airline statistics. Text reads: Nearly 14,500 openings for Airline and Commercial Pilots are projected each year through 2030 Median Annual Wage; $160,970

Why Walsh?

•  Earn your degree online from an accredited, trusted university
•  Affordable, transparent tuition
•  Military Friendly designation
•  Commercial airlines prefer hiring candidates with a bachelor's degree

The American Winds Advantage

•  Open 24/7 with access to flight training, full-time flight instructors and online scheduling
•  American Winds is based out of Akron Fulton Airport (KAKR)
•  Accredited by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
•  100% placement for commercial pilots (airlines and corporate)
•  Small class sizes and individualized instruction

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Bridget England, Director of Degree Completion and Graduate Program Enrollment
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