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2+2 Aviation Program/B.S. Interdisciplinary Studies

Amid a national pilot shortage, Walsh University has launched a new partnership with FAA-approved flight school American Winds to offer a students the opportunity to earn bachelor's degree in Professional Aviation as well as a pilot's certification. 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. 

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Why Walsh?

•  Earn your degree online from an accredited, trusted university
•  Affordable, transparent tuition
•  Military Friendly designation 
•  Commerical 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



High School Juniors & Seniors and Current College Students:

In addition to the 2+2 Aviation Program for students 21 and older, Walsh University also offers a pathway for high school juniors and seniors or current college students seeking a bachelor's degree and pilot's certification. Contact admissions@walsh.edu or complete this form to learn more. 

Students Age 21 and Older:

Contact bengland@walsh.edu or complete the form below to learn how you can earn credit for previous college or professional experience.

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Bridget England
Director of Degree Completion and Graduate Program Enrollment
Office: 330.244.4768

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