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UCM Department of Aviation

UCM Aviation

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Koko testimonial air fleet

"UCM has its own airport, an impressive fleet of airplanes and is AABI accredited"
- Miyukiko, M.S. in Aviation Safety


"Flying can be dangerous, and UCM teaches me to be at the top of my game."
- Nick, Professional Pilot major

Canaan Testimonial

"To be successful, you need the student-teacher relationships that are here at UCM."
- Chase, Professional Pilot and Aviation Management major

Department of Aviation | Aviation degree programs | Professional Pilot Program | Aviation Maintence Management | Master's degree program | University of Central Missouri

Department of Aviation

Our Degree Programs:
UCM offers bachelor's degrees in three areas and one master's degree program:

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Aviation is one of UCM's unique and well-known programs. Beyond that, it's received national acclaim and is home to the only university-owned airport in Missouri.

  • UCM's Department of Aviation is a Federal Aviation Administration Part 141 school.
  • UCM is home to one of fewer than 30 Aviation Accreditation Board International accredited aviation programs.
  • UCM maintains a training fleet including:
    • Cessna single-engine planes
    • Piper Seminole multi-engine planes
    • Skyhawks
    • Redbird simulators
    • 737 simulator
  • You will have the opportunity to work in the department or at the airport, gaining valuable experience while earning money.
  • Your education will be a personalized, hands-on experience.
  • UCM aviation courses are now being offered at Whiteman Air Force Base.


All undergraduate aviation programs at UCM are accredited through Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI).

Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI)


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