Become a leader in the aviation industry with an Aeronautics certificate from the University of Central Missouri. The aviation industry is undergoing significant change and it needs highly qualified leaders. Whether you add it to your bachelor’s degree or take it as a stand-alone qualification, UCM’s Aeronautics certificate demonstrates that you’re ready to meet the challenges of the aviation industry and you have the knowledge and skills to make effective and efficient decisions — making you a highly marketable job candidate.
Like the Aviation minor, but available to students majoring in Aviation, UCM’s Aeronautics certificate program offers a focused curriculum that addresses the history of aviation alongside current legal and safety trends. You’ll develop a deeper understanding of aviation and be prepared to pilot the industry to an exciting future. Our Aeronautics certificate pairs particularly well with the following majors:
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The University of Central Missouri’s Aeronautics certificate program coursework covers topics in aviation's history, present and future. Learn from instructors with a breadth of experience in the aviation industry to better understand current challenges so you’re ready to solve problems right away.
Our Aeronautics certificate includes four courses:
As an Aviation student at UCM, you’ll have access to extensive tools and resources. We operate a regional airport just three miles from our Warrensburg campus, where you’ll supplement your classroom learnings with on-the-ground experience.
Earn the Aeronautics certificate as a stand-alone qualification to give you the knowledge and skills to propel your career, or add it to one of our Aviation or Business majors to accelerate and elevate your professional skills in jobs such as:
No matter your chosen career path, UCM’s Aeronautics certificate gives you valuable expertise that will enhance the value and marketability of your bachelor’s degree.
Career outlook for the aeronautics industry
The aeronautics industry is taking off and offers a variety of career opportunities. Use the tool below to explore job outlooks, salary potential and other data related to aeronautics and aviation careers.
The University of Central Missouri is dedicated to providing high-quality education at an affordable cost. In fact, we were recently ranked a Best Value School by U.S. News & World Report, and we are recognized as a top-ranked university for low student debt by LendEDU.
In addition to our already low tuition and fees, UCM provides a range of financing options, including scholarships, grants, loans and other financial aid resources, to put a college education within your reach.
Both the Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies and the School of Aviation offer scholarships for new and returning students. Learn more about program-specific awards by using the UCM Scholarship Finder.
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