Aviation Flight Science
The Aviation Flight Science program is a four year bachelor's degree that includes a commercial pilot's license upon completion. Currently, there is a fleet of 26 Cirrus SR-20 aircraft in Battle Creek. Cirrus is the primary single engine trainer used at WMU. The training fleet also includes Piper Seminoles, a Piper Arrow, a Piper Super Cub amphibious float plane and an American Champion Super Decathlon.
Avaition Management and Operations
The Aviation Management and Operations program focuses more on the business and management of the aviaiton industry. This major's curriculum contains more business classes and prepares the graduate to work in high level and paced aviation business environments.
Aviation Maintenance Technology
The Aviation Maintenance Technology program is the oldest aviation program at Western Michigan University. The maintenance students at WMU have the opportunity to work on all sorts of aircraft and powerplants while taking the required labs of the major. The College of Aviation offers several donated aircraft, labs and test cells where students can explore and learn about the parts of an aircraft.