Your Future in Aeronautics

Are you interested in an exciting career in aviation and aerospace? With rapid growth in aviation and aerospace business in and near South Carolina, to include major aircraft manufacturers Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Gulfstream (GA), and the rise of commercial space travel, advanced air mobility and unmanned aerial systems, the opportunities to participate, lead, and work in the industry are endless.

Aviation and Aerospace companies and related businesses do over $30 billion in revenue each year; aviation and aerospace account for almost 7% of gross domestic product (GDP) in the U.S. alone!

As a graduate of CSU’s Aeronautics – Aerospace Management (BS) degree program, you’ll double-major in both aeronautics and business, and learn invaluable leadership and management skills that will not only get you on the right track, but keep you there as you progress, learn, and grow in one of the most exciting and dynamic industries.

Program Information:

  • Foundational aeronautics instruction, including aviation training, safety, meteorology, business and law
  • Opportunity to take part in private pilot and instrument flight training
  • Opportunities to participate in leadership seminars
  • Internship opportunities

Graduates of the Aerospace Management program will be equipped with the knowledge and skills for small business ownership and leadership or work as mid-level management with a major aviation or aerospace company.


CSU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Begin Your Aerospace Career

The State of South Carolina's only Aerospace Management program, designed to provide opportunities in one of the regions premier aviation, aerospace, or manufacturing companies.

As an Aerospace Management major, you’ll take courses like…

  • FAA Ground and Flight Training
  • Aviation Safety & Safety Management Systems
  • Airport Management
  • Global Navigation 
  • Aviation Regulation & Law
  • Aerodynamics

Graduates are equipped for a variety of career paths.

  • Aviation or Aerospace Management
  • Business Leadership
  • Pedigree for Master’s or Law Degree in Aviation
  • Commercial or Military Pilot
  • General Business Management
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