Purdue Global

Our partnership with Purdue Global offers benefits to our flight school students who are interested in advancing their aviation career. The School of Aviation includes online bachelor’s degrees in professional flight or aviation management.


BS in Professional Flight
Purdue Global’s professional flight degree program is a collaboration between Purdue Global and Purdue University’s School of Aviation and Transportation Technology. It combines the quality of Purdue’s legendary aviation program spanning more than six decades with the flexibility and affordability that Purdue Global offers. Legendary aviators like Amelia Earhart, Neil Armstrong, and Sully Sullenberger once called Purdue University their home.


After completing your professional pilot certificates and ratings, you could receive 45 transfer credits when enrolled in the professional flight degree at Purdue Global, which could help you:
  • Complete a bachelor’s degree in professional flight online in 2–3 years
  • Save up to $28,400 in tuition
  • Work on your degree while completing your flight training or working as a full-time flight instructor


BS in Aviation Management
Purdue Global’s aviation management program combines aviation operations and business management skills to develop you for managerial-level positions. Offered 100% online, you’ll gain specialized knowledge of the aviation industry, taught by faculty with years of aviation industry experience as pilots, entrepreneurs, executives, managers, and military personnel. This program can also accept eligible transfer credits for those who hold FAA certificates and ratings.


Why Choose Purdue Global?
  • Receive a Partner School Tuition Reduction: Purdue Global’s alliance with our flight school includes a variety of time- and money-saving benefits. Through the partnership, all students and immediate family members receive a 20% tuition reduction on undergraduate programs and a 14% tuition reduction on graduate programs. Textbooks are included for undergraduate programs.
  • Created for Adults: With flexible learning options, a generous transfer credit policy, and personalized support, we’re dedicated to helping you achieve your goals.
  • Nationally Ranked and Respected: Purdue Global is part of the respected Purdue University system, one of the most prestigious research universities in the world.

Enroll now or visit EliteFlight.PurdueGlobal.edu to learn more about this opportunity.

Credit for Prior Learning: See the University Catalog for Prior Learning policy. Credits for certifications apply only to BS in Professional Flight.
Employment and Completion Time: Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. This program is relatively new and thus historical data regarding time to completion are not available. Completion time estimates based on: 3 years, 2 courses per term; 2 years, 3 courses per term.
Nationally Ranked and Respected: Source: www.timeshighereducation.com/student/best-universities/best-public-universities-united-states. Rankings apply to Purdue University West Lafayette and not to Purdue Global.
Textbooks: Not all courses require textbooks; some use electronic instructional materials. Books and course materials are included in the price of tuition for all undergraduate courses. Graduate students are responsible for the cost of textbooks/instructional materials.
Tuition Reduction: Must be an employee, member (if an association), flight student (if a flight school), or family member of an employee, member, or flight student of an organization with which Purdue Global has an educational relationship; family members include spouses, domestic partners, parents, siblings, and children. Tuition reduction cannot be applied in conjunction with any other Purdue Global reduction, voucher, scholarship, military tuition reductions, or ExcelTrack® pricing.