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Other/Related Variations

·       Agricultural Aviation

·       Aviation Management (Bachelor’s degree)



Degree Type/Duration

·       Technical Diploma (1-2 years)

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)




Aviation students learn and get hands-on experience flying private and commercial aircraft. Aviation translates well into agriculture as commercial pilots may work as agricultural custom applicators via the air. Prepare for a career in flight by pursuing a degree in aviation and then applying for your pilot’s license.


Coursework may cover the following areas: History of Aviation, Flight, Sport Piloting, Aviation Safety, Flight Instruments, Multi-Engine Rating, Aircraft Operations, IFR Regulations and Procedures, Aerodynamics, Meteorology, Crop Science, Weed Science, Entomology, Agricultural Chemicals, Business



Potential Career Paths


·       Aerial Applicator/Ag Pilot



Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Apprenticeship

·       Commercial Pilot’s License

·       Pesticide License

·       Additional certifications and licensure available

·       Hands-on experience flying

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