Dec 10, 2023  
2022-23 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-23 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Chaminda Prelis, Chair

Allen, Babb, Beckman, Callender, Corns, Craig, Dorris, Fowler, Georgiou, Gossett, Hawkins, Hiers, Neff, Rosser, Siao, Smith

Programs in the Department of Aerospace lead to the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Aerospace and concentrations in Aviation Management, Flight Dispatch, Maintenance Management, Professional Pilot, Technology, and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Operations. Minors in Aerospace and Unmanned Aircraft Systems are also available. All of these programs are designed to prepare students for professional positions in air transportation, aerospace manufacturing, or in operations supporting allied areas.


In addition to regional accreditation, the following programs are accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International: Aviation Management, Flight Dispatch, Maintenance Management, Professional Pilot, and Technology.

Academic Common Market

Since the Aerospace Department is a participant in the Academic Common Market, students from selected southern states may enroll at MTSU on an in-state fee basis. Further information is available from the department or Admissions Office.

Professional Relationships

MTSU holds membership in the Aviation Accreditation Board International, Aviation Technical Education Council, the National Business Aviation Association, the National Intercollegiate Flying Association, and the University Aviation Association.

Student Organizations

Recognized student organizations in Aerospace are Alpha Eta Rho, the international aviation fraternity (co-ed); AERO Maintenance Club of MTSU; Future Airport Executives (FAE), student chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives; Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Club; and Women in Aviation, the student chapter of Women in Aviation International.

Honors College

The Department of Aerospace regularly offers Honors sections of AERO 1010  and AERO 1020 .

Graduate Study

The Aerospace Department offers a Master of Science in Aeronautical Science degree program. Requirements and a list of the courses offered for graduate credit are published in the Graduate Catalog.