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College of Liberal Arts - Louisiana Tech University

Department of
Professional Aviation

Admission Requirements

  1. General Information
  2. Admission Requirements
  3. Medical Requirements
  4. Credit for Prior Ratings
  5. Military Training Options
  6. FAA Certified Courses

Applicants to the Department of Professional Aviation must meet all University admission requirements. University admission does not guarantee placement within Professional Aviation. Due to the unique nature of both degree programs, selection as a student within the Department of Professional Aviation is competitive. All applicants will be evaluated based on initial application date, cumulative GPA, standardized test scores, and possession of at least an FAA Second Class medical certificate.

All must complete an interview with the Department Chair or designated representative prior to admission. The Department of Professional Aviation recommends University application at least one academic year prior to intended entry. Applicants are encouraged to confirm acceptance into the program with the Department before making a commitment to attend.

Graduating high school seniors and transfer students are required to have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and a 23 ACT composite score.

All students enrolled in the Department of Professional Aviation are required to maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA.