FlightSafety International and West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech) have announced an exclusive aviation management degree program partnership which will enable students to receive college credit from West Virginia University Institute of Technology for courses completed at FlightSafety Academy. In addition, WVU Tech and FlightSafety Academy will develop an FAA approved Bachelor of Science Aviation Management Program. Students will benefit from FlightSafety Academy’s professional flight training and the WVU Tech curriculum that includes general education, business, management and aviation coursework. This combination is designed to fully prepare graduates to operate an aircraft at the highest levels of proficiency and safety and give them an edge in the aviation marketplace.

Upon completion of accelerated flight training at FlightSafety Academy in Vero Beach, Florida, students will be able to satisfy the Bachelor of Science Aviation Management Program coursework requirements by taking online courses through WVU Tech. They will have the opportunity to work as a flight instructor at the Academy to help them meet minimum flight hour requirements while completing their WVU Tech degree, and will also be eligible for FlightSafety’s approved Airline Transport Pilot Certification Training Program conducted at the company’s Learning Centers located in the United States.