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About Us


The mission of the Aviation Program at EMU is to provide exceptional flight training, while focusing on safety and customer service. Our purpose is to offer quality programs, technically sophisticated aircraft, knowledgeable faculty and flight instructors possessing a wealth of industry expertise. We take pride in the quality of our flight training and our aviation management education.

Flight training and ground instruction courses are based at the nation's first Cessna Collegiate Center, the Eagle Flight Centre, conveniently located at historic Willow Run Airport (KYIP)—only six miles from EMU's campus. All other courses are held on campus in Sill Hall, the home of EMU's College of Technology—School of Technology Studies.

The Bachelor of Science in Aviation Flight Technology is designed to prepare individuals for positions as professional pilots in the aviation industry.

The Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management is designed to prepare individuals for entry-level management and supervisory positions in aviation.

Dispatch Certification curriculum is designed to help flight operations, enhance their knowledge base, safety and efficiency, as well as help individuals achieve their personal career goals of becoming FAA-licensed dispatchers.


Aviation is part of the College of Technology, 109 Sill Hall, 734.487.0354