Purdue Global Aviation Program

Purdue Global Aviation Program at Epic Flight Academy

Our partnership with Purdue Global offers benefits to our flight school students who are interested in advancing their aviation career. The School of Aviation includes online bachelor’s degrees in professional flight or aviation management

BS in Professional Flight

Purdue Global’s professional flight degree program is a collaboration between Purdue Global and Purdue University’s School of Aviation and Transportation Technology. Purdue first announced the program in 2019. It combines Purdue’s legendary aviation program spanning more than six decades with the flexibility and affordability. Legendary aviators like Amelia Earhart, Neil Armstrong, and Sully Sullenberger once called Purdue University their home.

First, you should complete your professional pilot certificates and ratings. Next, Purdue Global may award you 45 transfer credits when you enroll in the professional flight degree at Purdue Global. This could help you:

  • Complete a bachelor’s degree in Professional Flight online in 2–3 years.
  • Save up to $28,400 in tuition.
  • Work on your degree while completing your flight training or working as a full-time flight instructor.

BS in Aviation Management

Purdue Global’s aviation management program combines aviation operations and business management skills to develop you for managerial-level positions. Offered 100% online, you’ll gain specialized knowledge of the aviation industry, taught by faculty with years of aviation industry experience as pilots, entrepreneurs, executives, managers, and military personnel. This program can also accept eligible transfer credits for those who hold FAA certificates and ratings.

Why choose Purdue Global?

  • Receive a Partner School Tuition Reduction: Purdue Global’s alliance with Epic includes a variety of time- and money-saving benefits. Through the partnership, all students and immediate family members receive a 20% tuition reduction on undergraduate programs and a 14% tuition reduction on graduate programs. Purdue Global includes textbooks for undergraduate programs.
  • Created for Adults: Purdue Global is dedicated to helping you achieve your goals. They offer flexible learning options, a generous transfer credit policy, and personalized support.
  • Nationally Ranked and Respected: Purdue Global is part of the respected Purdue University system. This Is one of the most prestigious research universities in the world.

How to Enroll:

Enroll now or learn more about this opportunity.

Credit for Prior Learning:

See the University Catalog for Prior Learning policy. Credits for certifications apply only to BS in Professional Flight.

Nationally Ranked and Respected:

Rankings apply to Purdue University West Lafayette and not to Purdue Global. (Source: Times Higher Education)


Not all courses require textbooks; some use electronic instructional materials. Purdue Global includes books and course materials in the price of tuition for all undergraduate courses. Graduate students are responsible for the cost of textbooks/instructional materials. 

Tuition Reduction:

Must be an employee, member (if an association), flight student (if a flight school), or family member of an employee, member, or flight student of an organization with which Purdue Global has an educational relationship; family members include spouses, domestic partners, parents, siblings, and children. Students cannot apply tuition reduction in conjunction with any other Purdue Global reduction, voucher, scholarship, military tuition reductions, or ExcelTrack® pricing.

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