Applied Professional Sciences And Technology


Henderson's Department of Aviation is Arkansas' only university program that offers a four-year Bachelor of Science degree specifically in aviation. We prepare students for the professional aviation workplace.

  • The Professional Pilot Track provides students with zero flight experience with the education and flight training required to become a professional pilot for an airline or corporation.
  • The Aviation Management Track is for students interested in working at the management level in the aviation industry without being a commercial pilot.

Hallmarks of our Program

  • Private and Commercial Pilot Certificates
  • Instrument and Multi-Engine Ratings
  • Flight Instructor Certificate
  • Restricted Airline Transport Pilot Qualification
  • Drone Certificate
  • Highly Experienced Faculty

Career Opportunities

  • Airline Pilot
  • Corporate Pilot
  • Air Traffic Controller
  • Airline Dispatcher
  • Airline Management
  • Airport Management
  • Fixed Base Operations Management


HSU-Flight Schedule Pro Login
Subscribe to HSU-Flight Schedule Pro (First time user)
Information Booklet
General Information Handout
Aviation Fees (effective spring 2024)
sUAS Minor Handout (Drones)


Caplinger Airway Science Academic Center
586 North 10th Street
HSU Box 7611
(870) 230-5585