College of Education and Professional Studies
Black Hall Suite 225
400 East University Way
7662 Chanute Street NE
Moses Lake, WA 98837
509-793-2355 or 509-793-2914
See website for how this program may be used for educational and career purposes.
Faculty and Staff
Amy Hoover, PhD
Teresa Sloan, MIT, FAA ground schools, air transportation
Dale Wilson, MS, aviation safety, human factors, aviation weather
Amy Hoover, PhD, mountain flying, meteorology, human factors
David Clark, BS, FAA ground schools, Alpha Eta Rho advisor
Jason Underhill, BS, flight simulation coordinator
Denee Scribner, BS, office manager
The Department of Aviation offers two Bachelor of Science degrees.
Professional Pilot degree: Specializations in flight officer and commercial pilot
Aviation Management degree: Specializations in aviation management and aviation maintenance management.
The aviation department holds an FAA Air Agency certificate. Ground schools and flight labs are conducted under 14CFR Part 141 of the Federal Aviation Administration regulations. CWU aviation department is a member of the University Aviation Association.
Students must apply for acceptance into a degree or specialization. Application will be reviewed upon acceptance to CWU. Admission decisions are based on a number of factors, including grade point average, SAT/ACT scores, letters of recommendation, financial capability, and a written statement of purpose, as outlined in the aviation department application form. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulations require proof of citizenship for pilots.
Flight training fees are paid by the student and will be in addition to normal university tuition and fees (see aviation department website for current fees). Additional fees are required for AVP 444, AVP 445, and AVP 489 (see online student registration handbook). Additional costs for students enrolled in flight labs include current FAA charts, pilot supplies, and optional personal aviation headphones.