Aerospace Department

Dr. Wendy S. Beckman

Associate Professor

Office: BAS S250
Phone: (615) 494-8755
Fax: (615) 893-2335
Email: wbeckman@mtsu.edU

Wendy S. Beckman joined the MTSU faculty in the fall of 2005. Prior to that, she was a faculty member at Saint Louis University for 13 years, where she was an Associate Professor and Assistant Chief Flight Instructor. Dr. Beckman received her B.S. from NC State University (1989), her M.S. from the University of MO (1992), and her Doctor of Education from Saint Louis University (1998).

Dr. Beckman holds an FAA Airline Transport Pilot certificate for multi-engine land airplanes, a Commercial certificate for single-engine airplanes, and Multi-engine and Instrument Flight Instructor certificates. She has published several articles on the use of personal computer training devices for flight training, and is currently involved in research involving the best methods of pilot training in technically advanced aircraft. Dr. Beckman teaches a variety of flight-related courses.

MTSU Aerospace has been accredited since 1992. The Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI) has accredited all five of the Aerospace concentrations!  For more information, click here.
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Step 1:
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Step 2:
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