Aerospace Department

Flight Dispatch and Scheduling


The Flight Dispatch and Scheduling concentration offers instruction designed to meet the aviation industry's needs by preparing professional, corporate, and airline flight dispatchers and schedulers. Selected general studies and minor courses are interwoven with required aerospace courses to provide students with a foundation for careers in this area. This concentration requires the completion of:

  1. 40 semester hours in aerospace courses listed below;
  2. A minor of 18 semester hours to be selected from one of the following: Geography/Geology, Computer Science, Information Systems or other science or business-related field;
  3. Other specific required courses as listed below.
The mission of the Aircraft Dispatch concentration is to prepare students for the aircraft dispatch profession. In addition to obtaining the FAA certification, students receive a broad-based education in the areas of knowledge necessary to perform dispatcher functions to ensure their ability to operate at the highest level of safety.
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.
  Air Traffic Control
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arrow   Flight Labs
To apply for a flight lab, follow the steps below.

Step 1:
Download and read the Additional Information Packet thoroughly and review the additional costs of flight labs.

Step 2:
Print and read the “Lab Request Form” for the semester you wish to enroll in a flight lab. Sign and submit it to the flight school secretary within the application period specified. Neither early nor late submissions will be accepted or considered.

Flight Lab Request Form    

Summer/Fall Application Period: February 1 – April 15

Spring Application Period: September 1 – Nov 15