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Theological Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we're dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

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Missions Aviation

A degree in missions aviation combines your passion for spreading the Gospel with your aptitude for air travel. You will graduate with biblical and intercultural experience along with either aircraft maintenance or piloting instruction through the School of Missionary Aviation Technology (SMAT), a nationally accredited aviation school.

Degree Type

  • Bachelor of Science

Academic Division

  • Bible, Religion & Ministry Division

Format

  • Residential

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Of Bible, Religion & Ministry Division graduates from the class of 2019 were employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.

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Student-to-faculty ratio with an average class size of 22.

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CU missions aviation graduates are working with missions organizations in over 23 countries across the globe.

Internships

Along with training from SMAT, you will also have an internship built into your missions aviation program.

Opportunities

  • Coming soon!

Careers

Our graduates from the missions aviation program go on to utilize their flight and ministry skills in a number of ministries, from missionary networks to schools. You will graduate from this program prepared to become a missionary aviator for a number of different organizations.

Opportunities

  • Duncan Aviation
  • Kent Intermediate School District
  • Executive Air Transport Inc

Program Features

The missions aviation program at Cornerstone is designed to inspire your intellect, deepen your character and prepare you to lead in your career with influence and wisdom.

Degree Planning Guide

From caring professors to one-on-one advising appointments, we have resources to support you in reaching your goals and being successful in your classes.

Select the sample degree plan to see a list of the classes you’ll take as a student with a major in missions aviation.

Missions Aviation Four-Year Planning Guide (PDF)

Advanced Standing at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary

Missions aviation majors have the opportunity to qualify for advanced standing at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. This gives you the option to apply up to 24 of your bachelor’s degree credits towards a master’s degree in divinity, ministry, biblical studies or counseling. This is a useful way to complete up to 25% of your master’s degree before graduating from Cornerstone.

Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes are the foundation of a CU degree. Explore how our missions aviation program prepares you with the essential knowledge and 21st-century skills to reach your God-given potential and become a lifelong learner.

The Bible professors at CU challenged me to figure out what I believe and why I believe in the context of theological issues. In both my personal life and spiritual life, I grew immensely.

Regan Billings (’16)

Faculty

CU professors are devoted to the success of our students. Select a faculty member to learn more about their campus involvement, research interests and teaching responsibilities.

Related Programs

Cornerstone offers a variety of religion and ministry programs. Discover how God wants to use your gifts in one of our ministry-related programs.

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Contact

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Hours

MON - FRI: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SAT & SUN: Closed

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.