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AVIATION AND AEROSPACE AT MSU DENVER

If you’ll forgive the cliché, career opportunities for aviation students in Colorado really are sky-high.

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The Centennial State is the second-most prolific aviation and aerospace employer in the United States. As the industry has grown, our Aviation and Aerospace Science Department has evolved into one of the largest and most sophisticated programs in the country while remaining the most affordable program of its kind. 

It’s no mystery why MSU Denver’s aviation program is so popular. Our partnerships with the industry mean students have access to the same advanced technology and software used at NASA.

Our close relationships with nearby aerospace contractors  including Lockheed Martin, Ball Aerospace, Jeppesen-Boeing and now United Airlinestranslates into incredible internship and job opportunities. And did we mention the brand-new, state-of-the-art Aerospace and Engineering Sciences Building on campus?

Not only is our location in an epicenter of aviation and aerospace commerce, but you also have access to a number of valuable and innovative resources such as:

At MSU Denver, we have everything in place to ensure the best possible education in this fascinating area. So join our degree program – and watch your career take off.



Aerospace student, Natalya Shemigon, posing in front of an aircraft I keep falling in love with flying deeper and deeper. Just when I think, "this is as good as it gets," a new adventure comes along. I just got my commercial pilots license and am currently working on my bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Science with a concentration as a flight officer. With the help of Metro University's Aerobatics and Glider club I strive to become a better and safer pilot. Follow your heart no matter the heights, wear a parachute in case all else fails.

Natalya Shemigon

Aerospace Science student


Career Prospects

Here’s where a BS in Aviation and Aerospace Science might take you:
Airline management, airport planning and operations, airport safety and security, aeronautical management.



Kevin Kuhlmann_Aviation and Aerospace Science We offer one of the largest and most advanced collegiate aviation programs in the country and are well positioned to provide the airline industry with highly qualified pilots that can address future staffing needs.

Kevin Kuhlmann, M.A.S.

Associate Chair, Aviation & Aerospace Science


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Contact Us
Seventh Street Classroom
1250 - 7th Street, Room 102
Campus Box 30, PO Box 173362
Denver, Colorado 80217
Phone: 303-605-5287 
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