Traditional academic baccalaureate degree programs have become increasingly expensive throughout the US. For collegiate aviation students, this news is even more daunting. Students obtaining a bachelor's degree in aviation with a professional flight emphasis face unique challenges in today's colleges and universities not typified by a majority of 4-year degree programs. Perhaps the most distinctive challenge lays in the financial arena of cost and return on investment for a bachelor's degree in professional flight. This article will examine the various barriers associated with a typical bachelor's degree aviation student majoring in professional flight.
Scholarly Commons Citation
Ferguson, M. D.,
& Johnson, J. A.
Cost and Perceived Value in Obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Professional Flight: Will Collegiate Aviation Price Themselves Out of the Market with Technologically Advanced Aircraft?.
Journal of Aviation/Aerospace Education & Research, 17(1).