Mission Aviation B.S.

This program is available at our Longview campus.


Want to serve as an aircraft technician on the mission field?

As a Christian university known for our excellence in aviation, we prepare our graduates to live out God's calling for their lives in aircraft and hangars around the globe. Our Bachelor of Science in Mission Aviation will specifically prepare you to use your love of airplanes to help spread the gospel through aviation maintenance, making a tangible difference in countless lives.

Mission aviation organizations, such as ABWE Air, Aim Air, JAARS, Kingdom Air Corps,  MAF,  MMS, and New Tribes Mission, visit the campus regularly, meeting with students and providing input into the mission aviation training program. Students have opportunities to work with mission organizations during spring break and internships.

LETU's Christian aircraft mechanic training program will prepare you to perform the high quality maintenance and repair that mission airplanes require. After completing the Mission Aviation program, you will graduate with your Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Technician Certificate. Mission aviation maintenance specialists are in high demand, so if your interests lie in , there's a place of service waiting for you.

You too will have the opportunity to experience cross-cultural missions firsthand during a mission aviation "vision trip."

Some mission aviation students are also members of LUMA, LeTourneau University's Mission Aviation club.


Interesting Classes You'll Take

  • Airframe Electrical
  • Aerodynamics for Pilots
  • Commercial Flight - Missions Emphasis
  • Powerplant Systems Troubleshooting

To learn more about specific course requirements, view the course catalog.


What can you do with this degree?

At LETU, our mission pilot preparation is about more than just technical training. Our Bachelor of Science in Mission Aviation involves extensive hands-on learning experience in an authentic Christian flight school environment. During a mission aviation "vision trip," you will experience cross-cultural missions firsthand with a mission aviation organization.

  • Missionary maintenance specialist
  • Aircraft maintenance technician

From an Alum

Abby Daugherty graduated Fall 2015. This is what she had to say about her experience a few days before her own graduation

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