Global Aviation Degree Program Career Opportunities

Find out the career options available through our global aviation degree program


The global aviation degree program from Saint Louis University’s Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology prepares flight science students to work as a pilot in a variety of countries across the globe.

Global Aviation Career Options

International Pilot Jobs - This is the main reason students at Parks College choose to enroll in this program. Upon graduation, you will be able to meet both Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA is formerly known as the JAA) standards across all important areas for achieving flight certification.

When students are trained to these specific global aviation degree program standards, they will be able to transition to obtaining pilot’s licenses in the following countries and more:

  • France
  • Italy
  • Switzerland
  • Germany
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • United Kingdom

Keep in mind that each country will have its own set of requirements. Parks College helps you achieve flight certification according to FAA and EASA, which is a great starting point to working internationally.

Other Career Locations: The global aviation program also prepares graduates to work in a variety of other countries in the European Union and nearby nations through meeting EASA standards. Together, the EASA makes up the largest market for airplane pilots in the entire world.

How The Global Aviation Program Helps You Get International Pilot Jobs

Here are just some of the highlights of the Global Aviation Program:

  • Students study EASA and FAA flight at SLU’s international campus in Madrid, Spain, during their freshman year.
  • The program saves pilots from an often expensive process if they wish to work somewhere other than the United States at any point in their careers.
  • Courses focus on training students in the highest international aviation standards from both the FAA and EASA. This applies to both theory and flight.
  • The program courses translate students’ FAA flight ratings to almost any region in the world.
  • Theoretical aviation courses meet EASA Airline Transport Pilot License training practices and specific standards. These educational and training courses are more rigorous than what is required by the FAA of the U.S.

Learn More About The Global Aviation Program At Parks College

If you’re interested in aviation, want to study in a variety of unique university settings (including abroad) and want the flexibility to work anywhere in the world during your career as a pilot, apply to become part of the Parks College tradition today. Want to learn more before applying? Explore our different aviation degree programs.