Puget Sound Skills Center
18010 8th Avenue South Burien, WA 98148

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Puget Sound Skills Center
18010 8th Avenue South Burien, WA 98148

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Aeronautical Science Pathway

The Aeronautical Science Pathway (ASP) program is designed for high school juniors and seniors who want to become professional pilots or work in one of many Aviation Operations Management fields, such as unmanned aerial systems, air traffic control, airline or airport management or airline dispatch.

Six college-level courses will be embedded within each year-long course, all which are core to earning an Associate and a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Aeronautical Science at Green River College.

In addition to academic/technical content, this course includes a strong leadership component. Students will learn how to best prepare for job interviews, how to work most effectively in teams and assume key leadership roles, and how to successfully participate in competitive events. Mentoring by industry leaders and connection to internship experiences, as well as scholarship opportunities to continue post-high school education and flight training, will be key benefits of the program. And, there will be lots of opportunities to participate in aviation events and meet leaders in the industry!

Aeronautical Science Pathway


The Museum of Flight 
9404 E. Marginal Way South, 
Seattle, Washington 98108

Note: Students enrolled in this program must provide their own transportation to and from The Museum of Flight.

Located on Boeing Field and surrounded by more than 200 aviation-related businesses and organizations, the Museum is an ideal location for this aviation course. The Museum itself is an unparalleled learning laboratory with iconic aircraft, flight simulators, a space gallery, a career center, and over 200 volunteers who serve as docents—all with rich backgrounds as pilots, engineers, astronauts, innovators, scientists, flight attendants and crew members, airline and airport managers, educators, and in other related fields.

Imagine the value of being immersed in an environment that includes all this and more—one that makes learning relevant and applicable and simply could not be matched by any other institution of learning.’s an inspiring and fun place to be!

How to Register

Enrolled in the Highline, Tahoma, Tukwila or Federal Way School Districts? Contact your school counselor to register through the Puget Sound Skills Center.

School district not listed above? Please complete the online ASP Student Inquiry form.