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Aerospace Academy

Attention upcoming Juniors and Seniors! Get a head start in the Aerospace Industry and build lasting connections in this close‑knit community.

Aerospace Academy Application

Who are we?

Located at Tulsa Tech's Riverside Campus near R.L. Jones Airport, the Aerospace Academy offers technical and academic training in a blended learning environment. Students have the opportunity to attend Tulsa Tech all day and train in areas that support Tulsa’s Aerospace Industry. These programs include:

Who Can Attend?

  • Open to High School students
    High School Juniors and Seniors

If you enjoy working at your own pace, this is definitely a program for you. At the same time, we are a program built on a strong sense of community and support.

How do you sign up?

Contact your high school counselor, call us at (918) 828-5000, or send an email to paula.bearden@tulsatech.edu or kimberly.thompson@tulsatech.edu. We’ll help you with any questions along the way.

Student practices on a flight simulator

Student measures substance in preparation for project

Student works on aircraft engine

Why join the Aerospace Academy?

There are lots of reasons to love being part of the Aerospace Academy – the community, the friendships, the shared interests in the Aerospace Industry. Here are a few more specific reasons we think you should join us:

  • Self-paced learning environment
  • Credit recovery option
  • Small class environment
  • Certified teacher in the classroom
  • Teacher-monitored for success
  • Field trips to local industries
  • Mentorships available for seniors
  • Resume and job interview training

What do our students say?

“The best part had to be that I got to finish my classes early and have the opportunity to have a mentor. The friends I have made are also awesome and I wouldn’t have had an opportunity to meet them anywhere else.”

Bo, a Senior at Catoosa High School
Aviation Maintenance Technician

“I think the best part about joining the Aerospace Academy is having a group of people interested in the same things you are, and the support from all of them.”

Race, a Junior at Sand Springs High School
Private Pilot Ground School