Southwestern Illinois College offers degree programs in Aviation Flight for both fixed wing and rotary wing, Aviation Management and Aviation Maintenance. An Aircraft Dispatcher program is available as a certificate program or an option within an Associate Degree program. An on campus B.S. Degree in Aviation Management is also available that can be completed in as little as 16 months after completing an Associate in Applied Science degree. Southwestern also offers aircraft systems training courses for the ERJ 145 Regional Jet to help prepare students for a Regional Jet Airline career.
Southwestern is one of a few colleges in the country that offers a 1 year Airframe and Power Plant certificate program.