Collegiate Programs

Collegiate Programs

Have the cost, difficulty, and time requirements of becoming a pilot discouraged you from your dream? Our top-notch courses will prove you wrong! US Aviation Academy is rated as one of the best in the United States. We prioritize working with your unique schedule and budget constraints to turn your goal of flying into reality. These are some of the individual flight training courses you can choose from:

Tarrant County College – Fort Worth, TX

Nowadays, it is quite advantageous to have a degree when applying to airlines after earning your Air Transport Pilot, or ATP. US Aviation Academy has kept up with this trend by partnering with Tarrant County College, also known as TCC. Jointly, TCC and US Aviation offer fixed-wing training at the largest aviation education facility in Texas. The program can be completed in two years, after which students will have their license, ratings, and associate of applied science degree, or AAS. Tarrant County wants to help Aviation students achieve their goals as efficiently and affordably as possible. US Aviation is proud to offer this location and program to our students. If you want to learn more about this program, contact us! To become a part of the TCC program, apply now! Aviation Department

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Lone Star College – Conroe, TX

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Professional Pilot is designed to prepare the individual for a career as a professional pilot by earning the Private, Commercial, and Flight Instructor (CFI and CFII) Certificates along with the Instrument and Multi-Engine ratings. The degree is awarded to students upon successful completion of a common core of general education courses and a preset selection of aviation classes closely mapped to the needs and demands of the aviation industry. The curriculum is sequenced with FAA ground and flight classes so a student is prepared for employment as a Certified Flight Instructor while completing the general education requirements for the degree. The general education requirements provide the foundation for students who want to continue their education to a Bachelor’s degree.

Pre-enrollment to Do List

  • Attend an LSC Professional Pilot information session.
  • Apply for admission to Lone Star College.
  • Show college-level readiness in Reading, Writing, and Mathematics.
  • Get a Class II Medical Certificate from an FAA medical examiner. To find one-click Aviation Medical Examiner (AME)
  • Show proof of U.S. citizenship. Students who are not U.S. citizens must qualify for the FAA alien flight student program.
  • Arrange your finances so you have ready access to pay the flight class fess.
  • Complete a FAFSA application.
  • Review scholarship opportunities.
Start by looking at ALPA.org, AOPA.org, NBAA.org, EAA.org, UAA.org, WAI.org (Women in Aviation), OBAP.org (Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals). Approval requests for VA assistance are in progress.

Information Sessions Reservations

Prospective students are required to attend an information session as a part of the enrollment approval process. Courses, schedules, costs and funding sources, career information and other topics will be addressed in the information session.

Make Your Reservation

To make your reservation call the Lone Star College – Conroe Center front desk at 936-521-4571. You must have been recorded as attending an information session to be allowed to book for an advising session. You will need to arrive at the Conroe Center at least an hour before your scheduled advising in order to take the aviation aptitude written assessment.

Contact Information

LSC-ProPilot@lonestar.edu 936-521-4571

Liberty University – Denton, TX

 

Dutchess Community College – Poughkeepsie, NY

Dutchess Community College’s Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Aviation Science: Pilot (AVI) offers a state-of-the-art curriculum for those students who intend to enter the field of aviation as pilots. Designed primarily for students who anticipate transferring to a four-year institution to pursue a baccalaureate degree, the program contains a balance of liberal arts and science courses, technical courses, and flight labs. The program specifically prepares matriculated students to meet the stringent requirements outlined by the FAA in order to acquire a Private Pilot Certificate and Commercial Pilot Certificate, both with an Airplane Category Rating and a Single Engine Class Rating. In this process, students will gain the knowledge and proficiency necessary to acquire an Instrument Rating.

With successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Obtain an FAA certificate appropriate to the level of pilot proficiency;
  • Apply the scientific method, develop hypotheses, analyze results and draw conclusions;
  • Demonstrate the ability to use technology and software applications to produce an output or perform analyses appropriate to their academic program/discipline;
  • Work with graphical, numerical, or symbolic models to solve problems and interpret results.

Pre-enrollment To-Do List:

  • Contact the Aviation Science Program Chair for the current negotiated fee for flight training and for course/program information.
  • Courses must be selected in consultation with the Program Coordinator.
  • Successful completion of an FAA physical, leading to 1st or 2nd class Medical Certificate is required for enrollment.

Contact Information

53 Pendell Road Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 (845) 431-8000 admissions@sunydutchess.edu

Southeast Missouri State University – Cape Girardeau, MO

The Bachelor of Science in Professional Pilot provides the training to attain the FAA certifications needed to become a professional pilot. Successful students will obtain their private pilot, commercial pilot, and flight instructor certifications. Students in this program will begin flight training in their first semester. The core of the program is fundamental coursework to prepare for FAA certifications and a career in commercial aviation. The academic courses are paired with lab courses at the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport that prepare students to work with the aircraft both on the ground and in the air. Students will take the controls to gain flight hours. In addition, students take other classes to help them learn how to successfully manage an aircraft and its crew.

What You’ll Do:

  • Work closely with experienced faculty and gain practical experience in a program that will prepare you for commercial aviation;
  • Begin flight training in your first semester of college;
  • Take pilot training courses at the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport;
  • Graduate with the qualifications to become an FAA Certified Flight Instructor.

What You’ll Study:

  • AV110 Private Pilots
  • AV390 Aircraft Design
  • ET381 Fundamental of Flight

More about Southeast Missouri State University:

https://semo.edu/academics/programs/stem/engineering-tech/professional-pilot.html

Contact Information

Office of Admissions (573) 651-2590 admissions@semo.edu

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