Associate of Science in Professional Pilot Science

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The Associate of Science degree in Professional Pilot Science readies graduates for careers as professional pilots and/or flight instructors. The program prepares students to earn the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Commercial Pilot Certificate, with Single and Multi-Engine Land class ratings, as well as an Instrument Rating. This program also prepares students for additional optional certificates qualifying them to become Certified Flight Instructors (Airplane), Certified Instrument Flight Instructors, and/or Certified Multi-Engine Flight Instructors.

This associate’s degree requires a total of 64 credits. The program consists of 18 credits of General Education courses and an aviation core of 39 credits. Seven credits of elective courses complete the program. These elective credits can be used for aerospace industry internships, additional professional development courses, or to obtain flight instructor certification.

The Professional Pilot Science Program prepares graduates for careers as professional pilots and flight instructors. The program curriculum prepares students to earn a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Commercial Pilot Certificate, Single and Multi-Engine Land, with an Instrument Rating. This program also prepares students for additional optional certificates in Certified Flight Instructor Airplane, Certified Instrument Flight Instructor, and Certified Multi-Engine Flight Instructor.

The Associate of Science degree in Professional Pilot Science requires a total of 64 credits. The program consists of 18 credits of General Education courses and an aviation core of 39 credits. Seven credits of elective courses complete the program. For more information about flight training requirements and costs, students should visit the Aerospace website.

Certain courses in this program require placement at the college level or satisfaction of developmental education requirements in reading, writing, and mathematics.

Last updated Jan 2018

About the School

Polk State College, established in 1964, is a multi-campus institution serving over 20,000 students with Bachelor of Applied Science, Bachelor of Science, Associate in Arts and Associate in Science d ... Read More

Polk State College, established in 1964, is a multi-campus institution serving over 20,000 students with Bachelor of Applied Science, Bachelor of Science, Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees, as well as a wide range of certificate and workforce training options. The College also operates three charter high schools. Read less
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