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What is an Associate Degree in Professional Pilot?

The Professional Pilot degree program provides both the flight and ground-school training required to successfully earn Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pilot certification. Students obtain flight training from the FAA approved Part 141 LCCC flight school.

The ground and flight training courses required for the issuance of an airmen certificate within the Professional Pilot Associate Degree program are licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Professional Pilot Courses

Your aviation courses will prepare you for success in either a future career or when pursuing a four-year degree. In this program, you’ll take classes like:

  • Private Pilot
  • Instrument Flight Theory
  • Commercial Pilot
  • Certified Flight Instructor
  • Commercial Pilot Multi-Engine

Bachelor’s Transfer Schools

Students who graduate with specific associate degrees to transfer as juniors into a bachelor’s degree program in a similar field of study at a participating four-year college. Learn more about transferring to a four-year school.

Your A.A.S. in Professional Pilot prepares you to transfer to the following four-year colleges or universities:

Program Coordinator

 Roger  Matteson

Roger Matteson

Aviation Instructor/Program Coordinator
Allentown, PA


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