The professional pilot program is designed for the student who plans to enter the workforce immediately as a professional
pilot. All instruction occurs under Part141 of the Federal Aviation Regulation (FARs). Students successfully completing therequired curriculum will receive an associate in applied science degree which prepares them for job opportunities in the aviation industry. This program prepares students for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)certifications in Private and Commercial Pilot with Instrument Rating.The student will also gain knowledge of basic management and business skills needed in the aviation industry.
This program is made possible through a partnership with Red River Flight Academy (RRFA). All flying courses are taught at RRFA. Of the 62 credit hours required for this degree, 12 credit hours are taught at RRFA which equates to 19% of this degree program.
The college is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as approved pilot school with the following ratings: (1) private pilot course; (2) commercial pilot course; and (3) instrumental rating course.