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Aviation Technology, A.S. (382.2)

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South, Allegheny County Airport
Associate of Science

This program prepares students to meet the requirements for a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Commercial Pilot Single/Multi Engine Land certificate with an Instrument rating.

A minimum of a second-class medical is required for program entry.  A valid passport is required and one additional form of valid ID.  Registration for aviation courses requires approval by the Aviation Coordinator. 

Flight instruction for students is through a college-approved, FAA certified FAR141 fixed base operator. All flight training fees are in addition to college tuition and fees.

Upon completion of this program, graduates may find employment as a pilot or other roles in areas such as corporate, charter, freight, airline commuter, flight instructor or aerial/geographic mapping. In some areas, additional training may be required and students may transfer to a four-year college or university.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Demonstrate flight competency by exceeding FAA minimum requirements of pilot proficiency.
  2. Operate an aircraft in various meteorological conditions.
  3. Apply Crew Resource Management (CRM), Aeronautical Decision-Making (ADM), risk management skills and pilot fitness for flight.
  4. Define professional, ethical and social responsibilities of aviation professionals as they relate to the regional and national community.

Degree Requirements

Transfer Opportunity for Technology Leadership

Students graduating from CCAC with Associate Degree in technology-related fields can pursue a Bachelor’s degree in the following online programs:

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