Students sitting in classroom learning how to be a flight instructor.

Certified Flight Instructor

Certificate

Teach others your passion

Become a certified flight instructor and get paid while you continue to log flight hours. Earn while you learn: getting your flight instructor certificate at Lynn gives you a great opportunity to earn income in the aviation field, even with low flight hours. Plus, you’ll continue to log flight hours while you develop a new skill set.

What you’ll learn through the certified flight instructor program

  • Retain and refresh the aviation knowledge you’ve acquired as you teach it to others
  • Network in the aviation field
  • Develop your skill as a captain

Curriculum & requirements

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Career opportunities

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Estimated tuition

Rates based on flight hours logged.

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Certified flight instructor curriculum

Students in the certified flight instructor certificate program must complete 4 credit hours. The certified flight instructor program course includes:

AVM 310 Flight Instruction Methods and Procedures: This course will prepare you for the FAA flight instructor’s exam. By the end, you will be prepared to successfully complete all the training requirements for the commercial flight instructor’s ratings.

Prerequisites for the flight instructor course include:

In addition, requirements for the certified flight instructor certificate include:

  • Obtaining a visa if you are an international student
  • Passing a medical exam
  • Being at least 17 years old when you complete the certification

Flight instructor jobs and careers

Alumni of the Burton D. Morgan College of Aeronautics have used their new ratings and certificates to gain employment with nationally known companies including:

  • Spirit Airlines
  • Delta Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Atlanta Hartsfield airport authority
  • Opa Locka airport authority
  • CommutAir
  • Republic Airways

Or earn your B.S. in aviation management and qualify for specialist, coordinator and management roles, such as:

  • Air traffic controller
  • Private or commercial pilot
  • Information or HR specialist
  • Corporate manager
  • Airport manager
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