Commercial Pilot

Certificate

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It’s not a job if you don’t get paid—and a commercial pilot certificate allows you to do just that. With this certificate you can charge for your piloting services. The commercial pilot certificate takes you deeper into your training and knowledge, with more rigorous standards to meet and more in-depth maneuvers to execute.

What you’ll learn through the commercial pilot certificate program

  • Advanced flight maneuver skills
  • In-depth commercial performance maneuvers

Curriculum & requirements

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Career opportunities

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Estimated annual tuition

$28,260

*Flight training available; additional fees apply.

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Commercial pilot curriculum

Students in this certificate program must complete the 4 credit hours of these two courses:

AVM 230 Commercial Flight Theory: This will prepare you for both the written and oral FAA exams for your Commercial Pilot Certificate. 

AVM 231 Commercial Flight Training: Complete the required flight to be eligible for the certificate. 

Prerequisites:

In addition, requirements for the commercial pilot 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

Commercial pilot career opportunities

Becoming a professional airline pilot with this professional-level certification will make you a more accomplished airplane pilot. 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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