A professional pilot begins her flight at the Burton D. Morgan College of Aeronautics.

Professional Pilot

Bachelor of Science

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Whether you’re interested in commercial or private aviation, a professional pilot degree will open many doors. Our complete flight-training curriculum will prepare you to take the rATP ground test. Lynn is one of only a few schools offering this expert training, and it will set you apart from graduates of other aviation programs.

What you'll learn in the professional pilot program

  • Preparation for the rATP ground test

Curriculum & requirements

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Professional pilot curriculum 

The Burton D. Morgan College of Aeronautics is a world-class aviation academy with a state-of-the-art training facility designed to help fulfill the educational needs of the vast, dynamic, global aviation profession. The college offers a variety of programs designed to provide students with the education and training needed to successfully enter the aviation profession. The professional pilot program provides a wide range of educational and experiential opportunities for students to begin a career as a qualified, licensed professional pilot.

Course preview

AVF 230 Commercial Flight Training
Complete the required flight knowledge and skills and prepares students for the FAA flight test leading to the commercial pilot certificate.

AVF 310 Flight Instruction Methods and Procedures
Methodology and requirements of flight instruction that prepare the student for the FAA flight instructor’s examination. Flight training and successful completion of all training requirements for the commercial flight instructor’s ratings are involved.

AVF 477 Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) Certificate
This course will result in attaining the Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate. Lynn University is authorized under our FAR Part 142 certificate to provide ATP training. The syllabus is FAA approved. Lynn students will receive academic credit for this work. A student may take the ATP credit or the 737 familiarization credit, but not both.

Graduates must complete a total of 120 credits. 

Professional pilot jobs 

Whether you’re looking to y privately, corporately or commercially, Lynn’s professional pilot program will prepare you for your dream job. A professional pilot degree from Lynn, will give you invaluable opportunities, including exposure to jobs in the following areas

  • Fixed base operator management
  • Airline management
  • Air interdiction
  • Artificial intelligence

Our graduates have impressive internship opportunities while studying at Lynn, which lead to career success. Take a look at the companies our alumni have gained employment with: 

  • LaGuardia airport authority

  • Atlanta Hartsfield airport authority
  • Air Cargo Inc.
  • Seabourne Airlines
  • Executive Jet
  • American Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • CommutAir
  • Spirit Airlines
  • Republic Airways
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