Air Traffic Control Certificate, Credit Certificate
The Air Traffic Control Certificate is designed to provide a strong foundation and understanding of Air Traffic Control operations. This does not qualify as a substitute for the FAA Collegiate Training Initiative (CTI) degree program. A certificate in Air Traffic Control will be awarded to students completing the above pattern with a 3.0 GPA or higher.
Students considering applying for this program should read the information available on the CCBC website at www.ccbcmd.edu/aviation.
Some aviation classes have lab fees. Fees are subject to change at the discretion of the Community College of Baltimore County.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:
- apply FAA and NTSB regulations and other aeronautical and security guidelines appropriately in various aviation and safety settings;
- perform basic air traffic controller duties in low-density traffic scenarios; and
- speak and communicate clearly and decisively using standard industry pilot-controller phraseology.
Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate 18*
This is a suggested schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits. Please contact the program coordinator for a suggested schedule starting in the Spring semester.
- AVMT 221 - The Air Traffic Control System
- AVMT 226 - Air Traffic Control Operations I
- AVMT 216 - Aviation Safety
The Air Traffic Control Certificate is designed to provide a strong foundation and understanding of Air Traffic Control operations.
Type of Credential
Contacts and Additional Information
CCBC Catonsville, Doug Williams
443-840-5498 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Program Director
CCBC Catonsville, Chris Komsa
443-840-4209 or email@example.com
Air Traffic Control Director
CCBC Catonsville, Joe Eichelberger
443-840-4463 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CCBC Catonsville, Pete Waters
443-840-5188 or email@example.com
Contact the Aviation Technology Department
443-840-4157 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- FAA Air Traffic Collegiate Training Initiative (CTI) program
- The credit certificates and the Flight Operations Management degree are designated Statewide Programs.
- Students considering applying for this program should read the information available on the CCBC Aviation Technology website at www.ccbcmd.edu/aviation.
- Flight Training courses approved under FAA Part 141.
- Some Aviation classes have lab fees. Fees are subject to change at the discretion of the Community College of Baltimore County.
- Opportunities for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) - For Aviation Technology, see Departmental Exam and Articulated Credit by Industry/Apprenticeship. Several General Education classes also have PLA opportunities.
- Articulation and Transfer Agreements
Courses Needed for This Program*
*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College. This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.