Flight Training Certificate, Credit Certificate
The Flight Training certificate prepares students for employment as professional pilots with regional and major airlines, corporate flight departments, charter or cargo operators, agricultural flying, flight schools, or with a government agency or military service. Non-flying positions are also available with the Federal Aviation Administration or other federal, state and local aviation agencies. A valid FAA second class medical certificate is required.
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 completion of this program, graduates will:
- Be qualified for employment as a commercial pilot with regional and major airlines, corporate flight departments, business charter or cargo operators and fixed based operators.
- Be qualified for employment for non-aviation positions available with other transportation related services, law enforcement, or other federal, state and local agencies.
Upon successful completion of this certificate program, graduates will be able to:
- demonstrate leadership, teamwork, managerial, and organizational skills within the aviation industry;
- analyze and assess airline and corporate flight operations, government regulations, and safety and environmental concerns to plan and implement appropriate strategic and tactical business methodologies;
- measure the impact of global competition and security issues on the U.S. aviation industry, identify progressive actions to overcome these issues, and utilize technology to enhance efficiency and competitiveness;
- respond to changing paradigms and unique challenges associated with a culturally diverse workforce; and
- speak and write effectively for professional business communication in the aviation industry.
Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 24*
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.
Summer Session 1
Summer Session 2
The Flight Training certificate provides academic, simulator and flight training required to be licensed as a commercial pilot.
Type of Credential
Contacts and Additional Information
Aviation Program Faculty:
CCBC Catonsville, Professor Doug Williams
443-840-5498 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CCBC Catonsville, Professor Chris Komsa
443-840-4209 or email@example.com
CCBC Catonsville, Assistant Professor Joe Eichelberger
443-840-4463 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact the Aviation Technology Department
443-840-4157 or email@example.com
- FAA Air Traffic Collegiate Training Initiative (CTI) program
- FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems Collegiate Training Initiative program
- FAA approved Aircraft Dispatcher Certification program
- FAA approved for Restricted Airline Transport Pilot (R-ATP)
- Designated Statewide Programs include only the credit certificates and the Flight Operations Management degree.
- 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 (There are no program specific agreements currently.)
CCBC cannot confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in states other than Maryland. If you plan to apply for licensure in a state other than Maryland, contact that state's licensing board to determine whether the CCBC course or program meets requirements for licensure in that state. If you need assistance finding contact information for your state, click here.
Courses Needed for This Program*
Program Requirements - 24 Credits
- AVMT 131 - Private Pilot Ground School
- AVMT 132 - Private Pilot Certification Airplane I
- AVMT 133 - Private Pilot Certification Airplane II
- AVMT 231 - Instrument Pilot Ground School
- AVMT 232 - Instrument Pilot Rating Airplane I
- AVMT 233 - Instrument Pilot Rating Airplane II
- AVMT 236 - Commercial Pilot Ground School
- AVMT 237 - Commercial Pilot Certification Airplane I
- AVMT 238 - Commercial Pilot Certification Airplane II
- AVMT 257 - Commercial Pilot Certification Airplane Multi Engine
*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.