MIJTED STUDENTS exploring aviation career opportunities

Are you fascinated by the world of flight?

Aviation was designed for you. In two years with MIJTED you can explore career opportunities in aviation and receive FAA ground school certifications in air traffic control, fixed-wing flight and helicopters. Instruction includes professional-grade flight simulation, and in your fourth semester you’ll be offered the option to actually fly a glider.

 

Aviation Technology Program Information

COURSE OUTCOMES:

Yavapai College Aviation Technology Course Outcomes

LOCATION:

Yavapai College CTEC
220 Ruger Rd.
Prescott, AZ 86301

LENGTH OF PROGRAM:

2 years

GRADE LEVEL REQUIREMENT:

Junior – Senior

PREREQUISITES:

Passing Compass Scores

  • Reading – 70
  • Writing – 33
  • Pre-Algebra – 35
  • Algebra – 26

3.0 GPA for Math and Science Courses

**Application will not be considered if prerequisites are not met

MIJTED to Provide:

MIJTED Aviation Polo Shirt CLASS SCHEDULE:

There are two program offerings.

  • Monday – Thursday Courses
    1:45 – 4:15pm plue 1 hour a week online (Priority to 4 and 5 day schools)
  • Friday Only Courses
    8:00 – 1:00pm plus 5 hours a week online (Priority to 4 day schools)

CREDITS:

Up to 5 High School credits over two years, up to 16 Yavapai College credits over two years

**Yavapai College credits lead directly to an Associate of Applied Science in Professional Pilot for either airplanes or helicopters

**Friday Courses do not earn as many credits

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS:

Up to 2 FAA Certifications

  • Basic Ground Instructor
  • Fundamentals of Instruction

Info: www.faa.gov

STUDENT BENEFITS:

  • Enables students to make career decisions consistent with their aptitudes, interests, abilities, and academic achievement.
  • Provides a program of instruction that prepares students for post-secondary education and/or for employment.
  • Transferable credits to College or University.
  • Industry skills development experience and certification take straight to workforce.

CAREER SNAPSHOT:

Aviation Career Opportunities

Airline Pilot ($57,000 – 140,000)
Commercial Pilot ($36,000 – 124,000)
Air Traffic Controller ($61,000 – 169,000)

Salaries will range based on hiring entity, location, and years of experience.

Aviation Technology Course Sequence

(Central Campus Program)

 

Year 1

Fall Semester

AVT 104 Course – YC Credits: 2
Private Airplane Ground I

AVT 122 – YC Credits: 3
Fundamentals of Air Traffic Control
Fundamentals of Air Traffic Control 2

AVT 117 – YC Credits: 1
Private Airplane Simulation
Private Airplane Simulation 2

UAS 100 – YC Credits: 3
Intro Unmanned Systems

Spring Semester

AVT 105 – YC Credits: 2
Private Airplane Ground II

AVT 123 – YC Credits: 3
Air Traffic Control Procedures

AVT 236 – YC Credits: 1
Preventative Maintenance

UAS 200 – YC Credits: 3
Unmanned Aviation History Regulations, and Law

YEAR 1 CREDIT TOTALS:
High school: 2.5
Yavapai College: 18

Year 2

Fall Semester

AVT 109 – YC Credits: 2
Private Helicopter Ground I

AVT 124 – YC Credits: 3
Fundamentals of ATC Radar

AVT 113 – YC Credits: 1
Private Helicopter Simulation

CPD104 – YC Credits: 3
Career and Professional Development

Spring Semester

UAS103 – YC Credits: 3
UAS Simulations

ART 139 – YC Credits: 3
Fundamentals of Video Editing

YEAR 2 CREDIT TOTALS
High school: 2.5
Yavapai College: 15

*All program credits are awarded at the end of each year.  If a student leaves a program early he or she may not be awarded credit.

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