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
Yavapai College CTEC
220 Ruger Rd.
Prescott, AZ 86301
LENGTH OF PROGRAM:
GRADE LEVEL REQUIREMENT:
Junior – Senior
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)
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
Up to 2 FAA Certifications
- Basic Ground Instructor
- Fundamentals of Instruction
- 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.
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)
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
AVT 105 – YC Credits: 2
Private Airplane Ground II
AVT 123 – YC Credits: 3
Air Traffic Control Procedures
AVT 236 – YC Credits: 1
UAS 200 – YC Credits: 3
Unmanned Aviation History Regulations, and Law
YEAR 1 CREDIT TOTALS:
High school: 2.5
Yavapai College: 18
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
UAS103 – YC Credits: 3
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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