Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew

Flying high among the clouds is a thrilling experience for some of us. Those who truly love flying may consider becoming an airline/commercial/professional pilot and flight crew major. A program in airline/commercial/professional pilot and flight crew prepares students to apply technical knowledge and skills to the flying and navigation of commercial passenger, cargo, agricultural, corporate, and rescue aircraft. The curriculum for this major generally includes instruction in the principles of aircraft design and performance, aircraft flight systems and controls, flight crew operations and procedures, radio communications, navigation procedures and systems, airways safety and traffic regulations, and governmental rules and regulations pertaining to piloting aircraft. Courses are held in a number of settings, including a typical classroom, a flight simulator, or a real plane. Career opportunities exist in a number of areas for individuals holding a degree in airline/commercial/professional pilot and flight crew. Some graduates work as flight crew members, airline pilots, commercial pilots, or flight instructors.

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Colleges

“…Purdue is basically a land of opportunity; you get out of it what you put in, and much, much more. More majors and minors than you can imagine, even more clubs and organizations--something for everyone! I love this school and campus to the bottom of...” – Marie from Goose Creek, SC

“…The atmosphere of Baylor is very relaxing. The people on campus are really friendly. It is easy to make friends on a campus this size.” – Chalice from Pflugerville, TX

“…embry-riddle aeronautical university (riddle to current students) is the top aviation and aeronautical engineering university in the country. we are a very diverse campus, hosting students from all around the world. however, we are also very small,...” – Melanie from Crystal River, FL

“…eastern is a fun, friendly school. all the professors are nice and really good at helping you retain the most knowledge possible. your fellow students are welcoming and willing to help all you have to do is ask.” – Stephanie from Ypsilanti, MI

“…kansas state university is an all around great university weither it be their sports team or academics. this university has such a welcoming atmosphere. manhattan and kansas state have a small town feel but in a bigger college experience.” – Student from Manhattan, KS

“…WMU has a very nice campus where everything is fairly close to each other, unlike big 10 universities with enormous campuses. The professors are very helpful and personable due to the small classes and the opportunity to get acquainted with one...” – Alexander from Shelby Township, MI

“…This school is amazing. The teachers are very understanding and seem to love their jobs. The campus is very beautiful, clean, and very easy to navigate.” – Kirby from Chesapeake, VA

“…more from day one if you want it to be more from the day you move in. small but nice campus that has a fresh atmoshpere while still able to give great student to teacher figures. it has a big feel school with the small town attributes, couldn't ask...” – Tom from Terre Haute, IN

“…I can't imagine going to school anywhere else in the world. Utah State always has something going on for everyone: introverts, geeks, prospective entrepreneurs, farmers, you name it. The courses are challenging enough, and it is so easy to find...” – Kjersti from Ogden, UT

“…SIUC is a great school if you are looking for a school that has countless opportunities. I have only been here for a semester and I have gotten email after email from my respective college (Education and Human Services) about different opportunities...” – Aaron from Fresno, CA

“…Through Central Washington University, there are thousands of students who have the potential for educational success. Because of this, and because of Central's great ability to contribute to the education of its students, I would give the school a...” – Haellie from Buckley, WA

Broward College
Fort Lauderdale, FL

“…Broward College is a good school. They really help people learn, compensating for disabilities, and different learning-styles.” – Jennifer from Lauderhill, FL

“…UND is a great school that has a small-town feel, while offering the amenities of living in a big city. It is especially nice to have only short walks to class, as the campus is so condensed and there is a great school-run bus system. In addition,...” – Andrew from Grand Chute, WI

“…Eastern Kentucky University is very centered around students. Every student is treated with the utmost respect and all questions asked are answered. It is easy to get information from faculty about a class or about administration issues at EKU which...” – Kaitlin from Richmond, KY

“…palm beach state college is an affordable and highly diverse educational institutional in palm beach county. they offer many courses in hundreds of majors and also offer many great activities both on and off campus. also, palm beach state college...” – Ryan from Palm Beach Gardens, FL

“…i love how the general education courses are intergrated into the engineering department. the school helps you adjust to your new surrounding. the support with your classes is amazing.” – Richard from Corona, CA

“…uvu is a great place for gaining a higher education. it is very challenging to the mind. the school is very supportive of its students. ” – Stephanie from Orem, UT

“…Jacksonville University is the home to a diverse student body, but the schools variety does not stop there. Jacksonville has various social, cultural, greek, religious, performance arts, and other service organizations. The Jacksonville University...” – Chunia from Indianapolis, IN

“…Santa Fe is just what you expect college to be. It is fun, classes are entertaining and people are interesting. ” – Juan from Gainesville, FL

“…Very dedicated professors and admin that can get you to the path you want. They also put a great deal of time in to be able to work one on one. The campus is very relaxing and the facilities are newer. ” – Jason from Bolingbrook, IL

“…suu has a beautiful campus and is full of teachers and counselors that are ready to help you!” – Brielle from Blanding, UT

“…this is a great school to attend. there are small classroom sizes and teachers who really care. this is an awesome place to make friends for life.” – katie from Saint Louis, MO

“…delta state unversity is a fine college. it may become challenging at times, but who said life was easy. i'm a freshman here, and i'm enjoying my enrollment at this school.” – Truman from Batesville, MS

“…To say the least, UAF is a unique, culturally diverse University. Fairbanks has opportunities available for students that no other university can offer (ice climbing, anyone?). Small class size and a community atmosphere make UAF the perfect place to...” – Kate

“…This school is an excellent way to learn with a broad areas to major in. It also is affordable some classes have tutoring specific to that class. I like being able to enjoy school activities and the fact I can meet people with simular interest. A+ ” – Lillian from Portland, OR

“…orange coast college is one of the best community colleges in california, in transfer rates, athletics and academics. there are so many resources and opportunities to succeed and move forward, weather you want to transfer to a university or to get a...” – Jasmine from Costa Mesa, CA

“…Metro is a school that offers a lot of potential and I have truly enjoyed my experience there. Overall I have had wonderful instructors and now that I am getting closer to earning my degree, I find that I have very knowledgeable professors in my...” – Jaclyn from Lakewood, CO

“…overall this has been a good school, many of the students are focused and the teachers i've had have been helpful and willing to spend time answering questions. ” – Brice

“…St. Petersburg College cares about assisting their students in many ways to achieve their graduating goals. Teachers are realistic and teach appropriately without prejudice. Advisors lead the students in the direction they need to go to reach their...” – Tammy from Pinellas Park, FL

“…sacramento city college is a great place to meet new people. the professors are kind and gives attention to every student. the campus is beautiful and the classes are also very easy to find.” – Karen from Elk Grove, CA

“…They are dedicated to helping you succeed and move on to the next level of your education. It's rare to find professors that go above and beyond, but at Salt Lake Community College they care about America's future. They are a great starting point!” – Jennica from Midvale, UT

“…The professors don't see questions as stupid because if chances are there are a few other people in your class who are wondering the same thing. They truly care about a student's life and will try to help them succeed. The campus constantly has some...” – Kassandra from Valley Stream, NY

“…is a really good college. the faculty here is excellent. one of the things that i like here is that polk state college have a really good nursing program in which im willing to take.” – Pablo from Haones City, FL

“…this is my second year at cypress college so far i like it. most of teachers are helpful but i do recommend you to check rate your professor before registering for classes!” – Yvonne from Stanton, CA

“…Your basic college, very affordable with great professors. Good for getting started, and I recommend using this as a starter college if you plan to transfer. Be patient with the registrar! ” – A Student from Nevada

“…despite being the largest centrally-located community college in the state of ohio, scc is easy to navigate and a very well-rounded school. the individual attention and assistance is remarkable. i am so proud to call myself a scc tartan. ” – Brittany from Dayton, OH

“…They are a great school, with one on one teacher assistance. I love it being local and to have classes that work around my busy life. The smaller classes make it easier to interact with the professor and other students. All questions I have had, were...” – Tina from Holland, IN

“…they are really on you on what to do and how to do it. the key is to stay consistent and pay attention. review your notes and don't slack off.” – Pete from Jacksonville, FL

“… It is my opinion that school is school wherever you go, but it is the people who teach there and attend with you and what the school is about that will either draw you in or repel you. The wee town of Ruston is as cozy as a campfire in December and...” – Leah from Shreveport, LA

“…lane community college is a great school with a hard working, friendly faculty that give personal attention to their students which is made easy by our smaller class sizes. also, lcc has a sustainable organic garden on campus, run by students and...” – Julie from Eugene, OR

“…Quincy University is like a big family home. Everyone knows everyone for something or other. Everyone is very friendly, loving and accepting. ” – Philip from South Holland, IL

“…Embry-Riddle is a great university with dedicated educators. Be prepared to be challenged and incredible opportunities will unfold in front of you. If you love aviation then Riddle is the place for you.” – Andrew from Cave Creek, AZ

“…The parking at this school is wonderful. You are always near your classes. I feel that many of the teachers here are worn out on instructing. They simply are not very excited about teaching anymore nor answering questions. ” – AZ Heat

“…they have very helpful instructors and they will do anything they can to help you succeed in class. the campus is well kept and very big with great facilitys. i love uaa because everyone there, including students, will help you in anyway they can.” – Lucinda from Palmer, AK

“…Middle Georgia State College is affordable. Middle Georgia State College is full of resources to help you succeed in your academic career. Middle Georgia State College provides a learning environment for all types of students.” – Brandon from Warner Robins, GA

“…ULM is a small tit-knit college where everyone is friendly. It is not to small, but it is small enough to feel like a home away from home. The education that you will receive here will be excellent and provided by caring teachers.” – Student from Natchitoches, LA

“…ctc is a awesome school if you are looking for a degree. professors are of decent quality and facilities are nice. the best thing is the price of the courses is very low, around sixty dollars per credit hour.” – Taylor from Copperas Cove, TX

“…mountain view college is affordable and has a quality about itself. this school holds a high expectation for all of it's students. this school even encourages every student to put their best foot forward.” – Edward from Dallas, TX

“…My experience there for my first year of college was great. I feel they have prepared me to go into a 4-year university. They also were pretty good when it came to helping me with my schedule, financial aid, etc.” – Jocelyn from San Antonio, TX

“…JCC has wonderful instructors that help you succeed. Faculty are employeed in the subject matter they teach so they know what they teach. The small class sizes give way to more personal instruction.” – JACQUELINE from Adrian, MI

“…i have visited the university of dubuque twice, and had a few family members go to the university of dubuque, and so far it has been great. i have met the professors who i will be learning from and everyone seems to have something interesting to say...” – Nathaniel from Cedar Falls Iowa, IA

“…Easily accessible. Reasonably priced. Friendly, approachable staff and professors.” – Corwin from Kent, WA

“…this school is absolutely top notch the teachers are excellent. your grades are only as good as the effort you put in the staff is excellent all around at dutchess!” – Damian from Wappingers Falls, NY

“…LeTourneau University is a very professional school. They make you work hard, lean a lot and have fun doing it. It is very hands on and the teachers go the extra mile to make sure you succeed at what you are doing in the LeTourneau Community and...” – Rebecca from Crestwood, KY

“…Mount San Antonio College is a great school for students who are unsure of their intended field of study and are looking to explore numerous fields to find their interests. Mt. SAC is filled with great teachers, some with outstanding national awards,...” – John from Chino, CA

“…Yavapai College offers a very good array of selection of class choices for just about any field of interest. When the college had its' renovation, it made it so easy to access one building and room for registration, advising, cashier, and financial...” – Kathy from Prescott, AZ

“…Very welcoming and charming. WWU is not your typical college. People are here for more than just getting an education and partying.” – Alessandra from College Place, WA

“…Mercer County Community College is good school to start off, finishing or continuing your education. Good reason to go to Mercer County Community College because its affordable and they challenge students to go farther. I rated Mercer County...” – Foster from Hamilton, NJ

“…Great college. It is small so you can get to know all of your professors. Its not too expensive.” – Kaylyn from Pottsboro, TX

“…keep it clean and on-topic. don't make it personal. please don't include personal attacks, inaccurate information or offensive remarks in your review.” – Aneesh from India

“…Casper College has provided me with the opportunity to further my education, develop my social skills, and become an overall well rounded student. The faculty that has assisted me in my endeavors has been more helpful than I ever could have imagined...” – Katherine from Casper, WY

“…great advancement opportunities for students after college. great internship opportunities and helpful placement in them. great helpful and encouraging staff. ” – Stephanie from West Valley, UT

“…North Shore Community college is a grate school to begin you academic career. They offer a MASS Transfer benefit that is worth looking into. You can cut 2 years of course work out (transfer as a junior) if you continue to a four year state college...” – Christen from Saugus, MA

“…San Jacinto is an excellent college for duel credit students such as myself. It puts students in the position to take responsibility as young adults while still in high school. Overall, it is a good two year college as well.” – Ashley from Channelview, TX

“…Lake Superior College is a fantastic place to learn! The campus itself is very welcoming and modern, all the teachers are eager to teach and help you learn the way that suits you, and they have a great deal of clubs and activities to participate in!...” – Corina from Duluth, MN

“…Gateway is a great school whether you're receiving an associate degree, a certificate, or just taking a class for fun. Gateway has a wide range of degree/certificate programs to satisfy different interests and career focuses. Since Gateway has...” – Megan from Mt. Pleasant, WI

“…I love this college! All the classes are easy to find and registration is a breeze! Not only that but all the teachers are professional and very helpful.” – Amanda from Sycamore, IL

“…IHCC is a very affordable college which is very helpful. They offer a variety of programs which all have great scholarships. There is no school on Friday so this is a real perk. ” – Caitlyn from Albia, IA

“…This college was very easy for me to commute to and from. I believe I received a great deal of knowledge here. The teachers were helpful and understanding.” – Megan from Rockaway, NJ

“…Luzerne County Community College has shown me that a great education does not have to break your pocket or bank account. My professors and the faculty are very helpful in assisting my needs. I am getting the best education I can that's affordable...” – Megan from White Haven, PA

“…the instructors at clover park technical college are dedicated to their students success. i have been met with nothing but positive encouragement from my instructors to help reach my goals. clover park technical college is a top rate college. ” – Denise from Tacoma, WA

“…Great hands on education. Putting into perspective everything you are learning and how to use it in your current or future career. Instructor's are very helpful and student services offers a wide variety of resources for any type of help students...” – Terrie from Hortonville, WI

“…Pulaski Tech is a good school. It has small classrooms. The teachers are nice and great at what they do.” – Student from AR

“…I am a high school student that is duel enrolled at NMC. I love all the help we received at NMC when my Mom and I went for orientation. Its great to be able to do my class through the Internet while in high school and next fall as a high school...” – Lexi from Benzonia, MI

“…i believe lehigh carbon community college is an amazing facility. it's not overwhelming to come here and it's a very nice campus. classes are small and you get to connect with your teachers very well. ” – Katelyn from Slatington, PA

“…This is a great school in preparation for transfer to a UC program. The professors are challenging and serious about giving you a quality education which will compete with the Major Universities. I have enjoyed my experience thus far and will be...” – Andrea from San Marcos, CA

“…beautiful location. cocc is anything but just a community college. the difficulty of classes prepares you very well for either transferring to a university or succeed in your choice of career. ” – Kristina from Bend, OR

“…i would definitely give them the highest rating possible for various reasons. in their own way they exceed even the ivy league schools. 10 out of 10; 100 out of a 100; whatever the variable they are tops.” – Sandra from Rillton, PA

“…MVCC is a great school for those who want a good education for less money, also because you can figure out what you want to do before attending a four year school. Has very many classes and majors to choose from. It can be a bit confusing and...” – Kaitlin from Clinton, NY

“…Rocky Mountain College is a friendly and safe environment for all students. Rocky's small student population creates a great one on one relationship with your professors. I feel that Rocky's extremely friendly staff and students are a great place for...” – Philip from Dutton, MT

“…Excellent environment for business professional returning to school. Instructors will continue to challenge you and apply concepts to your industry/experience. Environments forces you to focus and be prepared.” – Patricia from Winston Salem, NC

“…the smaller campus leads to a better student teacher relationship. the offices are all very helpful also. ” – Dylan from Warren, PA

“…enrollment has increased at tcc. the standards for all student are set high for success. weekend college has helped full time workers to enter college. ” – Renee from Ft. Worth, TX

“…tstc has practical instructors and even though, i'm miles from home, i still feel comfortable. i'd rate my overall college experience so far as a 8 out of 10.” – Nathaniel from Red oak, TX

“…i really like big bend community college. big bend has a great friendly staff. i feel very comfortable here because it is not too big.” – Tiffany from SOAP LAKE, WA

“…I rate this school a 10 out of 10 for having the fleixble hours, great rates and access to many academic resources. I appreciate that I am able to obtain my dream job qualifications while being a mother and working a full time job. This school has...” – Marlea from Farmington, MN

“…excellent tutoring services. knowledgeable and personable instructors. very affordable.” – Jeremiah from Shiloh, IL

“…I love Vermont Technical College. My program has taught me so much and has prepared me for the real life work field. My teachers are the best around, if its helping with homework, clubs, or personal issues they are always available. The student body...” – Rebekka from Windsor, VT

“…great college to start at. it might be small but there are plenty of people that are eager to help out with any needs. easy people to talk to and get along with. ” – Taylor from Perry, OK

“…A fun experiences around every corner. Great and Different Learning Opportunities. Open atmosphere and very friendly.” – Jennifer from Indian Valley, ID

“…A great place to start your future. Perfect for exploring your future. The start of something great. ” – Jedidiah from Barnstead, NH

“…I took CNCC classes through my high school, and it went very smoothly. Professional, courteous office staff, and the registrar I worked with was incredibly helpful. Again, my classes were not on campus at CNCC - they were either online or taught by a...” – Reed from Crawford, CO

“…Caring professors on a beautiful campus, provides most sports except football. located in a small town which is only 45 min from Wichita. I have really enjoyed my first semester at Hesston.” – Weston from Elkins, AR

“…glendale has a very beautiful campus. glendale has very understanding teachers. glendale has good food. ” – Corinthian from Sylmar, CA

“…It is very helpful. I enjoy going to school here. The teachers are very helpful.” – beverly from Asheville, NC

“…this is a welcoming college that offers great class selections and provides excellent teaching instructors. i especially like the fact that they offer such a variety of honors classes. i would reccomend this college to anyone. ” – Sara from Baltimore, MD

“…Wallace State is an extremely stimulating environment. There are many courses offered there and the teachers are extremely kind and helpful. I really recommend this college because it has changed my life and helped me make the first steps towards my...” – Shauna from Cullman, AL