Earn College Credit for Flight Training

Earn College Credit for Pilot Certificates Online Degree Programs

ATP Flight School students can be awarded credit for their pilot certificates, placing you on the fast track to a college degree in aviation.

Utah Valley University

Utah Valley University (UVU) offers an online Professional Pilot Bachelor’s Degree. UVU will award up to 30 hours of transfer credit for FAA Certificates earned at ATP. With just 120 credit hours required to graduate from UVU, ATP graduates can have nearly a third of their total coursework completed through their pilot certificates.

The online program degree is perfect for ATP graduates wishing to complete a college degree while working full-time as regional airline pilots. Students enrolled in an online degree at UVU have the same benefits as on-campus students, including federal financial aid, to assist with tuition.

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Embry ­Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide and Online

Embry ­Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) will grant academic credit up to 34 credit hours towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation to ATP students who earn a FAA Commercial Pilot License with Single and Multi-­Engine Instrument ratings and a Certified Flight Instructor Certificate (all included in the Airline Career Pilot Program).

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You Can Become an Airline Pilot Airline Career Pilot Program

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Do I Need a Degree to be a Pilot?

The answer to this question is both ‘Yes’ and ‘No’. Learn more about what the college education requirements are to become an airline pilot.

Airline Career Pilot Program graduates are being hired by the airlines

“I joined ATP with credit for my private license and finished up my ratings in just four months. I’m now a First Officer at United Airlines, flying the 787 Dreamliner.”