The Bryan College Aviation Professional Pilot Associate Degree Pathway will help you achieve the pilot career of your dreams.

Request Information

Professional Pilot Pathway

Bryan College provides you with a simple, accelerated, clear pathway to becoming a professional pilot in the growing airline industry. Depending on your country of citizenship, we provide you with a custom, personalized training plan that will ensure your success.

The Bryan College Pathway

The Bryan College pathway consists of the following steps, which may require additional country-specific requirements:

  1. Complete your FAA Private Pilot License
  2. Earn your FAA Instrument Rating
  3. Complete your FAA Commercial Multi-Engine Rating
  4. Complete your accredited Aviation Professional Pilot Associate Degree
  5. Convert your USA FAA credentials to your foreign credentials, if applicable
  6. Obtain additional flight hours, as needed
  7. Work closely with Bryan College staff in reaching out to employers

The Bryan College pathway provides 12 months of intensive flight training as outlined in the Program Timeline below, coupled with accredited aviation courses. The entire associate degree program takes approximately 18 months to complete. All flight training is provided in partnership with CFA at our combined San Diego campus on Gillespie Field. All flight training counts as college credit towards your Bryan College Aviation Professional Pilot Associate Degree program. Once you complete your flight training, the associate degree takes an additional 6-9 months to complete.

A key advantage of the Bryan College aviation degree program is that you never have to transfer schools to earn a college degree! All training is provided in one location for your convenience.

At Bryan College, we believe in providing you with the best flight training experience possible that is tailored to your individual needs.  Our highly-trained flight instructors, certified mechanics and support staff are solely focused on your success as a career pilot.

We invite you to start your pilot pathway at Bryan College today by completing the Request Information Form above or by calling us directly at (619) 448-2212.

Watch Flight Videos of Actual Students

Request Information