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We’ve been training pilots in Texas for more than 50 years, and we offer several key advantages. At TSTC, your classroom will be a dual runway airport with an operational control tower at the largest airport in the U.S. operated by an educational institution.

All of our instructors are certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). They bring high levels of professional aviation experience from civil and military backgrounds. Our airport and seasoned instructors make TSTC the right place to train to become a pilot.

Program Details

TSTC offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in Aircraft Pilot Training (fixed-wing.) Upon completing your degree, you will become certified as a flight instructor or a commercial multi-engine pilot. It’s your choice! Our program goes beyond the basics by focusing on safety and professionalism, in addition to skill.

Because this program may prepare you for an occupational license, read additional information about HB1508 Occupational License Eligibility.

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Degree Plans

Search degree plans:
Aircraft Pilot Training - Airplane Specialization
Associate of Applied Science
20 months

Estimated cost for tuition and fees ($11,160) does not include flight costs. For more information see Curriculum Breakdown.
This program requires an additional application; see information downloads section for details.

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