Aviation Program Options

Students may choose from the following programs of study:


Completion of this program is the initial step in becoming a commercial airline pilot and will prepare students for transfer for completion of a bachelor’s degree.

Thanks to a partnership with Minnesota State University Mankato, graduates of RCTC’s aviation program will be able to transfer seamlessly into MSU Mankato’s general studies bachelor’s degree program. Students wishing to fly for a major airline need a four-year degree, one you can earn while also logging the 1,500 hours of flight time to earn an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate.

Attend our virtual information session on Thursday, April 23, 2020. Opportunities for facility tours and simulation showcase will resume when it is safe to do so.