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Aviation Programs

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Atlantic Cape graduate Peter Wagner '20 (right) talks with Michael Dee, director of Flight Training with Republic Airways in the flight deck of the Embraer 170 at Embry-Riddle's Daytona Beach Campus. Wagner graduated with a degree in Aviation Studies and is currently in the flight training program at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University where he is studying Aeronautical Science. (Photo: Embry‑Riddle/David Massey).

Atlantic Cape's Aviation Program, along with our highly-trained professional instructors, can provide you with the skills necessary towards pursuing a career in this in-demand industry.

Our programs are specially designed to give you the hands-on training and technical knowledge to pursue a career in airport management, aviation business administration, air traffic control, air transportation management and airplane or helicopter pilot.



Exciting degree options

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Professional Pilot

Experience the thrill of piloting your own aircraft. An exciting career awaits you filled with travel and job security in a dynamic work environment with competitive salaries.

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Helicopter Pilot

Obtaining the skills to pilot a helicopter can prepare you for thrilling career options in emergency services, corporate transport and more. Enjoy this prestigious and rewarding job.

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Helicopter Pilot

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Air Traffic Control

A worthwhile and in-demand career that puts you in charge of safely guiding airline pilots, their aircraft and the more than 2.5 million passengers each day from takeoff to landing.

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Air Traffic Control

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Aviation Studies

Your path towards an exhilarating career in an array of aviation-related fields including airport management, aircraft dispatch, aviation security and aviation business management starts here.

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Register today for aviation classes

Registration opening soon for Fall 2024 classes. If you’re new to Atlantic Cape, apply today. It’s free and easy, and your acceptance is guaranteed. If you’re a current student, visit the registration page for information and to view available courses.

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Our Students Can Fly

Aviation Studies
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As a dual-enrollment high school student, Andrew Rock completed his associate’s degree while attending the Atlantic County Institute of Technology. Andrew began his college journey at 14 years of age and since then has held himself to a higher standard, excelled at all challenges and celebrates his achievements while using failure as motivation. Andrew recently enrolled at Atlantic Cape to study for his pilot's license. Andrew Rock Associate in Science, Aviation Studies

Financial Aid and Scholarships are available

We encourage everyone to apply for financial aid – it’s free to do so and could save you money. Please fill out the FAFSA application and fill out the state aid section as well. Our school code is 002596. Scholarships are not just based on academic performance. New students will automatically be considered for scholarships.


For additional program information, please contact Aviation Operations Chair, Tim Cwik or Aviation Program Assistant, Barbara Clark.