Beginning in the fall of 2015, Ozarka College will offer an Associate of Science in Professional Pilot - Aviation. This new program will put students on the fast-track to becoming commercial pilots. While at Ozarka, students will complete all the required skills to earn a Private Pilot certificate with airplane single-engine land (ASEL) rating from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Through a partnership with Henderson State University, students can complete the additional advanced training necessary to launch their aviation careers. Students will only need to complete sixty (60) additional credit hours at Henderson State University for a Bachelor of Science in Professional Pilot.
In addition to admission requirements, student must meet Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requirements.
Students must be at least 16 years of age; read, speak, write, and understand the English language; and provide documentation of U.S. citizenship or nationality. Citizens or nationals of countries other than the United States are required to receive authorization from the TSA prior to commencing flight training.