Aviation Pilot Training Online Program

Professional pilots enjoy one of the most rewarding of aviation careers that offers rapid advancement to a future lifetime of high earnings. The Aviation Pilot Training program is FAA approved and designed to prepare you for your private pilot, commercial pilot, instrument rating, flight instructor, and flight instructor–instrument ratings. Once you graduate, you can look forward to a career as an airline pilot, corporate pilot, government pilot, military pilot, instructor, or check pilot.

Students in the San Diego, California area: Find out how you can earn your Associate of Applied Science degree without leaving home, thanks to our partnership with Coast Flight Training. You could even receive a conditional offer of employment with SkyWest Airlines! Learn more >>

Program Details

Campus: North Campus
Online: Aviation Ground School courses are available fully online. However, additional on–campus courses and advanced flight training are required for the full A.A.S. degree. Find out more
Fall, Spring, or Summer Term
Length: 7 terms (21 months)
Program: Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

New Benefits for Veterans (Post 9/11 G.I. Bill)
Admissions Checklist and Information (On-Campus Students)
Advanced Placement Information

Podcast: Brian Hammack, Aviation Pilot Training student, talks about the Redbird Flight Simulator that is used in this program. Listen Now

Virtual Tour

View an interactive Virtual Tour of the North campus.


Darren Graham, Chief Flight Instructor/Director of Aviation Programs
phone: (641) 683-4254 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 4254

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Airline Career Training

Our ACT program, offers conditional job offers with SkyWest Airlines prior to starting your pilot training. Find out if you qualify today!

Gavin Tade: Aviation Pilot Training Graduate

In partnership with Coast Flight Training, Indian Hills now offers the Aviation Pilot Training (A.A.S. degree) to students in the San Diego, California area.

Scott Miller: Aviation Pilot Training

Scott Miller

As I looked into getting my private license, Indian Hills was by far the best choice.

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