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Professional Pilot

Quick Facts


Our Professional Pilot Program features an FAA Part 141-approved flight training curriculum.

We partner with US Aviation Group (Denton, Texas) to offer our program at Alliance Airport in Fort Worth, Texas.

You will get the classroom and in-air experience you need to succeed as you earn:

  • FAA Pilot certifications, licenses and additional ratings
  • College credit towards an Associate of Applied Science degree

Maximize Your Career Potential

Apply your training and experience in our Professional Pilot program toward a bachelor's degree at a 4-year college or university.

Program Options



Level 1

Enhanced Skills

Special Requirement

Virtual Information Session

You must attend a mandatory Virtual Aviation Information Session to be admitted to our aviation programs.


Fill out the Professional Pilot Program Information Session Sign-Up Form

Use your Gmail, Outlook, or Hotmail username and password to log in to the registration form.



Applications for New Students

Admission to our aviation programs is a multi-step, time-sensitive process. The College registration deadlines and information do not reflect the typical aviation program registration processes.

We will give you the registration information you need during our virtual information and orientation sessions. 

Apply for Spring 2022

Our Fall 2021 class is full.

We are currently accepting applications for Spring 2022.

More Details


Projected Flight Costs

See detailed Projected Flight Costs in the Catalog for both airplane and helicopter specialty tracks.

Other Costs

Time Commitment

You can complete our A.A.S. program in 2 years whether you take day or night classes.

Day Classes

  • Days: Monday–Friday
  • Class hours: 9 a.m.–noon
  • Flight hours: arranged

Night Classes

  • Days: Monday–Thursday
  • Hours: 6–9 p.m.
  • Flight hours: arranged


After successfully completing our program, you will be prepared for jobs such as:

  • Commercial airline pilot
  • Flight instructor
  • Commercial helicopter pilot

Projected Job Growth

Occupational Outlook Handbook

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Northwest Campus

Center of Excellence in Aviation, Transportation and Logistics at Alliance Airport
2301 Horizon Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76177

Professional Pilot Program

Updated May 18, 2021