Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

12/08/2011 -- CCAC Aviation program receives Federal Aviation Administration recertification

For more information, contact CCAC Public Relations.

PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) aviation program has been recertified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The recertification allows CCAC to continue to offer courses in private pilot certification, instrument rating, commercial pilot certification and additional aircraft class rating, as part of the Aviation Technology associate’s degree program.

The Aviation Technology associate’s degree program provides students with the skills needed to meet FAA requirements for private, instrument, commercial and single/multi-engine pilot licensing. Graduates of the two-year program may obtain employment as a corporate/charter pilot, freight pilot, flight instructor or an aerial/geographic mapping pilot.

Ground instruction is held at CCAC–South Campus. The Aviation Technology program requires medical certification and additional fees for all flight training.

For more information, contact CCAC–South Campus at 412.469.4301 or visit


About the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
CCAC annually educates 33,000 credit students through 170 degree, certificate and transfer programs and offers non-credit and workforce development courses to 30,000 students. The learning-centered institution’s mission is to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society. CCAC’s quality programs enable students to transfer credits to 520 colleges and universities and support regional workforce needs with accessible instruction available day, evening, weekend and online in Allegheny County and beyond. Visit to learn more.