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Through the Aviation Technology department you will receive the training needed to begin realizing your dreams of a career in Aviation!

Our Flight Certificate program offers students the opportunity to start the journey toward a career as a pilot. Taking your dreams to the next level with Ivy Tech's Technical Certificate in Aviation Flight Technology – you will follow an FAA approved syllabus based program to become Instrument Rated. After the completion of a Technical Certificate in Aviation Flight Technology, students will have the ability to obtain their Commercial certification through our flight training provider.

Ivy Tech’s Aviation Technology programs prepare students for a career in the cockpit. We focus on the knowledge and skills aviators and industry professionals need to be successful.

Education Opportunities

  • Private Pilot Certificate (License)
  • Instrument Rating
  • Hands on Aviation Operations experience
  • Airspace Management
  • Meteorological Theory
  • Career Planning
Degrees & Certificates

Please select from our list of certificates, technical certificates, and degrees below for class and location information. More information is available on each degree and certificate option in the dropdown above.

PROGRAM CURRICULA: Review the courses you will take in this program.


Aviation Operations Certificate
(20 credit hours = 2 semesters)

Technical Certificates

Aviation Technology - Flight
(31 credit hours = 3 semesters)


Associate of Applied Science - Professional Flight
(60 credit hours = 4 semesters)

Gainful Employment Information

NOTE: The number of credits required for a degree or certificate is based on students who are program-ready and does not include College Prep courses. Availability of degrees and certificates varies by campus.

Program Locations

The Aviation Operations Certificate program is offered at the above Ivy Tech campus.