Commercial Pilot


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Your Commercial Pilot Certificate from Lynn University is your ticket to getting paid for your piloting services. You already have your private pilot license and your instrument rating. Now take it higher by fulfilling the commercial pilot requirements, and become a paid professional. The Commercial Pilot Certificate takes you deeper into your training and knowledge, with more rigorous standards to meet and more in-depth maneuvers to execute.

What you’ll learn through the Commercial Pilot Certificate program

  • Advanced flight maneuver skills
  • In-depth commercial performance maneuvers

Curriculum & requirements

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Career opportunities

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*Flight training available; additional fees apply.

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Learning doesn’t get more innovative than this. 

At Lynn University, we embrace technology by encouraging our students to engage with course content through iPads, and our professors can develop custom course materials. 

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Commercial pilot curriculum

Students in the Commercial Pilot Certificate program must complete the 4 credit hours of these two courses:

AVM 230 Commercial Flight Theory – 3 credits: This will prepare you for both the written and oral FAA exams for your Commercial Pilot Certificate. 

AVM 231 Commercial Flight Training – 1 credit: Complete the required flight to be eligible for the certificate. 


In addition, requirements for the Commercial Pilot Certificate include:

  • Obtaining a visa if you are an international student
  • Passing a medical exam
  • Being at least 17 years old when you complete the certification

Commercial pilot career opportunities

Becoming a professional airline pilot with this professional-level certification will make you a more accomplished airplane pilot. This will help both in landing a job and negotiating the salary you’re looking for. With a Commercial Pilot Certificate, you’re able to explore pilot career opportunities, including:

  • Banner tow pilot
  • Charter pilot
  • Commercial airline copilot

Or earn your B.S. in Aviation Management and qualify for specialist, coordinator and management roles, such as:

  • Air traffic controller
  • Private or commercial pilot
  • Information or HR specialist
  • Corporate manager
  • Airport manager

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