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Career Expectations

Wondering what you will do after CCBC? Here are some ideas.

  • Aerospace Management
    Students have found employment in various areas of the aerospace industry, including airport management, air carrier operations, commuter airlines, corporate aviation, aviation-related government agencies, and fixed-based operations.

  • Air Traffic Control Terminal/EnRoute
    Students seeking an Associate Degree in Air Traffic Control may participate in the FAA/CCBC Collegiate Training Initiative (CTI) program and look forward to a career as an ATC specialist with the FAA. Graduates may also be qualified for employment as an ATC specialist with private industry or the military services.
    Salary Range for fully qualified air traffic controllers: $115,000-$180,000 annually

  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
    Employment opportunities exist in both private and public entities including the U.S. Air Force, Federal Aviation Administration, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Salary Range: $90,000-$200,000 annually

  • Professional Pilot
    CCBC Aviation has been nationally recognized since 1969 for its outstanding two-year pilot training program. We have graduates flying for major, regional and commuter airlines, corporations, flight schools, and the military. Professional pilot salaries for major airline captains average between $150,000-$250,000 annually.

Pursue a Bachelor's Degree

Students can continue their studies at the following four-year colleges and universities through CCBC's articulation and written transfer agreements:

  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Geneva College
  • Florida Institute of Technology
  • Middle Tennessee State
  • Robert Morris University
  • Dowling College
  • Wilmington College
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Slippery Rock University
  • Mountain State University