Professional Pilot

The Professional Pilot program at UMES is Restricted-ATP Approved

Click here to learn more about the R-ATP

This program includes academic and flight training in all areas of flight operations including safety, human factors, aerodynamics, aircraft systems and aviation law, as well as completion of Commercial Pilot(Airplane Single-Engine Land, Instrument-Airplane) and Flight Instructor(Airplane Single-Engine) designed to prepare the student for a career as a professional pilot in airlines, corporations, the military, or government.

If you are interested in joining the Professional Pilot program please view this Checklist for program requirements.

Key Facts

  • Industry need for 640,000 degreed Pilots over 20 years
  • Average hourly rate:
    • $194 per hour large carriers
    • $86 per hour small regional carriers
  • Only 4 Year Professional Pilot program in Maryland

Contact Us

For more information please contact us here or by scanning the QR!

Scroll to Top