The Aviation Transfer Program at FVCC provides a broad range of freshman and sophomore level classes designed to provide students with the first two years of a four-year baccalaureate degree program to prepare them for transfer to aeronautical science and aviation-related programs at four year colleges and universities. The FVCC Aviation Transfer  Program provides a firm foundation in the liberal arts, together with flight training if a flying career is planned. It is designed specifically for transfer to the aviation program of Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana,the mission of which is to educate and train individuals to be professionals and leaders in the aviation industry. Rocky Mountain College offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Aeronautical Science (Professional Pilot), as well as in Aviation Management. Graduates of the Rocky Aviation Program are  prepared to begin careers as pilots or managers in the airline, business, air cargo, military, or other sectors of the aviation industry. Completion of the general education core and appropriate aviation course requirements at FVCC for a two-year Associate of Science degree will permit the student to transfer to the Rocky Aviation Program as a third year student (junior). Since programs, courses, and degree requirements evolve with time, it is important that students interested in the Aviation Transfer Program consult with an FVCC academic advisor before beginning the program in order to keep abreast of program changes, as well as to register for classes in the proper order and at the proper time.

Additional Costs 

  • All AVFT courses have fees which range from $630 to $30,000.
  • Students applying for Financial Aid should do so by the priority application date of March 1st for the following academic year to ensure funding options are available prior to registering for classes.
  • Federal financial aid can be insufficient to cover the high cost of fees associated with this program and alternative funding may be required.  Please visit with the Financial Aid Office directly for more details.
  • VA students should visit with the VA Certifying Officials in the Financial Aid Office for any questions pertaining to funding eligibility

Dan Voermans
LRC 130C
(406) 756-3887

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Last modified: June 3, 2013