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Welcome to CAU at Falcon Field Airport

Turn Your Passion for Aviation Into a Career

Do you daydream about a future where you’re the one in the cockpit, flying across the world? Maybe you get a thrill at the idea of managing airport operations, enabling planes or helicopters and people to reach their destinations. If any of these spark your curiosity, a career in aviation might be right for you.

Aviation schools are not all created equally. I’d like to personally invite you to learn about the programs CAU at Falcon Field has to offer. Whether you’re interested in our pilot program, helicopter flight training, or earning your graduate degree, you’ll figure out quickly we’re different.

More than a pilot school, CAU is an aviation community. Our programs are designed to let students have the best of both worlds – the aviation training and knowledge you need in a fun, supportive atmosphere that makes you forget this is school. While building lifelong friendships and networking connections, our students get the chance to go after their dream of an aviation career and actually have a lot of fun doing it!

The future doesn’t wait for you! Schedule a tour of our Phoenix campus today and see why CAU is anything but average.

-Matthew Johnston, President, California Aeronautical University

CAU ARIZONA DEGREE PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Financial Aid & Scholarships

CAU understands the barriers and challenges presented to many pursuing a career as a professional pilot and we are proud to offer multiple types of scholarships to those who qualify.

Direct Pathway to Airline Cadet Programs

CAU has partnered with several regional airlines to create opportunities for their aviation students, many of which include a direct pathway to the airline’s cadet program.

Accelerated Degree Programs

Since all program classes are offered year-round, students can earn their aviation degrees within a few years. You can quickly jumpstart your aviation career with our degree programs and take to the skies!

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ARIZONA AVIATION PROGRAMS AT FALCON FIELD AIRPORT (FFZ)

Are you looking for the thrill - the adventure - the prestige of an aviation career? Have you dreamed about making it happen? There’s no better time to get started than right now! CAU offers a variety of exciting programs for students to choose from.

When you begin one of CAU’s aviation and flight programs, it’s pretty clear from the start that you’re starting an exciting journey. Students get professional commercial pilot training and enjoy the process of getting there.

A.S. AVIATION STUDIES: FIXED-WING

  • Associate’s degree level commercial pilot program
  • Fast-track program – potential to complete program within 22 months
  • 250-340 flight hours, 96 quarter credit
  • You may be eligible for a 250-hour reduction in FAA-mandated flight time for an air transport pilot (ATP)
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A.S. AVIATION STUDIES: ROTOR-HELICOPTER

  • Associates’ degree level helicopter pilot program
  • Duration: 1.8 years (approximate)
  • 178 flight hours (min)
  • 111 quarter credits
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B.S. IN AERONAUTICS

  • Bachelor’s degree level pilot program
  • Duration: 3 years (approximate)
  • 250-340 flight hours
  • 184 quarter credits
  • You may be eligible for a 500-hour reduction in FAA-mandated flight time for an air transport pilot (ATP)
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B.S. IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

  • Bachelor’s degree level of business administration
  • Duration: 3 years (approximate)
  • 180 credits
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MASTER OF AVIATION STUDIES

  • Masters degree level in Aviation Science
  • Duration: 1.5 years (approximate)
  • Graduate Services
  • Online Options
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MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

  • Master's degree in Business Administration
  • Duration: 1.5 years (approximate)
  • Graduate Services
  • Online Options
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NOW IS THE PERFECT TIME TO APPLY

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