Aviation Programs at Hinds Community College

Aviation Department

Aviation Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Civilian Pilot training at Hinds CC

The aviation department at Hinds Community College offers several degree options to prepare majors for professional positions in aviation and aviation-related areas. From aircraft maintenance, a commercial pilot program, to training in piloting unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Hinds CC aviation programs prepare students for exciting career opportunities.

Apply to Hinds Community CollegeRequest More information about careers and programs in aviation, civilian drone piloting, drone training, and aviation maintenance at Hinds CC in Jackson,MS

Aviation and UAV drone programs at Hinds Community College
Commercial Pilot degree program in Jackson, MS

Possible Degrees

See the online catalog for courses you will take:   

•  Aviation Maintenance Technology, AAS
 Aviation Technology, AAS
•  Commercial Aviation, AA

Program Descriptions

Commercial Aviation, AA

The Commercial Aviation has been developed to prepare majors for professional positions in aviation and aviation-related areas.The completion award for the 2 year program is an Associate in Arts Degree.

Aviation Maintenance Technology

The Aviation Maintenance Technology program prepares individuals to inspect, repair, service, and overhaul aircraft engine components and systems. This program is designed to prepare students for the Federal Aviation Administration examinations for certification as an Aircraft Maintenance Technician.

Aviation Technology

The Aviation Technology program is designed to prepare students for a wide range on entry level positions in the aviation industry. Students may focus on one of three areas within the Aviation Technology Degree program: Air Traffic Control, Airport Operations, or Aviation Security. Private and public sector positions available within these areas include air traffic controller, airport management and operations specialist, airport communications specialist, aviation security specialist, and aircraft dispatch specialists.

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Training

*More information about UAV degree programs coming soon



Contact Information

John Bell Williams Airport
Randy A. Pearcy
Hinds Community College
Aviation Department Chair
601-857-3300 (office)