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Aviation Operations Program

Your future in Aviation starts here!  Whether you are an experienced pilot needing a focused refresher or additional rating, military veteran looking for a career change, or recent high school graduate just interested in checking it out, Miramar is a great place to start. The price is right, schedules are flexible and you can earn college credit and a degree too.

About the Aviation Program


The goal of the Aviation Operations Program is to provide college level coursework for students interested in pursuing careers in aviation, advancing their general aviation experience, or continuing aviation study by transferring to baccalaureate awarding institutions.

The Program

Aviation Operations Degrees & Certificates

Associate of Science Degree Programs

Miramar College's Aviation Operations Program offers two Associate in Science Degrees: Aviation Business Administration and Professional Aeronautics. To receive these degrees, students must successfully pass the following courses as well as meet all general education requirements established by the San Diego Community College District.  See below for a list of requirements and recommended course sequences for Aviation Operations Degrees.

Frequently Asked Questions About the Aviation Program

I'd like to learn to fly, can San Diego Miramar College help me?

Yes, Miramar College is a Pilot Ground School authorized to provide instruction for people interested in learning to fly. Whether you'd like to pursue an Associates degree, aviation career, your next certificate or rating, refresher class or are just "checking it out," Miramar is a great place to train. Faculty are experienced industry pilots many with military and commercial airline backgrounds. Classes are small, schedules are flexible and, as a California community college, prices are affordable.

Careers in Aviation

Pilot Information

Nearly all commercial airline and military pilots have four-year college degrees. Although they don't all major in aviation, if you are interested in a career in aviation an aeronautical program is a good place to start. Earning your Associates Degree in Aviation Business Administration or Professional Aeronautics is an exciting and affordable way to build the the solid foundation you need to succeed in the field of aviation.

International Team Training Center

Welcome to the website for the International Team Training Center (ITTC) at San Diego Miramar College!

What Is ITTC?

ITTC is an educational organization partnering academia with industry in order to advance career technical education and support life long learning for people working in high-risk professions. The only training center in the world which focuses exclusively on the dynamics of high-risk teams, ITTC is positioned to meet the demands of the international community using a unique Team Resource Management methodology based on aviation industry training models, military training, and academic leadership programs.

Held in scenic Southern California, ITTC events are designed for front-line professionals, trainees, leaders and managers working in high-risk fields as well as consultants, trainers, researchers and academics interested in exploring both the challenges of work in high stress occupations and an alternative training model incorporating experiential learning modules with systems psychodynamics theories.

Whether you are a mid-career professional, returning adult learner, or college student interested in understanding the unique dynamics of professionals working in high-risk teams, ITTC is here to meet your educational and professional needs. We invite you to become part of the exciting ITTC community!

ITTC Events

Who Should Attend?

Online Resources

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Frequently Asked Questions About ITTC


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