Apply for the Aviation Technology program in Fall 2015 term or later:

Applications are closed for Summer 2015 semester

Applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2015 semester. The deadline for Fall 2015 is July 1. The application: (login required)!

  Aviation Application and Deadline Important Information

Enrollment in the AAS Aviation Technology Helicopter and Airplane Concentrations is competitive. Applicants must meet the requirements and deadlines during each phase of the review process.

Application Deadlines:

Semester Start Date for Semester Application Deadline
Summer Mid-May March 18
Fall Mid-August July 1
Spring Mid-January November 6

To be considered for acceptance, applicants must submit all of the following before the application deadline. Only complete applications will be considered:

  1. Apply to Yavapai College ( and choose AAS Pre-Aviation Technology as your program of study.
  2. Complete the on-line Aviation application (
  3. Provide copies of any FAA Ratings/Certifications earned, if applicable.
  4. Write an essay – this essay is heavily weighted in the selection process.
  5. Order all college and military OFFICIAL Transcripts and request they be sent to:
    Yavapai College Enrollment Services
    1100 E. Sheldon St.
    Prescott, AZ 86305
    All transcripts must be received prior to the application deadline.
  6. Complete college placement tests:
    • Applicants who have not completed the equivalent of ENG 100 and MAT 082 or higher with a C or better must complete the placement testing.
    • YC accepts ASSET, ACCUPLACER or COMPASS placement tests. For information regarding testing go to:

If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact an advisor:


  • Jake Webb:
  • New applicants: 928.308.5356
  • North-Aire main number: 928.445.8320


YC Academic Advising questions call Lisa Mauldin 928-776-2080 or

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The Yavapai College Aviation Technology program may be your best place to start.


The Aviation Technology degree is a two year Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS) which prepares students for careers as helicopter or airplane pilots, flight service specialists, dispatchers, flight instructors, and airport managers. The degree also prepares students for the entrance exam into the FAA Air Traffic Control Academy in Oklahoma City.

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