Transportation Courses

PHSC’s transportation program provides individual courses and certificates in aircraft dispatching and drone operation. These courses may apply to an associate degree. Students should consult with an Academic Advisor to determine the best pathway to success based on their interests and career goals.

2021 Fall Individual Course Schedule

Transportation Courses

FAA Approved Aircraft Dispatcher

Course: NCJ0022-0100 (hybrid)
Dates: Aug. 30 – Nov. 18
Days: Mon. - Fri. and online 
Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Hours: 208 (online and in-classroom instruction; East Campus)

Cost: $3995
Description: This 11-week course will prepare students to sit for the FAA Part 65 Aircraft Dispatcher certification for both the knowledge exam as well as the practical test. This course directly responds to current industry needs, as well as offering an accelerated pathway for students to rewarding, high-wage careers in Aviation with average annual starting salaries of $52,023.

FAA Approved Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Safety (Drone) Operator (sUAS)

Course: NCJ0024-0101 (virtual)
Dates: Oct. 4 – Nov. 15
Days: Mon., Wed. 
Time: 5 – 7 p.m.
Hours: 26 (remote access)

Cost: $795
Description: This 7-week course is designed to prepare students to sit for the FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Knowledge exam to gain industry certification. The curriculum covers all pertinent aeronautical knowledge as outlined by the FAA, augmented with safety practices, and also gives students a sound foundation in the theoretical in order to develop well-informed and responsible remote pilots ready to lead in the sUAS industry.

How to Register

To complete the application process for a Continuing Professional Education/Industry Certification Prep course, follow these steps:

  1. Register for the continuing education course.
  2. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using PHSC school code 010652, if not previously completed.


Direct your questions, concerns or requests for more information to the PHSC Workforce Development Office at