Dean International
Flight School

College Degree Program

Professional Pilot Technology Program

Dean International is the official flight training provider for Miami Dade College’s "Professional Pilot Technology Program". This combined program allows you to obtain your Commercial Multi-Engine pilot license, Flight Instructor certificate, and an Associate’s Degree in Aviation with an Air Traffic Control option.

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Benefits of the Program:

  1. Develop comprehensive knowledge and practical skills through MDC’s rigorous academic programs
  2. Complete your flight training quickly with Dean International’s large aircraft fleet of 35 airplanes and 25+ instructors
  3. Gain access to modern facilities and flight simulators at Dean International and MDC’s EIG- Watson School of Aviation
  4. For U.S. residents: Eligible for up to $7,000 in financial aid
  5. For U.S. residents: Eligible for Sallie Mae, low interest student loans
  6. For international students: Gain English Language proficiency through MDC’s English as a Second Language programs
  7. Apply for scholarships through MDC’s programs to help offset training costs
  8. Gain English Language proficiency through MDC’s English as a Second Language coursework

Miami Dade College Professional Pilot Technology Program

Dean / MDC Presentation (PDF)

Course Costs

The cost of Miami Dade’s Professional Pilot Technology Degree Program and Dean International’s Flight Training Program are subject to change and the applicant should consult both schools for current pricing.

Total Costs for Professional Pilot Technology Degree Program

Description Florida Resident Non-Florida Resident
Associate in Science Coursework* 7,950.72 25,326.08
Flight Training Commercial Multi 33,707.00 33,707.00
Optional CFI Course 5,429.50 5,429.50
Total $47,087.22 $64,462.58

* Cost Breakdown for Associate in Science Coursework

Description Florida Resident Non-Florida Resident
Coursework (64 credits) 6,750.72 24,126.08
Estimated Cost of Books 1,200.00 1,200.00
Total $7,950.72 $25,326.08

Dean Part 141 Professional Pilot Program for MDC Students (220 Hours)

Private Pilot Hours Total C-152 Total C-172
Dual Training 53.5 6,313.00 7,115.50
Solo Flight 5 415.00 490.00
Pre-/Post-Flight Briefing 15 525.00 525.00
Jepp 141 Kit 300.00 300.00
Written Test 150.00 150.00
Practical Test 500.00 500.00
Administration Fees 500.00 500.00
Aircraft Rental for Practical 1.5 124.50 147.00
Flight Hours 60 $8,827.50 $9,727.50

Instrument Pilot Hours Total C-152 Total C-172
Dual Training 21 2,541.00 2,856.00
Simulator FTD 14 812.00 812.00
Pre-/Post-Flight Briefing 15 570.00 570.00
Jepp 141 Kit 300.00 300.00
Written Test 150.00 150.00
Practical Test 500.00 500.00
Administration Fees 500.00 500.00
Aircraft Rental for Practical 1.5 124.50 147.00
Flight Hours 22.5 $5,497.50 $5,835.00
Simulator Hours 14
Flight & Simulator Hours 36.5

Commercial Single / Multi Pilot Hours Total C-152 Total C-172
Dual Training 30 3,540.00 3,990.00
Complex Dual Training (Piper Arrow) 10 1,830.00 1,830.00
Simulator FTD 24 1,392.00 1,392.00
Dual Training (Multi-engine) 15 4,290.00 4,290.00
Solo Flight 41 3,403.00 4,018.00
Pre-/Post-Flight Briefing (Single) 15 525.00 525.00
Pre-/Post-Flight Briefing (Multi) 15 615.00 615.00
Written Test 150.00 150.00
Practical Test 1,000.00 1,000.00
Administration Fees 2,000.00 2,000.00
Aircraft Rental for Practical (Cessna) 1.5 124.50 147.00
Aircraft Rental for Practical (Multi) 1.5 367.50 367.50
Aircraft Rental (Complex Rating) 1 145.00 145.00
Flight Hours 100 $19,382.00 $20,469.50
Simulator Hours 24
Flight & Simulator Hours 124

Total Flight Hours 182.5 $33,707.00 $36,032.00
Total Simulator Hours 38
Total Flight & Simulator Hours 220.5

Dean CFI Course for MDC Students (Optional)

CFI Hours Total C-152 Total C-172
Dual Training 15 1,860.00 2,085.00
Dual Training (Piper Arrow) 5 930.00 930.00
Pre-/Post-Flight Briefing 15 570.00 570.00
Jeppesen 141 Kit 300.00 300.00
Written Test (2) 300.00 300.00
Practical Test 700.00 700.00
Administration Fees 500.00 500.00
Aircraft Rental for Practical (Arrow) 1 145.00 145.00
Aircraft Rental for Practical (Cessna) 1.5 124.50 147.00
Flight Hours 20 $5,429.50 $5,677.00
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