Flight Training




Active Duty Military and Veterans – GI Bill Educational Benefits:

Attention active duty military and veterans! YOU have earned your benefits and we can help you to discover if you are eligible to use your GI Bill / VA educational benefits to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Science with a concentration in Flight Education/Professional Pilot. 

Are you career – minded and looking for a satisfying career in aviation, whether it is flying around the world, the country, or staying close to home teaching others to fly?

Starting in Fall 2016, eligible veterans may use their Ch.33 (Post 9/11) education benefits in pursuit of a Professional Pilot training as part of the Aviation Science degree. ECSU’s flight training program is an FAA Part 141 training program and VA approved for using your Post 9/11 G.I. Bill benefits.

Flight courses available at ECSU range from Private Pilot, Instrument, Commercial, and Certificated Flight Instructor (CFI). Elective Flight courses include Multi Engine and CFI-Instrument (CFII).


Why choose Elizabeth City State University for your Aviation Science - Professional Pilot degree?

As a military professional, you went to many schools and training courses to learn your skill. You may have many college credits already available to you. A comprehensive review of your Joint Service Transcript and your DD-214 will be performed to see how many credit hours and for which courses they will fulfill.


What You will need to bring?

  • Joint Service Transcript (JST)
  • ANY and ALL previous college transcripts
  • Any and All FAA issued Certificates: PPL CPL CFI AGI BGI

For more information about your education benefits pertaining to ECSU’s Aviation Science degree with the Professional Pilot concentration, contact ECSU’s Veterans Resource Center at  (252) 335-3774 or veteran@ecsu.edu. 

For more information about Elizabeth City State University’s Aviation Science degree programs, including the Professional Pilot training: