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Cypress College is a public college in North Orange County, California, that offers fully accredited and affordable instruction to students seeking aviation and travel careers. You may join new students every fall and spring semester. Financial aid, degrees, certificates, transfers to four-year college, and online classes are all available. Click on a link for information on how to go places with Cypress College!

   Airline & Travel Careers Certificates & Degrees          Aviation Certificates & Degrees

            • Flight Attendant                                                         • Aviation Certificates I-IV

            • Airline Customer Services                                         • Commercial Pilot

            • Travel & Tourism                                                        • Aviation Management

            • Homeland Transportation Security                            • NEW! Drone Program

            • Cruise Line Sales & Operations                                Watch Aviation on YouTube!

        Watch ATC on YouTube!

*Online Option! The Basic Flight Attendant and Basic Airline Customer Services Certificates can also be completed online, but require attendance for the first and last day of class.      

Apply Online! www.cypresscollege.edu

Fall Semester: Apply after March 1

Spring: Apply after October 1

Open House: August 25, 2017

    (see below for details) 

File for Certificates / Graduation:

         (link to forms)

Academic Calendars




    Cypress College Full Schedule LInk: (Full College Schedule)    

          ATC Schedule ONLY (printable):  ATC Fall 2017.docx


        Aviation & Travel Careers (ATC) Programs:                   

                    Airline Customer Services

                    Aviation Management   

                    Cruise Line Sales and Operations

                    Flight Attendant         

                    Homeland Security

                    Commercial Pilot

                    Travel & Tourism                                                                                                                                  Katie Campbell, Alaska Airlines

    Hot Tip!  The Aviation and Airline & Travel Careers Programs have merged to be the Aviation & Travel Careers (ATC) Program.

    Most of the courses, certificates, and degrees are the same, but a few course numbers have changed. For more details:

    Certificate and Degree Overview                


   Open House:

    You are invited to an informational overview about the ATC options and to meet some of the faculty at our next Open House:  

        August 25, 2017, Friday, 4:30 to 5:30 pm

        Tech Ed 1, Room 200, Second Floor, 9200 Valley View Street, Cypress, California  90630 (Directions to the Campus)

        Park in Lot 1 (Pay $2 at Parking Machine or look for Free Parking Signs)     Campus Map     

    Guests welcome! No rsvp required.  Info: (714) 484-7411  

    Huntington Beach Airshow:  Sept. 29 - Oct. 1, 2017.  Free to the public.  Watch the US Air Force Thunderbirds!

        Volunteer at the website: http://www.hbairshow.com


    Brochures (click to download)                    


                     Airline&Travel-09.pdf                    Aviation-09.pdf                       HomelandTranportationSecurity-09.pdf


     Certificates and Degrees:

     Airline Customer Services            Aviation/Pilot            Flight Attendant           Homeland Transportation Security           Travel/Tourism


    Frequently Asked Questions, including cost and financial aid, click on: FAQs

    Links:        Financial Aid     OnlineCounselor@cypresscollege.edu     Heath Center (free services)            Dental Hygiene (minimal fees)

                          For additional funds and advice for flying, visit: http://flighttraining.aopa.org/learntofly/college/

    Free Tutoring:  masaunders@cypresscollege.edu

    Free tutoring is available in a variety of subjects for all students enrolled in credit courses at Cypress College.     

    Located in the Learning Resource Center, 1st floor. To make an appointment, drop by the Tutoring Appointment Desk on the first floor.

    Telephone them at 714.484.7183, or to schedule an appointment with an English tutor, email LRCEnglishTutor@cypresscollege.edu.


    Cockpit Automation Technology: For details about the Aviation Training Devices at Cypress College, click on this link: ATD

    Alumni:  Tell us what you are up to!  Email: kreiland@cypresscollege.edu

    Transfer:  2 + 2 Agreement with CSU Los Angeles  http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/ecst/2+2/artavia.htm

    Note:  This website is provided as a supplement to the Cypress College website to provide answers and assistance to

    prospective, current, and former ATC and AVIA students.  To access the main Cypress College website, visit

    www.cypresscollege.edu.  To access the flight attendant page, click on this link: flight attendant. Comments about this website may be directed to Kathleen Reiland, Department Chair at



    Local Flight Lessons: Flight Schools.doc         Air Travel Flight/Airport Information:  flightexplorer.com

    Virtual Tours: http://www.airpano.com             Seat Guru (find the best seat): http://www.seatguru.com

   “Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.” - Coach John Wooden

Come to Cypress College and Go Places!


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