We have an excellent aviation program, built on a strong liberal arts foundation
A strong, well-rounded education will serve you well in any profession, including aviation.
RMC encourages a minor or double major - and you will finish in four years.
RMC offers great opportunities for other activities - music, sports, theater, outdoor recreation, intercollegiate flight team.
We know what we do, and we do it well—we educate aviation professionals
RMC's strength is its size - aviation classes average 11 students - you are not just a number.
Strong students are challenged, struggling students have access to lots of help.
A strong foundation in the liberal arts provides a well-rounded education in both aviation majors - as much as you will love your aviation professors, you will have close relationships with your professors from varied backgrounds across campus.
RMC has been named one of the "Top Ten Comprehensive Colleges in the West" 11 straight years by U.S. News and World Report.
Our strong aviation management major opens doors to many non-flying aviation jobs.
Preparation for the Real World
Internships are available with dozens of local and national aviation companies, such as Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines, SkyWest Airlines, Corporate Air, Edwards Jet Center, AOPA and local airports.
We have guaranteed interviews with certain airlines and an international freight company - you will get a job.
New Piper Archer III aircraft and simulators with state-of-the-art glass cockpits provide the most advanced primary flight training available anywhere.
Glass cockpit training available with same hardware and software used by the airlines to teach Flight Management Systems (FMS) and glass cockpit procedures found in Canadair Regional Jets (CRJ).
We are one of only seven four-year colleges in the U.S. that offers certification as an aircraft dispatcher - very little extra work required for another job opportunity and "foot-in-the-door" at airlines.
Boeing 737 training software, as used by the airlines, utilized in dispatch and other classes.
Montana has a mix of weather and terrain to prepare pilots for a great cross section of job opportunities.
We encourage our students and recent graduates to pursue being flight instructors for RMC.
Internship credit and pay are available for students who are flight instructors.
Our recent graduates are in demand - they have become regional airline pilots, flight instructors, military pilots and cargo pilots, and others obtained management jobs.
Learning to fly is not an inexpensive investment
RMC aviation students are from all walks of life - many are the first in their families to attend college - and all are concerned about expenses, as are we.
Previous flight training is accepted for credit.
Our FAA syllabi will reduce flight cost.
Two simulators (including one with a glass cockpit) improve training and reduce costs.
A collegiate aviation program is a less expensive path - it combines the needed bachelor's degree with opportunities for scholarships, grants, loans and employment to reduce costs.
We offer numerous scholarships just for aviation students.
Flight training is personal and professional
Outstanding training aircraft solely owned and maintained by the college.
All aircraft have Garmin GNS 430 Global Positioning Systems - plus glass cockpits in aircraft and simulators.
Beechcraft Bonanza gives high performance rating for commercial candidates.
Flight instructors form strong relationships with students and offer personalized attention.