Middle Georgia College/Cochran, Dublin and Eastman


Cochran, GA, US - Part of the University System of Georgia

School Information:

Bachelors of Science in Aviation Management degree, Associate of Applied Science degree and Aviation Certificates. Aviation Continuing Education Opportunities



School Information:



Middle Georgia College is a state college unit of the University System of Georgia accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate of Arts degree, Associate of Science degree, Associate of Applied Science degree, and select Bachelor of Science degrees. The college offers a wide range of programs of study designed for transfer to four-year institutions and others designed to prepare the student for entry directly into business, industry, and other careers. The academic programs of the college meet the requirements of the Core curriculum, as approved by the University System of Georgia, to facilitate the transfer of credits to the four-year institution of the student’s choice.



As its name indicated, Middle Georgia College is located almost exactly in the center of the state of Georgia. The 170-acre campus is on the edge of Cochran, a city with a population of over 5,000, forty miles south of Macon. Interstate highways 16 and 75 are a few minutes to the east and west of Cochran. The Dublin Center is located on approximately 48 acres in Dublin, 32 miles east of Cochran. The Georgia Aviation campus in Eastman sits on approximately 22 acres and is 17 miles south of Cochran.



Middle Georgia College is the agent of record for the Dublin Center of the University System of Georgia. The center is a cooperative endeavor between Middle Georgia College and Georgia Southern University, offering selected higher education programs, courses and services from the freshman level through the master’s degree. The Georgia Aviation campus (formerly the Georgia Aviation and Technical College), located in Eastman, became a part of Middle Georgia College on July 1, 2007. That campus offers several aviation technical certificates and Associate of Applied Science degrees. The campus is a newly constructed 100,000 square foot Aerospace facility adjoining the parallel taxiway at Heart of Georgia Regional Airport (EZM). This facility houses four aviation programs: Aviation Maintenance Technology (FAA Approved Part 147), Aircraft Structural Technology, Flight (FAA Approved Part 141), and Air Traffic Control (#1 new Federal Aviation Administration Collegiate Training Initiative School in the nation 2007).



Students enroll at Middle Georgia College from throughout Georgia, other states, and other countries. The College provides the best educational environment possible for the development of its students and serves the needs of its community.



Web Site: www.mgc.edu



Aviation Maintenance Technology



Program Description: The Aviation Maintenance Technology program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students to work in the field of aviation maintenance. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and the professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of aircraft maintenance theory and practical application necessary for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification and successful employment.



Aircraft Structural Technology



Program Description: The Aircraft Structural Technology program combines aircraft sheet metal theory and skills with practical experience to prepare the graduate for successful entry-level employment, job retention, and advancement in the manufacture and repair fields. Pneumatic drilling and riveting, patching and repairing aircraft structures, inspecting and diagnosing aircraft damage, cutting and forming aircraft metals, flight control systems, advance composite and honeycomb structures are covered.



Flight Technology



Program Description: The Flight Technology program is intended to provide students with an introduction to the occupational area of commercial flight as currently understood and practiced by Federal Aviation Administration Commercial Pilot certificate holders. Program graduates are to be competent in the general areas of communications, mathematics, and interpersonal relations. In addition, graduates are to be competent in the specific areas of flight navigation, aviation meteorology, aerodynamics, aviation regulations, instrument navigation, commercial pilot flight operations, flight instructional methods, and aviation instruction design. Program graduates who obtain the FAA Commercial Pilot certificate with an Instrument-Airplane rating, and the Airplane Flight Instructor certificate with Single-Engine privileges will also be awarded a Flight Technology certificate. Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management in Professional Flight Management and Associate of Applied Science degrees are also available. Professional Flight Management majors must Professional Flight Management must demonstrate the knowledge associated with being the holder of the Commercial Pilot’s license, demonstrate the skills associated with being the holder of the Commercial Pilot’s license, demonstrate the knowledge of instruction associated with being the holder of the Certified Flight Instructor’s license, demonstrate the knowledge of fundamentals of instruction associated with being the holder of the Certified Flight Instructor’s license, and demonstrate the skill associated with being the holder of the Certified Flight Instructor’s license. Note: MGC offers fixed and rotary wing certification





Air Traffic Control Management



Program Description: The Air Traffic Control program provides students the information and skills to succeed in the ATC field. Graduates must demonstrate separation criteria in the terminal environment, sequence aircrafts both arrivals and departures, demonstrate the use of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) procedures and phraseology, demonstrate the ability to provide safe and expeditious air traffic control services in a live ATC setting, gain acceptance into the FAA Academy training lasting 12-15 weeks, depending on the specialty into which the student is hired, meet FAA employment criteria: (1) complete a four year degree in ATC management, (2) hold U. S. citizenship, (3) be less than thirty years of age at time of hiring by the FAA, and (4) successfully complete an FAA aptitude test. Additionally, during the hiring process, students must pass an FAA physical exam, drug test, and intensive security and background investigations.



Airport Management



Program Description: The Airport Management major is part of the Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management degree. Graduates must demonstrate knowledge of the operations of Fixed Base Operation and the role it plays in the aviation industry through class participation and written examination, demonstrate an understanding of the skills, knowledge, and attitudes that affect airport management through class participation and written examination, demonstrate knowledge of the characteristics, scope, and economic significance of the aerospace industry through class participation and written examination, demonstrate knowledge of the characteristics, scope, and economic significance of the airport in the aviation industry through class participation and written examination, and must apply theory and principles to problems associated with daily operations of an airport of any size.



Logistics Management



Program Description: The Logistics Management major is also part of the Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management degree. Graduates must demonstrate the ability to interface with legal departments, business units, and vendors for monitoring and ensuring compliance with service level agreements, demonstrate an understanding of rail, motor, air, water, and pipeline modes of transportation and the economic principles and governmental regulations associated with each, demonstrate the ability to provide direction and leadership for supply chain, materials and inventory planning requirements to support production schedules and order fulfillment, demonstrate the ability to make decisions based upon logistical needs for transportation planning and e-logistics commerce, and the ability to apply theory and principles to problems of industrial layout or manufacturing production for such purposes as establishing standard production rates or improving efficiency.





Continuing Education Opportunities



Up-to-date information is available at www.mgc.edu/aviation under Specialized Certification Courses

Includes FAA Airframe & Powerplant Certification Courses, Flight Technology Continuing Education Courses and more.







Middle Georgia College Aviation Campus

71 Airport Road

Heart of Georgia Regional Airport

Eastman, GA 31023

Email: admissions@mgc.edu

School telephone: 478-374-6980

School fax: 478-374-6809

School web site: www.mgc.edu/avaition



Direct inquiries to:
Middle Georgia College/Cochran, Dublin and Eastman
1100 Second St SE
Heart of Georgia Regional Airport
Cochran, GA 31014
US

Email: admissions@mgc.edu

School web site: www.mgc.edu