Feel the First Cockpit Excitement at the American College of Thessaloniki

Well, well, well, are you one of those whose childhood dream was to become a pilot? If so, now you can study about it closer to your home than ever. American College of Thessaloniki (ACT) launches Aviation Management with Pilot Studies Program.

For the first time this year, ACT welcomes candidates passionate about aircraft and airports. Get on board with the first generation in Thessaloniki and complete your pilot training at the Egnatia Aviation premises, one of the top 5 airline pilot training academies.


Why Study for a Pilot at the American College of Thessaloniki?

It’s true; now, you don’t need to fly away to study to become a pilot. Instead, you can complete your training at ACT, close to your home. There is no space for doubts; this industry-specific training is approved by the European Aviation Safety Agency and aligned with international standards.

This program is for aspiring managers who need pilot training and future pilots to get a stellar business degree. In both cases, this bachelor’s degree program is accredited by the US institution. Today, the aviation industry needs candidates with exceptional flying skills and an understanding of the aviation industry. This is why the ACT program attracts a new generation of pilots, managers, and leaders in the aviation industry.

Aside from the comprehensive program, ACT, in collaboration with Engatia Aviation, offers world-class facilities. State-of-the-art science and computer laboratories are new and equipped with the latest technology for experiments. The exceptional learning environment and the campus in Pylaia will make your student life extraordinary.

More about ACT housing, facilities, and student life can be found here. Let’s dive into the program and find out what it offers to future students.


Aviation Management with Pilot Studies Program Fresh Insights

The Aviation Management with Pilot Studies program combines necessary business knowledge to prepare you to become a commercial pilot. With this program, you will learn how to operate with airlines and airports, about the relationship of this industry’s shareholders, and the regulations that are required.

Aside from principles of flights, flight planning, monitoring, and other aviation courses within pilot training, this 3-year program covers important general business administration topics:

  • Economics;
  • Physics;
  • Math;
  • Marketing;
  • Management and Organizational Behavior;
  • Computer Science;
  • Airplane design concept;
  • Comparative politics;
  • Psychology;
  • Philosophy and Critical Reasoning.

You will undoubtedly learn about airports, sustainability, safety, and security in aviation operations. If you want a career in the aviation industry and be a commercial pilot, this program is all you need. Furthermore, students will build leadership and managerial skills and develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and teamwork skills essential for pilots when up in the sky.

You can learn more about the program, tuition fees, scholarships, and other financial aspects at Educational Advising Center, the local partner of ACT. Don’t hesitate to contact EAC and ask for a free advising session with their experienced advisors. They will find the answers to all the questions you might have.


ACT: Other Major and Minor Bachelors’ Programs

Aside from this news, don’t miss out on other established major Bachelor’s programs in the following divisions:

Business Division

  • Business Administration – Entrepreneurial Management
  • Business Administration – International Business & Finance
  • Business Administration – Marketing
  • Business Administration – Tourism

Division of Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Political Science and International Relations
  • English
  • Psychology

Division of Technology and Sciences

  • Biological Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Business Computing


You can combine these majors with some of the following minor divisions:

  • Human Resources Management
  • International Business
  • Communication Studies
  • Diplomacy and International Relations
  • English Psychology
  • Computer Science
  • Multimedia and Web Development
  • Data Science and AI
  • Mathematics
  • Biological Sciences.

More about each program you can find on this link. Remember, not every minor can be combined with a major discipline. How can it be matched? You will find the answer if you ask advisors from EAC. They know all about programs and possible combinations. Call EAC and schedule a free advising session. They will help you to choose the best combination based on your aspirations.


Final Thoughts

ACT is an ideal place for a unique study abroad experience in Greece; it is the only NECHE-accredited academic institution in Northern Greece. This international study environment gathers students from nearly 30 countries, and as of 2024, it welcomes future pilots and managers of the aviation industry.

As an ACT local partner, EAC has supported many students in their enrolment process. They can do the same for you. Contact them and find out if you are eligible for this new program. They will lead you throughout the process and support you when needed.

Advisors at EAC are confident in flying with ACT-graduated pilots. Trust their professionalism and experience and get on board before completed.


To find out more about our program, schedule an appointment with our local representative EAC Skopje. 

Our services are free of charge.







February 9, 2024
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