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The Office of Professional Learning Reviews

Here's your roadmap to finishing your University degree faster with PLR credits from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Commercial Pilot certification.

How many college credits is it worth?

The most current University review identified up to 17 credit(s) in course equivalencies at Thomas Edison State University for successfully completing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Commercial Pilot certification. A student's credit eligibility is determined according to the submission of appropriate documentation as well as the documented date of successful certification completion. If you completed your certification outside the effective dates listed in the following table, check the notes below the table for any reference to an earlier University review.

The certification components have been divided into the following courses:
(TIP: Hover over each column heading for a description)

Commercial Pilot Airplane
Credits
TESU Course
Equivalent
Effective Dates
For Staff Use
Private Pilot Ground3AVF-1112/2012-11/2020 FAA.COM.A
Private Pilot Airplane Flight3AVF-1212/2012-11/2020 FAA.COM.A
Commercial Pilot Ground B4AVF-2122/2012-11/2020 FAA.COM.A
Commercial Pilot Air Flight A4AVF-2212/2012-11/2020 FAA.COM.A
Private Pilot Flight II3AVF-1132/2012-11/2020 FAA.COM.A
Commercial Pilot Rotocraft-Helicopter
Credits
TESU Course
Equivalent
Effective Dates
For Staff Use
Private Pilot Ground3AVF-1112/2012-11/2020 FAA.COM.H
Private Pilot Rotocraft Flight3AVF-1222/2012-11/2020 FAA.COM.H
Commercial Pilot Roto Flight A4AVF-2232/2012-11/2020 FAA.COM.H
Commercial Pilot Roto Flight B4AVF-2242/2012-11/2020 FAA.COM.H
Private Pilot Flight II3AVF-1132/2012-11/2020 FAA.COM.H

Note: Eligibility for credit is determined by the date the highest level certification was issued by the FAA within each type certification. If you completed a certification prior to the effective dates listed in the table above, please contact us about your eligibility for credit from a prior University review.

Note: Students may apply these PLR credits at Thomas Edison State University to any part of a degree program, including the area of study, as long as they are appropriate and do not exceed the limitation of transferable credits from any one source. Degree programs related to your PLR credits are listed next under “What can I study?”

What can I study? top of page


 

How do I get started? top of page

  • Submit documentation of successful completion

    In order to receive credit for your FAA certification(s), please:
    1. Download and personalize this form letter (personalize information in red ).
    2. Multiple certifications may be submitted, so be sure to check ALL certifications you have earned.
    3. Send your personalized letter to the FAA at the address in the letter.
    4. The FAA will then send an Official College Credit Letter to Thomas Edison State University which includes the information the University requires to award credit.


 

Can I transfer PLR credit to another institution? top of page

If you are seeking to transfer the PLR credits to another college, the decision whether or not to accept these credits in transfer rests with that college. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that the receiving institution's academic policy will allow transfer of each credit. Thomas Edison State University offers a non-degree service called Individual Learning Account that may be helpful.

If you would like to request a copy of the PLR report for a particular organization or credential, please email your request to plr@tesu.edu and include the following:

  • Your name
  • Your phone number
  • Your complete mailing address
  • Name of Reviewed Organization or Credential
  • Date you completed course(s), program, or credential


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