Aviation Education Resources

This page has information on several college and educational programs where members can learn more about pursuing aviation careers and degrees.  If there is a college or university you would like to share with the membership, please contact the webmistress.


Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry Riddle is one of the oldest aviation universities in the United States.  Since 1926, Embry-Riddle has been educating students to become pilots as well as many other aviation career paths like air traffic control, A&P mechanics, aerospace engineering, aviation business administration, and many others.  The main campuses are located in Daytona Beach, FL and Prescott, AZ, but Embry-Riddle also offers their Worldwide Campus, where students can study at one of numerous satellite campuses (here in WA, there are campuses in Renton and on Whidbey Island) or study towards a degree through their online courses.  To learn more about how to take courses through their program, visit https://erau.edu/


University of North Dakota

Located in Fargo, ND, the University of North Dakota John D Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences is one of the leading schools of aviation in North America.  A large number of aviation degree programs are offered through UND.  For more information about teh programs and degrees offered at UND, visit http://aero.und.edu/


Green River College

Located here in Auburn, WA, Green River College offers students a variety of degree programs in aviation, including fixed wing commercial pilot, commercial helicopter pilot, air traffic control, airline dispatch, unmanned aerial systems, airport management, and many other aviation career options.  Students can choose to work towards a certificate or an Associates degree in their chosen field of study.  Green River also offers a Bachelors Degree in Aeronautical Science as well.  To learn more about Green River's Aviation Technology program, visit https://www.greenriver.edu/students/academics/degrees-programs/aviation-technology/


Big Bend College

Big Bend College is located in Moses Lake, WA and offers an extensive aviation program for students including Commercial Pilot training and Aviation Maintenance.  For more information on the program, visit http://www.bigbend.edu/academics/programs/aviation/


South Seattle College

South Seattle College is well known for it's aviation maintenance program.  Since the 1930s, the program has been training students to be competent A&P mechanics initially as Edison Technical College and then transformed to SSC's program in 1968.  For information about the program, visit http://www.southseattle.edu/programs/proftech/aeronautical-technology/aviation-maintenance-technology/


Everett Community College

Located at Snohomish County Airport at Paine Field ECC offers a Aviation Maintenance program that gives students the option of stackable certificates or an associate degree.  ECC also offers one of the only Avionics Programs in Western Washington State.  To learn more about the programs being offered at ECC, visit their website at https://www.everettcc.edu/programs/aamc/aviation


Clover park Technical College

Clover park offers certificates and an associates degree option for students wanting to learn more about Aviation Maintenance.  Located in Puyallup at their South Hill Campus, Clover Park has been a leader in educating students for careers the aviation industry.  To learn more about their program, visit http://www.cptc.edu/programs/aviation