The MassDOT Aeronautics Division in its latest newsletter takes a closer look at Aviation Education in Massachusetts. Check out a portion of the story by Katie Servis of the MassDOT Aeronautics Division below.
Visit the Aeronautics Division website to learn more about aviation investments, airport improvements, safety and security.
According to online sources such as www.bestaviation.net and www.campusexplorer.com the Commonwealth of Massachusetts provides undergraduate students with a choice of among four state colleges, universities and/or training academies that offer undergraduate programs and/or certification geared towards various aviation industry careers.
The programs offered in Massachusetts rival those offered by nearby New England states such as Rhode Island offering programs at three colleges and/or universities, Connecticut with two colleges and/or universities, and Vermont and New Hampshire each offering aviation related programs at one college and/or university.
In Massachusetts alone, students can earn specialized certificates, associates degrees and/or bachelor degrees in aviation through programs offered at North Shore Community College, National Aviation Academy, Bridgewater State University and Westfield State University.
Thanksgiving: Travel Safely! posted on Nov 24
MassDOT encourages Thanksgiving holiday travelers to check the latest winter weather forecast and plan ahead with the high volume of traffic on our highways and at Boston Logan International Airport expected this year. Highways are typically busiest on the Tuesday and Wednesday before and on …Continue Reading Thanksgiving: Travel Safely!
South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward posted on Nov 24
Governor Deval Patrick today joined Acting MassDOT Secretary and CEO Frank DePaola and local officials to announce a contract award for the replacement of four bridges in New Bedford and Fall River along the future South Coast Rail Line. The improvements will advance South Coast …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward
I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced posted on Nov 20
MassDOT and the Massachusetts State Police announced the establishment of a new Highway Safety Corridor Program for I-495 through the towns of Chelmsford, Westford, Littleton, Boxborough, Bolton, and Berlin. The program posts public safety signs that read, “Highway Safety Corridor / Laws Strictly Enforced” at …Continue Reading I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced