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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 and 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.

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