Northeast Helicopters has several options for students who would like to earn a degree as well as become a professional helicopter pilot. 

Several areas of the aviation industry prefer their pilots have a college degree.  We are always expanding our degree options for students, and are currently working closely with:


Northeast Helicopters can provide Helicopter Flight training to students enrolled in UVSC's On-Line  Internet College Aviation Program.  The Global Aviation Degree Program is a department of Utah Valley State College, (UVSC) is one of the best aviation college degree programs online.



Global offers professional aviation college courses online while allowing student pilots the flexibility of flying at their local flight school.  Graduates are qualified and prepared for the best aviation jobs in the world. 

Because the online aviation degree program is regionally accredited, student pilots have access to federal financial aid.  Student Grants, Federal Assistance, Low-Interest College Loans and Financing available for NEH/UVSC students. Aviation loans help offset a student's flight costs and may be applied for at any time.  Private long-term lenders help our students receive everything they need to finance their flight training experience.

For more information visit UVSC online  or call 1-888-901-7192



Northeast Helicopters enjoys our relationship with Naugatuck Valley Community College and their Aviation Science Program:    The Associate in Aviation Science Degree Program is a unique aviation program offered through NVCC and accredited by the CT Board of Higher Education.  Students are provided with the educational background and training required to seek a career in aviation management or as a professional pilot.  The Flight Curriculum is both an academic degree program and a pilot certification process.

Aviation Science Degree - Management Option:

Training in the Management Option prepares students for a broad range of aviation management careers including aircraft manufacturing, airlines, corporate flight departments, airport authorities, and state and federal aviation regulatory agencies.  


Bonnie H. Simon, Ed. D.

by email:  bsimon at