Taking Flight: Hodges University Launches Aviation Degree

November 2, 2020 –NAPLES/FORT MYERS, FLA – Look! There’s a new bachelor’s degree in the sky!

Hodges University has launched a bachelor’s degree concentration in aviation. Formally named the Bachelor in Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in Aviation, it opens a pathway for students interested in becoming a commercial pilot. Hodges University is partnering with Part 141 Flight schools in Florida and around the country.

“While students are in flight school, they can also enroll at Hodges University and earn their bachelor’s degree,” said Dr. John Meyer, President of Hodges University. “They can also earn a credit award for the pilot license itself, helping them complete their bachelor’s degree more quickly.”

Students can take their classes on campus or online while in flight school. Ultimately, they can complete their degree and obtain their private pilot through commercial licenses in less than three years.

For more information, visit https://pathways.hodges.edu/courses/aviation/

Hodges University, a regionally accredited, private nonprofit institution founded in 1990, prepares students to leverage higher learning in their personal, professional, and civic endeavors. With over 10,000 graduates having a 93 percent rate of continued success in careers, Hodges is recognized for developing programs that are uniquely designed and delivered to serve a diverse adult learner population. With campuses in Naples and Fort Myers, Florida, Hodges provides flexible day, evening, and online classes taught by world-class faculty for undergraduate and graduate degrees. Hodges is also designated as a Hispanic serving institution, and is a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). More information about Hodges University is available at Hodges.edu.