National Aviation Academy (NAA) and Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) have entered into an articulation agreement to provide a new pathway towards advanced degrees. This partnership allows students to earn college credit towards a bachelor’s degree from SNHU by completing aviation maintenance training at NAA.

“The direct translation NAA’s Aviation Maintenance Technology course to college credit means students will be that much closer to achieving their educational goals should they wish to earn a bachelor’s degree,” said Pam Van Sant, president and COO, NAA.

For those who want to additionally pursue an advanced degree, NAA training now satisfies 63 credits towards SNHU’s online bachelor’s degree program in general studies. Students transferring credits from NAA will receive a 10 percent tuition discount from SNHU, and can pursue a number of concentrations including business, operations management, and entrepreneurship.

“This partnership with the National Aviation Academy will help expand access to college degrees for the next generation of aviation professionals, and is an opportunity to bring our resources together and deliver on our shared commitment of student success,” Susan Bogle, Associate Vice President of Product Marketing, SNHU.

As an NAA student, that the remainder of the degree can be completed online, allowing individuals to begin work and complete their educations simultaneously. Ambitious students may also complete general education courses online with SNHU while attending NAA.