Your future takes flight in this opportunity bound program

Partnered with Quincy’s Great River Aviation, this commercial air hub will become your classroom. With three runways and low-traffic airspace, students advance quickly in Quincy’s intimate and professionally led Aviation program.

“Aviation is proof that given the will we have the capacity to achieve the impossible.” –Edward Vernon



Levi Chavez – Aviation

The training I received was at a professional and personal level. I can honestly say that if it wasn't for my flight instructors, professors, and my faith, I would not have been able to achieve my personal goals and dreams.
Levi Chavez '11, Flight Instructor

Your Career Options

  • Corporate pilot
  • Flight instructor
  • Cargo/freight pilot
  • Agricultural pilot
  • Aerial fire fighter
  • Air ambulance pilot
  • Air taxi pilot
  • Military pilot
  • Various positions with major or regional airlines

Active Learning Opportunities

Aviation students study at Great River Aviation through a partnership with Quincy University where they mingle with professionals and become intimately connected to the aviation world.

  • Join the Aviation Club, a student-run organization, offering field trips, community service projects and other activities that explore the world of flight.
  • Go to competitions with the Hawk’s Flight Team, an active member of the National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA), sponsoring competitions to improve flying and safety skills.
Fun Fact: Our Aviation students are in the air as soon as their first day class.

There’s no application fee when you apply online.

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