Education is vital to your future success and Utah Valley University is committed to supplying the industry with top-notch pilots and industry professionals. Our product is our student. We take great pride in our graduates and have complete confidence that they will make significant contributions in the aviation industry.

UVU has partnered with SkyWest Airlines, who supports our educational mission, giving students direct access to the tools, support, and guidance needed to start their commercial aviation career.  Qualifying students may become a SkyWest cadet through the SkyWest Pilot Pathway Program with no commitment. If hired by SkyWest, students can receive up to $17,500 in tuition reimbursement, contingent upon successful completion of Initial Operator Experience.



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SkyWest Pilot Pathway Program Benefits

  • Up to $17,500 in tuition reimbursement
  • Guaranteed final interview for a First Officer position
  • Increased seniority within the SkyWest ground school class
  • Company seniority for benefits eligibility activates as soon as pilot enrolls
  • Enhanced introduction to SkyWest
  • Access to a SkyWest pilot mentor

More information: SkyWest Pilot Pathway Program