Aviation Maintenance Technology
- Associate of Applied Science: 2-year program (60 semester credit hours)
- Level 1 (16–30 semester credit hours)
- Level 2 (45 semester credit hours)
- Full program is offered at: Northwest Campus
In our Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-approved program, you will learn to perform the maintenance and repairs that keep aircraft in peak operating condition.
Our program will prepare you to take the FAA examination for Airframe and Powerplant licenses.
What do aviation maintenance technicians do?
Licensed aviation maintenance technicians are considered the vital link between aircraft manufacturers and the flying public.
These technicians specialize in preventive maintenance that ensures various types of aircraft—such as commercial and non-commercial airplanes, helicopters and jets—are well maintained and working properly.
Aviation Information Session / Tour
You must attend a mandatory Aviation Information Session / Tour to be admitted to our aviation programs.
Update: March 18, 2020
Due to the current coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, all of our Information Sessions / Tours are postponed indefinitely.
Please check here periodically for updates. We will post new dates when sessions resume.
Applications for New Students
Both the Aviation Maintenance Technology and Professional Pilot programs have reached capacity for new students for Fall 2020.
Spring & Fall 2021
Also, we have significant waitlists for Spring 2021.
Prospective new students for these programs will likely be considered for program entry Fall 2021 (The anticipated Fall 2021 start is subject to change).
Please check here periodically for updates.
- Tuition: Tuition & Fees
- Books: $600 (approximate)
- Tools: $400–$1,200
If you take day classes, you can complete our A.A.S. program in 2 years.
- Days: Monday–Friday
- Hours: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
If you take night classes, you can complete our A.A.S. program in 3 years.
- Days: Monday–Thursday
- Hours: 5:30–11 p.m.
After successfully completing our program, you will be prepared for jobs such as:
- Aircraft mechanic
- Aviation maintenance technician
- Airframe mechanic
- Powerplant mechanic
Projected Job Growth
Occupational Outlook Handbook
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Center of Excellence in Aviation, Transportation and Logistics at Alliance Airport
2301 Horizon Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76177
Aviation Maintenance Technology Program
Updated March 18, 2020