Aviation Maintenance Technology
- Associate of Applied Science: 2-year program (60 semester credit hours)
- Level 1 (16 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.
When you start our Aviation Program, you must attend a mandatory Aviation Orientation Session before you register for classes.
- 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
Gainful Employment Disclosures
- Aviation Maintenance Technology Airframe Certificate
- Aviation Maintenance Technology Power Plant Certificate
Darrell Irby, Chair Aviation Maintenance Technology Department
Summer Abney, Administrative Assistant for Aviation Maintenance Technology
Updated September 18, 2017