Aviation Maintenance Technology
Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.)

Aviation Maintenance is a bachelor of science degree structured to prepare a graduate for employment in repairing and maintaining modern aircraft. The major builds on the first two years of aircraft maintenance (A&P - Airframe and Powerplant emphasis) or on the experience of a practicing aircraft technician (A&P) with another 16 credits of general education. The third and fourth years concentrate on developing skills in electronics, computers, business and general education, with particular emphasis in avionics systems and troubleshooting. The baccalaureate course work is designed to provide a broad base of technical knowledge in order to repair the integrated mechanical and electronic systems found on aircraft of today and tomorrow.

Program Specs

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About the curriculum

Classes

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Accreditation & Industry Connections

Program accreditation.

Job market

List of jobs via the College Catalog.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, median annual wage for aircraft mechanics and service technicians was $55,210 in May 2012. The lowest 10 percent of aircraft mechanics earned less than $35,190, and the top 10 percent earned more than $76,660.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Support Activities for Air Transportation 31,420 $23.54 $48,970
Scheduled Air Transportation 30,790 $28.91 $60,130
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 19,520 $27.06 $56,280
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 16,600 $27.14 $56,450
Nonscheduled Air Transportation 4,970 $27.19 $56,550

*Statistics reported in May 2012

Transfer Procedures

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Tools, Uniforms & Supplies

Tool List

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Clubs & Activities

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Aviation Technology Advisory Committee

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Advisory committees, which act as recommending bodies to the faculty and administration, consist of in-field professionals who act as partners in the development of curriculum. Their curricular and equipment advice as well as their industry connections and internship opportunities are invaluable to our students and to the growth of our institution.

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