May 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin 
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Aviation, Maintenance Concentration AT

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The AT degree in Aviation Maintenance prepares the student for work in the aviation industry as an aircraft maintenance technician. This degree requires the completion of the Airframe and Powerplant certificates. This degree can be completed in two years and one summer semester.

Total Credits - 73

Maintaining Academic Standing

  • Students must maintain minimum GPA of 2.5 in all aviation coursework and 2.25 cumulative overall.

Graduation Requirements

An Aviation Maintenance Certificate with both Airframe and Powerplant ratings is required for graduation.

Admission Requirements

  • Admission into the maintenance program starts in the fall semester only.
  • Status as an aviation major is provisional until the student demonstrates satisfactory academic and performance skills. Maintenance majors must successfully pass all general classes before continuing on to the Airframe or Powerplant.
  • Students are required to have a Windows-compatible PC laptop (see Department of Aviation Charges ).
  • Required US/state government issued photo identification.
  • International Students - A TOEFL score of 550 or equivalent must be on file before admission to the maintenance program can begin. See the university bulletin section English Language Requirements for equivalent scores.
  • Credit by exam will only be approved for new students transferring in with previous FAA certificates subject to departmental approval.
  • In addition to tuition, lab fees apply to all maintenance training courses (see Department of Aviation Charges ).


Student Handbook

A handbook for flight and maintenance students outlining policies, operational guidelines, and general information is available from the department office or is online at the department website. Students are responsible for all policies outlined in the Department of Aviation Handbook.

Student Learning Outcomes

The Department of Aviation is committed to the education and training of its students and strives to prepare them for productive careers in the aviation industry. The following are the Associate of Technology in Aviation Maintenance degree educational goals:

  • Effectively apply technical knowledge, problem-solving techniques and hands-on skills in aviation maintenance support.
  • Be active in ongoing professional development, professional growth and increasing professional responsibility.
  • Work effectively in teams.
  • Work within the accepted standards of professional integrity and conduct.
  • Obtain the appropriate Federal Aviation Administration certifications.

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