Associate in Science in
With the need for new technicians projected to hit 739,000 in the next 20 years, this degree offers the foundation for a career in all areas of aviation maintenance.
With approximately 5,000 aircraft in the sky at any given time, the need for aircraft maintenance is in high demand. Aviation maintenance technicians are at the heart of every flight – commercial, private, or military. As a result, Boeing forecasts 739,000 new maintenance technician jobs worldwide in the next 20 years.
If you are passionate about aviation and enjoy complex problem solving, critical thinking, and repairing equipment, aviation maintenance may be an ideal position for you.
As a recognized leader in aviation and aerospace education, Embry-Riddle’s Associate in Science in Aviation Maintenance degree helps technicians who want to grow their career as well as individuals who are new to the industry.
Our expert faculty are industry professionals, who instill the necessary skills, knowledge, and hand-on experience needed to succeed in the aviation maintenance field.
About Aviation Maintenance at the Worldwide & Online Campus
Leveraging online and face-to-face instruction, Embry-Riddle Worldwide allows aviation professionals to obtain the competitive edge of a first-rate education with flexibility that fits into their busy lifestyle.
Our faculty are passionate about aviation and have first-hand experience within the industry. They meticulously train our students to examine, repair, and maintain aircraft at the highest level.
The A.S. in Aviation Maintenance program offers an innovative curriculum comprised of 60 credit hours and a combination of general education and aviation maintenance core courses. Applicants with an FAA Airframe & Power Plant Maintenance Certificate may be awarded credit hours toward their degree.
Upon graduation, students have in-depth knowledge of general aeronautics and applications, airframe structures, reciprocating engine theory, turbine engine theory, and more.
Pursuing a degree at the Worldwide & Online Campus allows students to structure their education around their lifestyles. Students can take classes where and when they want.
|Embry-Riddle courses in the general education categories of Communication Theory and Skills, Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical and Life Science, Mathematics, and Computer Science may be chosen from as listed, assuming prerequisites are met. Courses from other institutions are acceptable if they fall into these broad categories and are at the level specified.|
|Communication Theory and Skills|
|Any Communication Theory and Skills above ENGL 106||9|
|Lower-Level Humanities (Any Lower or Upper Level Humanities)||3|
|Upper-Level Humanities (Any Upper Level Humanities)||3|
|Any Social Science||6|
|Physical and Life Science|
|Any Physical Science/Physics||6|
|Any College Algebra or Higher Math Series||6|
|Any Computer Science||3|
|Aviation Maintenance Core Courses|
|AMNT 240||General Aeronautics and Applications||3|
|AMNT 260||Aircraft Electrical Systems Theory||3|
|AMNT 270||Airframe Structures and Applications||3|
|AMNT 271||Airframe Systems and Applications||3|
|AMNT 280||Reciprocating Engine Theory and Applications||3|
|AMNT 281||Turbine Engine Theory and Applications||3|
|ASCI 202||Introduction to Aeronautical Science||3|
|STAT 211||Statistics with Aviation Applications||3|
|Total Degree Requirements||60|
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