Associate in Science in
The Associate in Science in Aviation Maintenance offers the foundation for a career in all areas of aircraft maintenance.
About the Associate in Science in Aviation Maintenance
The 2023 Boeing Pilot & Technician Outlook forecasts 690,000 new maintenance technician jobs worldwide in the next 20 years. As a result, aviation mechanics are at the heart of every flight – commercial, private or military.
As a recognized leader in aviation and aerospace education, Embry‑Riddle’s Associate in Science in Aviation Maintenance helps technicians who want to grow their careers as well as individuals who are new to the industry. Our expert faculty are industry professionals who instill the necessary skills, knowledge and hands-on experience needed to succeed in the aviation maintenance field.
Student Learning Outcomes
While earning an Associate in Science in Aviation Maintenance, you will have the opportunity to:
- Strengthen aviation technician skills in line with industry standards
- Build upon aircraft maintenance techniques
- Apply reciprocating and turbine engine theory in practice
- Identify key airframe structures and applications
Aviation Maintenance Career Opportunities
Careers and Employers
Students receiving their associate degree in aviation maintenance from Embry Riddle often find jobs with top companies such as the U.S. Military, Southwest Airlines, Lockheed Martin, NASA and The Boeing Company.
With a 95.5% placement rate within a year of graduation, Embry-Riddle graduates are set to enter the aerospace industry, often securing positions as aircraft electricians, aircraft power train repairers, airframe mechanics and aviation maintenance supervisors.
Aviation Maintenance Salary Information
With demand rising, earning an aviation technician associate degree from Embry-Riddle provides the opportunity for competitive salaries of $99,900 annually, as of 2022.
About Aviation Maintenance at the Worldwide & Online Campus
The Associate in Science in Aviation Maintenance program offers an innovative curriculum through a combination of general education and aviation maintenance core courses. Our faculty have first-hand experience within the industry and train our students to examine, repair and maintain aircraft at the highest level.
Applicants with an FAA Airframe & Power Plant Maintenance Certificate may be awarded credit hours toward their degree. Pursuing a degree at the Worldwide & Online Campus allows students to structure their education around their lifestyles, taking classes where and when they want.
Aviation Maintenance Information
- Credits: 60
- Online or In-Person: Fully online, EagleVision Virtual Classroom or see if a Worldwide location is close to you
|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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