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Associate in Science in
Aviation Maintenance

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.

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