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Associate in Science in
Aviation Maintenance Science

The right qualifications and education help open the doors to secure and satisfying careers with airlines, aircraft manufacturers, major repair stations, private jet and charter services, corporate flight departments, and government agencies. And the demand for degreed aircraft maintenance specialists in the aviation/aerospace world has never been greater than it is today.

ERAU’s Associate in Science in Aviation Maintenance Science (AMS) degree helps graduates open those doors to begin their education.

At the heart of every flight of every commercial, private, or military aircraft is the work of aviation maintenance professionals. The Aviation Maintenance Science (AMS) program at Embry-Riddle produces some of the best aviation professionals in the world.


About Aviation Maintenance Science at the Daytona Beach, FL Campus

Whether it’s to continue an already established career path in aviation or break into the industry altogether, the AMS program at ERAU produces some of the best aviation professionals in the world. The program is housed in the Aviation Maintenance Science Department in the College of Aviation at the Daytona Beach Campus.

Composed of 66 credit hours, 18 of which are general education course work, and 48 dedicated to airframe and powerplant technical courses, the A.S. degree will flow seamlessly into the AMS Bachelor of Science degree.

Courses taken in the Aviation Maintenance Science Department lead to a student being approved for the A&P certification exams. Credit will be granted for any student who enters ERAU already in possession of the A&P certification.

See the Aviation Maintenance Science Student Handbook

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60 Credits

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