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Master of
Aviation Maintenance

The Master of Aviation Maintenance provides graduates with the skills necessary to become influential professionals in the aviation maintenance industry.

About the Master of Aviation Maintenance

The Master of Aviation Maintenance is designed to provide graduates with the knowledge and skills to function as exceptional supervisors and managers of aviation maintenance programs in the dynamic and highly complex aviation technician industry. Growth in the aviation maintenance industry has resulted in many career options for those with the appropriate education, skills, knowledge and experience.  

Program instruction is provided by leading aviation mechanics experts with the most current and updated information in aviation maintenance. Graduates will be able to recognize and adapt to the evolving and rapidly changing needs of aviation maintenance, both domestically and globally with cutting edge technology and concepts, while strengthening diverse thinking and innovation.  

Student Learning Outcomes

You will have the opportunity to accomplish the following while studying to be an aviation technician: 

  • Integrate aviation maintenance within a global business environment 
  • Develop strategies for managing the resources of global aviation maintenance
  • Analyze data to make decisions for gaining efficiencies within the global aviation maintenance industry
  • Integrate a safety culture into a global aircraft maintenance environment 

Aviation Maintenance Career Opportunities

Careers and Employers

The 2023 Boeing Pilot & Technician Outlook projects a global need for 690,000 new maintenance technicians over the next 20 years. Embry-Riddle graduates are set to enter the workforce in top companies, including Lockheed Martin, Northrup Grumman, Tecro and the U.S. Army, with a high placement rate of 100% within a year of graduation. 

Graduates of the aircraft maintenance program often secure roles as: 

  • Directors of Maintenance 
  • MRO Managers 
  • Aviation Maintenance Managers 
  • Maintenance Project Managers 

Aviation Maintenance Salary Information

Pursuing a Master of Aviation Maintenance from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University provides graduate students with competitive salaries averaging $99,700 annually, one-year post-graduation, as of 2022.  


About Aviation Maintenance at the Worldwide & Online Campus

The Master of Aviation Maintenance at Embry-Riddle Worldwide is an attractive degree for students with backgrounds as engineers, managers, pilots or air carrier personnel. The curriculum within this program is designed to provide students with an education focused on gaining and applying knowledge and skills necessary for success in the global aviation maintenance industry. 

Students can fit coursework into their busy schedules with each online course offered multiple times each year, no prerequisites required, flexible ordering of courses and short nine-week terms that can be completed when and where they choose. 

Aviation Maintenance Information

  • Credits: 30 
  • Online or In-Person: Fully online, EagleVision Virtual Classroom or see if a Worldwide location is close to you.

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