How to Select an Aviation Maintenance School
Prospective aviation maintenance students study a variety of courses, from physics to mechanical drawing, to help prepare for a career in this detail-oriented field. Associate's degree programs are available at many 2-year colleges, and can expanded into a bachelor's degree in aviation management at many 4-year institutions.
Students may want to consider the following when choosing a school:
- Students may want to look for a program that offers prep courses for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification, as this is required for most aviation repair positions.
- Students may want to take into account whether a program places emphasis on computer technology, since technological advances have made this a key factor in aviation maintenance.
- Students may want to consider schools that offer internship or co-op opportunities that allow students to attend school while working in the field in order to gain hands-on experience.
10 Schools for Aviation Maintenance:
|Amarillo College||2-year, Public|
|City College of San Francisco||2-year, Public|
|College of the Sequoias||2-year, Public|
|Kansas State University||4-year, Public|
|Lansing Community College||2-year, Public|
|Milwaukee Area Technical College||2-year, Public|
|Orange Coast College||2-year, Public|
|University of Alaska Anchorage||4-year, Public|
|Victor Valley College||2-year, Public|
|Trident Technical College||2-year, Public|