Bachelor of Science

Aviation Maintenance Management

124 Credits
  • Gain the education and training necessary to pursue management roles in aviation maintenance
  • Advanced training in maintenance, avionics and the operations of aircraft systems for managerial purposes
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Aviation Maintenance Degrees for Futureproof Managers

The aviation maintenance management degree program was designed to broaden the perspective of aviation professionals. Vaughn’s program provides the education and training necessary for students to assume leadership and management roles in aviation maintenance. Is this a career that interests you? The aviation maintenance management program at Vaughn College will help you build solid technical background that will enable you to advance in the aviation industry.

The aviation maintenance management degree program will expose you to maintenance, avionics and the operation of aircraft systems, blending both theoretical and practical approaches. We place an additional emphasis on managerial skills, with training in accounting, marketing, business communications, industry and labor relations, economics and finance. You will be prepared to lead and manage maintenance systems for the manufacturing and repair of aircrafts and their components with the skills you learn at Vaughn.

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WHAT YOU'LL STUDY

The aviation maintenance management program consists of four components:
1. 30 credits for the satisfactory completion of all courses required for certification through Vaughn’s Aviation Training Institute or possession of the airframe and powerplant (A&P) certificate or equivalent international or military experiences
2. 43 credits of advanced maintenance and technology coursework, including advanced aircraft systems and avionics technology
3. 30 credits in the arts and sciences
4. 18 credits in management coursework

SAMPLE CLASSES
  • Business Communications
  • Financial Management
  • Maintenance Resource Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Principles of Accounting

CAREERS

Aviation management jobs are high in demand, and the requirements for obtaining these positions continue to expand with the evolution of each related field and its technology. Once graduates have completed the curriculum of the aviation maintenance management bachelor’s degree, they can assume leadership and management roles in the aviation maintenance field. They will also have acquired the foundation to further their studies at the graduate level.

Vaughn graduates have had successful aviation careers in positions such as logistics manager, maintenance schedule manager, and maintenance production manager, among many others. The education, skills, and experience in internships that students gain during their coursework helps them advance to desirable opportunities in various industries.

Career Insights

JUST A FEW OF THE COMPANIES THAT EMPLOY VAUGHN GRADUATES:

  • AAR Corp
  • Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation
  • Arkwin Industries
  • Atlas Air, Inc.
  • Aviation Horizons
  • CHEP Aviation Services
  • China Eastern Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines, Inc
  • Endeavor Air
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Geico Skytypers
  • JetBlue Airways
  • Landmark Aviation
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Republic Airways
  • Rockwell Collins
  • Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation
  • Thales Group

A SAMPLE OF VAUGHN INTERNSHIPS:

  • American Dynamics
  • Atlas Air
  • Disney College Program
  • EGYPTAIR
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • FAA (Enterprise Data and Messaging Engineering Team)
  • FAA (Tech Center)
  • Federal Express
  • FlightSafety International
  • General Electric
  • International Business Machines (IBM)
  • Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
  • NASA
  • NASA (Marshall Space Flight Center)
  • Navair (Naval Air Systems Command)
  • NBC
  • NYU Engineering Summer Research
  • Rashid Petroleum Company
  • Sikorsky Helicopters
  • Textron Aviation
  • United Airlines
  • Venture Aerobearings
  • Watertown Airport

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