When you see an aircraft overhead, you marvel at the mechanics and the technology. You are eager to learn about the engines that propel an aircraft and the technology that maintains it in flight. You enjoy the challenge of repairing and maintaining machines and systems.
Whether you’ve already spent some time in the aviation maintenance field or you’re just beginning, Embry-Riddle can teach you everything you need to know to be a part of the next generation of maintenance professionals.
Associate of Science in Aviation Maintenance Science
The AMS associate degree leads to FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) mechanic’s certification and flows seamlessly into the bachelor’s degree.
Bachelor of Science in Aviation Maintenance Science
Gain valuable and essential presentation and technical writing skills through curriculla that’s designed to meet industry demands. Aviation Maintenance Science at the Daytona Beach Campus provides extensive hands-on experience in modern, well-equipped labs working with aviation systems components and aircraft to prepare you to be awarded the Airframe and Powerplant certification. One of just a few universities to do so, ERAU operates an FAA-certified engine repair station for training and testing purposes.
Bachelor of Science in Aviation Maintenance
The Aircraft Maintenance program through the Worldwide Campus can supplement your maintenance experience to position you for success in the industry. The flexibility offered ensures that wherever you are in the world, you can either find the nearest Worldwide Campus location or take classes online when it’s convenient for you.
ERAU was founded to educate pilots and mechanics, and it remains the leader in the field. When you study here, you’ll be surrounded by people who share your same passion for excellence, precision, and safety.
The Aviation Maintenance program at ERAU is taught by dedicated faculty who are also industry professionals. Together, they have more than 300 years of combined knowledge and experience. So you can be assured you’ll get the education you need to succeed.
Once you receive the necessary qualifications and education, you can qualify for secure and satisfying careers with airlines, aircraft manufacturers, major repair stations, private jet and charter services, corporate flight departments, and government agencies.
The demand for aviation maintenance specialists has never been greater, and with a degree, you are positioned for advancement into management. ERAU graduates emerge from the Aviation Maintenance program with the ability to service, troubleshoot, and repair aircraft.
Aviation Maintenance graduates are in-demand candidates for careers in the following professions and with the following industry leaders:
During Susan (DiLella) Herbert’s last six months at ERAU, she worked in the university’s overhaul shop. She then to take a job at Atlantic Southeast Airlines. There, she worked as a Line Maintenance Mechanic and was promoted to Lead Mechanic. Susan went on to accept a position at GE Aviation in Durham, NC, where today she’s an Assembly and Test Technician, working on CFM56–5B/7B engines.