Associate in Science
This is a Selective Access program.
The mission of the Aviation Maintenance Management program is to serve the air transportation industry with highly trained individuals having the knowledge and skills for entry-level management in the aviation maintenance industry. Through practical training and education in Federal Aviation Administration standards on the methods, techniques, and skills through realistic experience with aircraft, avionics, engines and their subsystems, the program produces qualified airframe and powerplant technicians ready to perform and manage aviation maintenance.
The Aviation Maintenance Management Associate in Science degree builds upon the knowledge and skills of students' aviation training with the academic skills that will help enhance their communication and management skills as an aviation maintenance technician. The completion of the A.S. degree will help prepare technicians for employment in entry-level positions in the aviation maintenance industry with excellent promotional opportunities into maintenance management positions.
Students who already hold an FAA Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic certificate have the opportunity to earn college credit by evaluation of this certificate and then pursue an A.S. degree by satisfying the general education and professional elective course requirements.
In lieu of students completing the professional AMT prefix courses included in the program, students may be awarded credit by providing valid proof of FAA A&P certification.
A minimum grade of "C" or better must be achieved in all professional coursework.
Three technical certificates are available within this degree program: Aviation Mechanic (6119) (T.C.) , Aviation Airframe Mechanics (6115) (T.C.) and Aviation Powerplant Mechanics (6117) (T.C.) . Students may pursue the A.S. degree and earn technical certificates while completing the requirements for the degree, or pursue one or more certificates to develop or upgrade their skills in a particular field. Contact an advisor to determine the career education path that is best for you.
Please note that by being enrolled in this degree program you may automatically meet the requirements for one of the aforementioned technical certificates. If you meet the requirements for a technical certificate, as a result of being enrolled in this degree program, you may automatically be awarded the technical certificate(s) upon meeting their requirements as well. If you choose to opt out of this automatic awarding of a technical certificate please contact an advisor to do so.
With the successful completion of this program, students will be prepared to take the FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic certification examinations.
The AMT Professional courses comply with Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 147 and is FAA certified.
To apply for the program, students must:
- Complete College Admission Degree Application and select program of study (2150) Aviation Maintenance Management.
- Complete a college-ready assessment, if needed.
- Prior to enrolling in the AMT Professional courses, the student must submit a drug screen report and a local background check to the Aviation Maintenance Department. Contact the department for details.
Need More Information? Contact:
David Dagenais, Program Manager, Cecil Center, (904) 317-3821 or David.W.Dagenais@fscj.edu
Pat Conway, Cecil Center (904) 317-3824 or Patricia.H.Conway@fscj.edu
Program Advisor, (904) 779-4200
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