Associate in Science
The mission of the Aviation Maintenance Administration 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 (FAA) 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 Administration Associate in Science degree builds upon the knowledge and skills of students’ aviation training by providing the academic skills that enhance communication and management skills as aviation maintenance technicians. The completion of the A.S. degree helps prepare students for employment in entry-level positions in the aviation maintenance industry with excellent promotional opportunities into aviation maintenance administration positions. Upon program completion, students become respected professionals who manage the complex process of maintaining aircraft for safe, smooth flying.
This degree awards articulated credit to students as a requirement for program completion through AVM 2930 or AVM 2931 . In order to obtain articulated credit students must hold a current FAA Mechanic Certification with Airframe and Powerplant ratings or provide a certificate of completion of Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Aviation Airframe Mechanics (5712) (C.C.) and Aviation Powerplant Mechanics (5734) (C.C.) Career Certificate programs. Students holding a current FAA Mechanic Certification with Airframe and Powerplant ratings will be awarded 25 transfer credits through the course AVM 2930 . Students who have completed Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Aviation Airframe Mechanics (5712) (C.C.) and Aviation Powerplant Mechanics (5734) (C.C.) Career Certificate programs will be awarded 25 transfer credits through AVM 2931 and the coursework will count as resident credit.
The program comprises the Aviation Maintenance Technician FAA Certification and the appropriate general education, business, and technical or management academic courses.
A minimum grade of C or higher must be achieved in all professional coursework.
To apply for the program, students must:
- Submit a college credit application.
- Select program of study (2365) Aviation Maintenance Administration.
- Complete a college-ready assessment, if needed.
- Contact the Cecil Center Aviation Maintenance Department or the Program Advisor for assistance with articulation credit for or .
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Program Advisor, (904) 779-4200
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