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  Nov 26, 2022
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Aviation Maintenance Administration (2365) (A.S.)

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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 Program

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.

Application Procedure

To apply for the program, students must: 

  1. Submit a college credit application.
  2. Select program of study (2365) Aviation Maintenance Administration. 
  3. Complete a college-ready assessment, if needed.
  4. Contact the Cecil Center Aviation Maintenance Department or the Program Advisor for assistance with articulation credit for   or  .

Need More Information? Contact:

Program Advisor, (904) 779-4200

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General Education Coursework

Credit Hours: 15

Professional Coursework

Credit Hours: 39

A minimum grade of C or higher is required in all Professional coursework.

Professional Elective Coursework

Minimum Credit Hours: 6

Total Credit Hours: 60

Graduation Requirements

In order to be awarded the Associate in Science degree, students must have met the following requirements:

  1. Fulfill all academic requirements for the chosen program of study as outlined in the Florida State College at Jacksonville catalog and curriculum.
  2. Earned a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (C) at Florida State College at Jacksonville in courses eligible toward the Associate in Science degree programs, excluding developmental education courses (A.S. Florida State College at Jacksonville GPA).
  3. Earned an all-college cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (C) on a 4.0 scale on all courses attempted. This includes Florida State College at Jacksonville college-credit semester hours and transferred credits (excluding developmental education) in lower division courses (All college cumulative).
  4. Complete a minimum of 25 percent of the total hours required for the program in residence at Florida State College at Jacksonville. Credit by examination and credit for prior learning do not count toward this residency requirement.
  5. Complete the required semester hours, as specified by the degree, of which a minimum of 15 semester hours must be General Education requirements.
  6. Demonstrated competency in civic literacy in accordance with s. 1007.25, Florida Statutes (F.S.) at and State Board of Education Rule 6A-10.02413, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.) at Pursuant to guidelines established by Senate Bill 1108, competency is demonstrated by completion of one of two civic literacy courses (either AMH 2020  or POS 2041 ) with a grade of C or higher AND by achievement of the standard score on a state-approved assessment.
  7. Earned a grade of a C or higher in each course used to satisfy the general education requirements and any other area designated with a C or higher requirement.
  8. Fulfill all obligations, financial or otherwise, to the College before graduating.
Note: Students are cautioned to pay particular attention to the following statements.
  • A student’s graduation date will be the date of the end of the College term in which the student has fulfilled all academic requirements. (The removal of an incomplete grade does not affect students’ graduation dates since the grade change is effective at the end of the term in which the incomplete grade was assigned rather than the term in which the incomplete work was made up.)
  • Students who enter under the (2022/2023) catalog will be assigned to the degree or certificate requirements in effect during the 2022/2023 academic year. The student’s assigned catalog year will remain in effect as long as the student maintains continuous enrollment. Changes to requirements as mandated by law or by rule of the District Board of Trustees may supersede this provision.
  • Many courses in this catalog have prerequisite and/or corequisite courses which are listed in the course descriptions. Students are advised to be guided by these requirements.
  • Students who place into developmental education courses are required to complete designated developmental education courses with a grade of C or higher regardless of program of study.

Baccalaureate Transfer

The Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degree programs are intended primarily for students who desire to complete an Associate in Science degree or an Associate in Applied Science degree and become employed. Students who decide to pursue baccalaureate transfer study must meet certain course and test requirements. For details, visit the Transfer Services page at or refer to the Baccalaureate Transfer Guide at

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