Aviation Maintenance Technology, A.A.S.

Prepare to troubleshoot, repair, and maintain aircraft with an associate degree in Aviation Maintenance Technology from Vermont State University. Take hands-on courses in electrical, fuel, ignition, airframe, and power plant systems at the Burlington Technical Center, located at the Burlington International Airport, and complete a campus-based residency semester at our Williston campus. This Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified program prepares you for Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) licensing for careers in a variety of aviation sectors, including commercial, corporate, and general aviation.

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Why Study Aviation Maintenance Technology at Vermont State?

High-Demand Field: According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, aviation maintenance technician jobs are expected to grow 6% through 2031, with a median salary of $65,550. 

Ideal Learning Environment: You’ll learn on-site at the Burlington International Airport and have access to their training facilities and expert instructors so you can prepare for the job in a context where real aircraft maintenance work is being done every day. 

More Than Just Training: An A.A.S. degree in aviation maintenance technology will sharpen your critical thinking  and communication skills, preparing you for leadership in your career. Plus, a college degree is an asset on your resumé to expand your opportunities in the future.  

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Sample Courses

  • Introduction to Aviation Maintenance
  • Aircraft & Airmen Regulations & Documents
  • Aircraft Environmental Protection
  • Aircraft Blueprints & Drawings
  • Professional Pilot Technology, B.S. 
  • Automotive Technology, A.A.S. 
  • Diesel Power Technology, A.A.S. 
  • Electrical Engineering Technology A.E. 
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology, A.E. 

Meet Our Faculty

Director, Aviation Maintenance Technology

  • Williston Campus

Director of Aviation

  • Williston Campus

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