Aviation Maintenance Technology, A.A.S.

Transfer your Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) maintenance certificate into an A.A.S. degree in Aviation Maintenance Technology at Vermont State. You’ll enter the program with your A&P certificate from an FAA-certified program, and complete general education classes as you make career connections in the field.

Students without an A&P certificate can enroll in the certificate program with our partner Burlington Technical Center located at the Patrick Leahy Burlington International Airport, or in another FAA-certified program of your choosing.

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Neil Sinclair

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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: For those needing to complete A&P certification, you can learn on-site at the Patrick Leahy Burlington International Airport. There you’ll have access to training facilities and expert instructors to prepare for the job 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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