Aviation Maintenance Technology

Prepare to troubleshoot, repair, and maintain aircraft in Vermont State University’s Aviation Maintenance Technology program. Take courses toward your associate degree in electrical, fuel, and ignition 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 in a variety of aviation sectors, including commercial, corporate, and general aviation.

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Why Study Aviation Maintenance Technology at Vermont State?

  • A high-demand field: Jobs for aircraft mechanics and avionic technicians are expected to grow 11% through 2030, with an average salary of $65,550.*
  • Partnership with Burlington International Airport: You’ll learn on-site at the Burlington International Airport and have access to their training facilities and expert instructors for a perfect blend of classroom and hands-on learning.
  • Critical skills for your career: You’ll learn how to recognize and manage safety concerns in aviation maintenance, the proper use of hand tools, and how to document maintenance tasks according to FAA regulations.
  • Prepare to take the A&P licensing exams: This program will prepare you to take the FAA’s A&P exams for the Mechanic Certificate/License with Airframe and Powerplant ratings.

*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Financial Aid for Aviation Maintenance Technology Students

Vermont State University is providing a high-quality, affordable degree in Aviation Maintenance Technology to students across Vermont and beyond. More than 80 percent of Vermont State students are awarded financial aid, including new students, transfer students, international students, out-of-state students, and first-generation students. Our financial aid team is here to help you explore all your options.

Internships & Jobs in Aviation Maintenance Technology

At Vermont State, you’ll gain leading-edge skills for Aviation Maintenance Technology jobs through internships, co-ops, career coaching, and more. Our internship placements are guaranteed to grow your professional network.

We offer several opportunities for you to gain practical skills, including hands-on learning opportunities at Burlington International Airport’s state-of-the-art training facilities through the Burlington Technical Center.