Aviation Maintenance Technology - Military Airframe Concentration, A.S.C.T.

Aviation Maintenance Technology - Military Airframe Concentration, A.S.C.T.

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  • Prepare for an exciting and rewarding career in the fast-growing aviation industry.
  • Learn in a first-class facility that will give you hands-on experience in planes.
  • Aircraft maintenance technician jobs are expected to grow by about six percent by 2031.
source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Locations where this degree is offered:

Indianapolis: Aviation Technology Center

What can I expect during my time at VU?

  • VU’s Aviation Technology program offers first-class training that prepares graduates to excel in a fast-growing industry.
  • The University offers substantial academic and social support systems to help students learn and grow.
  • Small class sizes enable students to participate fully in activities and discussions and to seek out extra help when needed.
  • Affordable tuition allows students to graduate with less debt.

This curriculum is designed for select military personnel for a career as an Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT). FAA-certificated AMTs hold highly-transferable skills that can be used in a broad range of industries; including airlines, fixed-base operators, manufacturers, repair stations, aviation maintenance schools, and in business or general aviation. Successful completion of the program and the required FAA exams leads the student to an FAA Mechanic Certificate with an Airframe rating. Students generally also obtain a Powerplant rating to become an “A&P Mechanic”.

Note: Students must satisfy the University’s minimal requirements by testing out or completing ENGL 010 or ENGL 079, and MATH 010 or MATT 017 with a grade of C or better.

Federal Regulations Requirement
This program is regulated by the Federal Aviation Administration. Training is conducted in accordance with the requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations § 147.17.  Standards for mechanics are found in FARs § 65.71 - § 65.89.

What can I do with this degree?

A degree or certification from Vincennes University’s Aviation Technology program will prepare you for a lifelong career in an essential and growing profession.

Is this degree accredited?

Vincennes University's institutional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the specialized accreditations and approvals obtained by various programs are located on our Accreditation and Licensure page.

Vincennes University recognizes the importance of programmatic licensure, ensuring that graduates meet the requirements set by professional licensing boards. By adhering to rigorous standards and seeking recognition from accrediting bodies, Vincennes University demonstrates its dedication to offering quality education and preparing students for successful careers.

Have questions?

We are happy to chat with you to answer your questions and understand your personal goals.
Please reach out to us at VUADMIT@Vinu.edu or call 812-888-4313 for more information.