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Aviation Powerplant Maintenance Technology (AVIAP.S.AAS)

  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Aviation Technology

This program leads to an Associate of Applied Science in Powerplant Maintenance and provides the knowledge and skills to successfully pass the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) written, oral, and practical examinations required by the FAA for certification as a powerplant maintenance technician. The training and knowledge the student receives from the General Aviation Maintenance and the Powerplant Aviation Maintenance certificate programs funnels directly into this degree program. The FAA certifications and this degree will allow the student to continue towards a Bachelor's degree in Aviation Science (or related field), or to begin a career as an aviation powerplant maintenance technician.

This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the embedded certificate(s), please notify Registration and Student Records at

Program Accreditation

The programs General and Powerplant certificates are approved by the FAA under air agency certificate XSCT086K.