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Aviation, Maintenance, B.T.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Fair Plain, MI, United States
The Aviation, Maintenance program of Andrews University prepares the student for work in the aviation industry as an aircraft maintenance technician with the ability to advance into a shop leadership position in the future.
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Overview

Program Features

The Aviation, Maintenance program of Andrews University requires the completion of the Mechanics certificate with the Airframe and Powerplant ratings. This degree may be completed either on campus or through the university’s distance education program.

Online Delivery: This degree is offered as a blended program, with the major courses offered on campus (or transferred in), and the general education and electives offered online. The online courses are available in an interactive online format.

Careers in Aviation

An aviation degree will open up a world of careers. Literally. Work as a healthcare, mission or airline pilot. You can even join the military, teach in aviation school or work for Air Traffic Control. If you enjoy mechanics, a maintenance degree will prep you for work in plane operations and aerospace manufacturing.

Accreditation

Accredited by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Applied Science for Aerospace Technicians
  • Aircraft Basic Electricity
  • Federal Regulations, Publications, Forms and Records
  • Materials and Processes for Aircraft Structures
  • Aircraft Electrical Systems
  • Powerplant Electrical Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Prospective students can upload unofficial transcripts directly into the application system during the application process
  • A certified (true) copy of the original transcript attested by an authorized person (i.e. Ministry of Education, authorized personnel at the embassy, department of interior affairs, Justice of the Peace, etc.) (international students)
  • You must have a high school GPA of 2.50 or higher (or an overall GED score at the 50th percentile or higher)
  • ACT/SAT is not required for international students
  • International and domestic prospective students whose language of education is not English must submit English proficiency test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29808 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    29808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29808 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fair Plain

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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