Program Overview

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Maintenance Management for students who are interested in careers in management of the repair crews who are responsible for the upkeep and repairs of private and commercial aircraft.  Students in the program will learn about the fundamentals of airplane maintenance as well as necessary business skills for managing maintenance, including managing finances and human resource management.

The program allows students to take part in a curriculum which will work to increase their understanding of aviation design and maintenance management. A few of the classes include aircraft propulsion systems and applications, aviation maintenance management, aviation labor regulations, and strategic management.

Upon meeting graduation requirements, students will have demonstrated the necessary education and professional qualifications for responsibilities in aircraft maintenance management. Potential qualifications consist of the ability to demonstrate an understanding of aviation principles and the principles of aeronautic design needed for maintenance, to demonstrate critical thinking and communications skills necessary for roles in maintenance and management of aircraft, to demonstrate the ability to manage work forces, including repair teams in the maintenance of aircraft, and to demonstrate the ability to manage business operations, including finances, accounting, and human resources.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

    School Overview

    Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is a private specialized aviation and engineering college located on a 6-acre urban campus in Flushing, New York, witch is located in the New York City borough of Queens, adjacent to LaGuardia Airport. The school was founded in Newark, New Jersey, in 1932, and was originally known as the Casey Jones School of Aeronautics. In 1940, the location was moved to New York City. Vaughn received its current name, which honors founder George A. Vaughn, Jr., in 2004.

    Vaughn College offers associate's, bachelor's, and master's degree programs in technology, management, engineering and aviation, and a master’s degree program in airport management. Vaughn is a confirmed training partner of the Federal Aviation Administration, which gives students and graduates of the associate and bachelor programs in electronic engineering technology, avionics, an inside advantage in securing internships, and possible employment with the FAA. Vaughn is one of only 36 schools in the country that are approved for the FAA Air Traffic Control Collegiate Training Initiative, which allows Vaughn to make recommendations to the FAA to hire students as air traffic controllers.


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