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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