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Aviation Maintenance TechnologyAviation is a career field that students will find both rewarding and exciting. Our knowledgeable instructors come to us from a wide range of industry backgrounds. Their continued involvement in the industry keeps the skills and information taught in the program current and vital.

All aviation specific classes are in face-to-face format at the Ivy Tech's Aviation Center at Smith Field Airport in Fort Wayne. Classes run in 4-hour blocks during 8, 10 or 16 week sessions, depending on the semester. Due to federal regulations, attendance is critical to the success of the student enrolled in this program.

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Please feel free to contact me with questions:

Michael Clouse
Program chair
Phone: (260) 481-2257


Transfer Partners

If you would like to continue your education after completing your Ivy Tech degree, we have several four-year transfer partnerships in place. Talk to your transfer advocate for more information about transfer opportunities!

Lafayette Co-Educational Program

Students are enrolled at both Ivy Tech and Purdue University for this program. Upon successful completion of this program, Purdue will provide all FAA Certification testing and Ivy Tech will award an Associate of Applied Science degree in Aviation Maintenance Technology. All Aviation specific classes are face-to-face format at either Ivy Tech’s Lafayette Campus or the Purdue University Airport. For more information, click on Lafayette in the locations menu below.

Degrees & Certificates

Please select from our list of certificates, technical certificates, and degrees below for class and location information. More information is available on each degree and certificate option in the dropdown above.

PROGRAM CURRICULA: Review the courses you will take in this program.


Aviation Maintenance - General Concentration
(18.5 credit hours = 2 semesters)

Technical Certificates

Aviation Maintenance - Airframe Concentration
(35.5 credit hours = 3 semesters)

Aviation Maintenance - Powerplant Concentration
(35.5 credit hours = 3 semesters)


Associate of Applied Science - Airframe Concentration
(64 credit hours = 4 semesters)

Associate of Applied Science - Powerplant Concentration
(64 credit hours = 4 semesters)

Gainful Employment Information

NOTE: The number of credits required for a degree or certificate is based on students who are program-ready and does not include College Prep courses. Availability of degrees and certificates varies by campus.