Let Your Career Take Flight with a Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Maintenance Management
If you want to become a technician or manager in the field of aeronautics, Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Aviation Maintenance Management is a great next step to take in your academic and professional journey. Our program is designed to give students like you a working knowledge of aircraft technology, aviation safety, and airline management.
With training from our experienced faculty, you can launch an exciting career in air transportation. Our aviation courses can help equip you to lead with excellence in the realm of aircraft safety and maintenance. Partner with us and gain the tools needed to be a successful, knowledgeable, and ethical aviation professional.
How Can Liberty Offer an Online Aviation Maintenance Degree Program?
Our aviation program offers the unique opportunity to earn a maintenance management degree that’s flexible, affordable, and online. To enroll in this program, you must meet one of the following requirements:
- Already possess a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-approved mechanic certificate with Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) ratings
- Earn a mechanic certification with A&P ratings at an FAA-approved maintenance school in your area while completing Liberty’s online aviation management courses
Please note: 45 credit hours will be awarded for your FAA mechanic certification, so you will only need to take 75 credit hours to finish your degree. As a result, you can complete this program in as little as 2 years.
*Some exclusions apply. Please refer to our exclusions page for more information.
Why Choose Liberty’s Aviation Maintenance Degree Online?
Our School of Aeronautics seeks to produce quality candidates who can exercise expert knowledge in the aviation industry. Through our aviation management courses, you can achieve career readiness and gain the tools you need to build a successful future. We’ve designed our program to maximize your potential as you prepare to live out your life’s calling.
Real-World Training | As pioneers in distance learning, we are committed to preparing students like you to enter the job market with skills and confidence. At Liberty, you won’t just learn from a textbook — you’ll gain practical skills that can boost your résumé and help you stand out to employers. The training you receive at Liberty can equip you for success in a variety of career paths.
Flexibility | If you’re worried that school will get in the way of your other commitments and priorities, we have just what you need. With our online B.S. in Aviation Maintenance Management, you can easily access your study materials whenever you need them. Most importantly, you can stay invested in your family, job, and community while earning a degree that can take your career to the next level.
Experienced Faculty | In this aviation program, you’ll learn from professors who have years of experience working in aeronautics. Drawing on what they have learned in their own careers, they’ll provide top-notch instruction that can prepare you to lead with skill and integrity in the workplace. Our faculty are committed to fostering your personal, academic, and professional growth.
Biblical Principles | At Liberty, we’ll do more than provide you with on-the-job training. We’ve also designed our courses to help you integrate ethical principles with professional knowledge. That way, you can stand out in the workplace as a person of integrity and reliability.
What Will You Learn in Our Online Aviation Maintenance Courses?
Experience a challenging and rewarding curriculum at one of the largest flight schools in Virginia. Liberty’s online aviation management program can help equip you with practical, real-world knowledge of power plant systems, aircraft maintenance physics, and aviation technology. Whether your goal is to work in the airline industry or at a private repair shop, this degree can help prepare you for a successful career in aviation maintenance.
Many of the courses in this program provide a thorough look at the technical side of aircraft maintenance. You’ll be taught how to fix and maintain electrical systems, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, reciprocating engine technology, turbine engines, and landing gear technology. You’ll also be able to acquire business management skills by taking courses in business law, communications, and leadership.
You can also earn about the FAA regulations associated with manufacturing, operating, and maintaining aircraft. Through in-depth analysis of maintenance programs, technical planning, and aircraft control, you can prepare to address many issues that arise in the aerospace industry.
Safety is important in every aspect of aviation, and maintenance professionals play an essential role in creating a secure environment for pilots, passengers, and flight crews. Liberty’s general aviation courses can help you understand the human limitations you may face while working in the airline industry. You’ll be taught how to effectively manage a team, maintain aircraft safety, and make sound decisions to prevent accidents.
- AVIA 300 – Aviation Safety
- AVIA 400 – Aviation Human Factors
- AVMX 418 – Principles of Troubleshooting
- AVMX 451 – Aviation Maintenance Operations
Highlights of Our B.S. in Aircraft Maintenance Management
- We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank in the top 10% of Niche.com’s best online schools in America. Earning your online B.S. in Aviation Maintenance Management degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
- Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we’ve frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.
- To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!
- Liberty University’s School of Aeronautics was the 2017, 2018, and 2019 recipient of the Loening Trophy, one of the rarest and oldest collegiate aviation awards, for being the most outstanding college aviation program in the nation.
- Visit our Aviation Scholarships page to find out if you could be eligible for aviation training-related benefits!
- As an online Liberty student, you will have access to a wealth of resources through our top-notch research portal.
- Your major and general education courses alike can help build your skill set and expand your career options.
Bachelor’s in Aviation Maintenance Management Degree Information
- This program falls under Liberty University’s School of Aeronautics.
- Download and review the Degree Completion Plan for Liberty’s online aviation management degree.
- View the Undergraduate Aeronautics Course Guides (login required).
Based on FAA requirements, the AVMT courses (45 hours) listed on this degree cannot be offered online and must be taken residentially. You may complete this requirement residentially at Liberty University, or you can complete an FAA mechanic certification with A&P ratings at another institution in your area. If you earn this certification elsewhere or already possess an FAA mechanic certificate with A&P ratings, 45 credit hours of Experience Plus credit may be awarded to meet the AVMT course requirements (45 hours).
Military Benefits for Liberty’s Aviation Maintenance Program
Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.
As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:
- Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
- Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)
- 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
- Potential college credit for military training
What Can You Do with a Bachelor’s in Aviation Maintenance Management?
Earning this degree can help equip you for many careers in the aeronautics industry. Some roles you may qualify for include:
- Aircraft maintenance technician
- Airline manager
- Airport manager
- Air traffic controller
- FAA inspector
- Missionary pilot
Admission Requirements for the Online B.S. in Aviation Maintenance Management Degree Program
Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions-related information.
All applicants must submit the following:
- Admission application
- Application fee*
- Official college transcripts
- Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
- High School Self-Certification form and official high school transcripts within first 12 credit hours
- AVRD (Aviation Requirement Form)
- Proof of English proficiency (for applicants whose native language is other than English)
*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during Financial Check-In. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses — documentation verifying military status is required.
**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.