Bachelor Of Science In Aviation Maintenance
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Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Aug 19, 2024
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Accomplish More. Go Further. Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Maintenance from Liberty!

At Liberty, we are dedicated to helping you channel your passions to achieve your goals, and our bachelor’s degree in aviation maintenance can provide you with the hands-on training you need to become a certified aviation mechanic. When you earn your bachelor’s in aviation maintenance degree with us, you join a student body that is passionate about creating a better tomorrow. Our students are empowered with practical skills and mentored by Christian professors with years of real-world experience in the field. Our aviation maintenance alumni have gone on to be world changers – working with missions organizations, airlines, and military aircraft services. Partner with us, and let us help you become a Champion for Christ

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At Liberty, you’ll find an affordable, high-quality education that equips students like you for the real world. Our commitment to excellence helped us rank among’s Top 3 college campuses in America. Earning your degree from a nonprofit university with state-of-the-art resources like ours can help set you apart from your peers.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Aviation Maintenance Bachelor’s Degree?

As a Liberty student, you will receive hands-on training with multiple training devices operated by our School of Aeronautics. You will also have the opportunity to get involved with a variety of clubs and teams designed to help you serve others while further developing your skills in aviation and aviation maintenance. We work to encourage diversity in the field of aeronautics. Our aviation teams, such as the Liberty Belles, are designed to support women and other minorities as they complete their degrees and establish themselves in their career. 

One of our recent graduates, now working at HAECO in Greensboro, NC, stated, “I am interacting with lots of other new A&Ps (Airframe & Powerplant technicians). I can assure you that the A&P maintenance program at Liberty is leaps and bounds ahead of other programs…The biggest difference I have noticed is Liberty students are equipped for the workforce with an ethical and moral compass.”

You can read more about our alumni and their experiences in our online Liberty Journal. Discover articles about graduates like Luke and Tracy Hamer, who now work with Samaritan Aviation to provide emergency medical flights to those living in Papua New Guinea!

Credit for Life and Work Experience.

Another great plus at Liberty is the ability to take your experience and have it count towards class credits. You’ve worked hard and we offer numerous opportunities for you to gain credit hours for the experience or licenses you have.

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What Will You Learn in Our Bachelor’s in Aviation Maintenance Degree Program?

Earning a bachelor’s degree through our aviation maintenance program can help prepare you to lead with excellence and integrity as an FAA licensed aviation mechanic. Our professors have years of real-world experience in the field, and our airframe and powerplant courses are designed around the fundamental skills you need to succeed as a certified aviation repair technician and a Champion for Christ. With a B.S. in Aviation Maintenance degree from Liberty University, you can become the mechanic you are called to be – equipped with training that has taught you not only how to repair an aircraft, but to how impact the world. 

Featured Courses

  • AVIA 300: Aviation Safety
  • AVMT 202: Aircraft Electrical Systems
  • AVMT 207: Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems
  • AVMX 418: Advanced Electronics
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Unmanned Aerial Systems

Highlights of Our Bachelor’s in Aviation Maintenance Degree Program

Study hands-on! Our School of Aeronautics owns numerous aircraft, drones, and countless state-of-the-art training devices and simulators. In addition:

  • A current fleet of 27 Aircraft, 13 flight training devices, and 6 unmanned aerial vehicles.
  • Liberty University’s School of Aeronautics is a 3-time recipient of the Loening Trophy — one of the rarest and oldest collegiate aviation awards — for being the nation’s most outstanding college aviation program.
  • Our students have also won the prestigious American Airlines Safety Award for 3 years.
  • Our aviation program is also one of the largest faith-based collegiate aviation programs in North America.
  • We offer FAA Part 147 instruction.
  • You can complete FAA licensure training in as little as one year.
  • Build the foundation you need to get your Aviation Maintenance Certification: A&P (Airframe & Powerplant) license.

*Military benefits from the Veterans Administration are not accepted at this time for the BS in Aviation Maintenance.

Aviation Maintenance Bachelor’s Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Liberty’s Aviation Maintenance Graduates

Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Aviation Maintenance degree can help prepare you for many occupations, including:

  • Aircraft mechanic
  • Aviation maintenance manager
  • Government and military mechanic
  • UAS maintenance manager

Admission Requirements for Our Undergraduate Degree Programs

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • Results from the CLT, SAT, or ACT are not required for admission, but may be used in consideration for merit-based aid.
  • Admission essay

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.