Aviation Maintenance Management, B.S.

Lewis' Aviation Maintenance Management program provides students with the best of both worlds.

Aviation Maintenance Technology program The skills and technical training needed to become a certified Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) (also known as a licensed FAA mechanic) - combined with comprehensive business, economics and liberal arts expertise, preparing students to enter management and administrative careers in both aviation and non-aviation industries.

Designed for the mechanically minded, this program will build on your love for airplanes, helping you learn exactly how they work, the intricate mechanics behind flight and what makes each model unique through curriculum, including:
  • Drafting
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Aviation Physics
  • Aircraft Electricity
  • Gas Turbine Powerplants
  • Aircraft Inspection & Engine Testing
Airframe and Powerplant (A & P) Licenses
Each program track will prepare you to secure both license ratings required to be a licensed FAA mechanic.
Powerplant Rating: This rating will enable you to work on aircraft engines.
Airframe Rating: This rating will allow you to work on the body of the airplane
outside the engine; including wings, wheels, brakes, etc.

Lewis University Maintenance Certificate courses are approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 147, and are continuously updated.

As a graduate of this program, you will be prepared for technical management positions with airlines and repair facilities, as well as careers as technical representatives or positions in aircraft and/or component sales.

Start customizing your Aviation Maintenance Management program curriculum today! Or pair this degree with an MBA or a Masters in Org. Leadership and have the exact business and technical requirements necessary to climb the managerial ladder within an aviation organization.

Student Talk

  • Yesenia Mora-Ramirez

    "There's nothing greater than working on something and seeing it work. I can take apart an engine, put it back together, put it on an airplane and then watch it take off. There's nothing more gratifying than knowing I did that."

  • Scott Hall
    Lyons Twp HS. LaGrange, IL

    "Lewis University has a great reputation combining Aviation Flight with Aviation Maintenance, and I was also able meet a lot of people outside of aviation since there are 80+ majors."

  • Samantha Stewart
    Lake Central HS, Shererville, IN

    "I felt that the Aviation Maintenance program was well-rounded and it is very well known in the aviation industry. I like it that my classes are small and my instructors push me to do my best."

  • Paul Kim
    Schaumburg HS

    "Lewis University has a very appealing curriculum that seemed to fit my interests, and the faculty truly does care about every individual in their classes."

  • Anthony Perez
    DeVry Advantage Academy, Chicago

    "Lewis has a reputation for getting graduates through the front door of the airlines, and Lewis is one of the leading universities for aviation majors."