With your Aviation Maintenance Technician License, you are in demand!

Aviation Maintenance is what Lewis University was founded on in 1932, and now it is more important than ever. With Boeing’s latest projection, the world will need 690,000 maintenance technicians by 2035. Students who graduate with a degree in Aviation Maintenance are prepared to work in the world’s fastest growing field.


We are not only seeing this hiring trend from the Boeing numbers. 100% of our students received job offers upon graduation. Not only will you leave Lewis with skills necessary to work with airplanes, but you will also have the knowledge to manage the business end of this critical and evolving career field.

Earn Your Airframe and Powerplant (A & P) Licenses

This program will prepare you to secure both ratings required to be a licensed Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT).

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.

New Option for Adults

Working adults can now earn their A&P licenses while continuing to work full-time. Lectures are available online for your convenience. The corresponding labs meet four-five nights/week, beginning at 5:30 pm.


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.

FAA exams in Airframe, General and Powerplant = 100% pass rate.

Career Opportunities

You will be prepared for technical management positions with airlines or maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) facilities, including:

  • Crew Scheduler
  • Aircraft Maintenance Director
  • Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor
  • Airline marketing professionals
  • Aircraft parts sales

For more information contact the Office of Admission at admission@lewisu.edu.

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