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Aerospace Maintenance Management Concentration

Major in Aerospace

Concentration: Maintenance Management

The Maintenance Management concentration offers instruction designed for students who are interested in careers as skilled technicians or managers in aircraft manufacturing and repair, engine repair and overhaul, and space vehicle repair. The fundamental skills needed in aerospace vehicle repair and maintenance are stressed together with management skills for such careers. MTSU is an approved Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) FAR Part 147 maintenance technician school for airframe and powerplant mechanics. This concentration requires the completion of:

  1. 45 hours of aerospace courses as listed below;
  2. A minor that complements the major recommended by the faculty advisor and approved by the department chair and dean;
  3. Other specific required courses as listed below; and
  4. FAA Airframe and PowerPlant Certification prior to graduation.
 
The mission of the Maintenance Management concentration is to prepare students for careers as skilled technicians, or managers in aircraft manufacturing, aircraft repair, engine overhaul, or space vehicle maintenance.

NOTE:
Additional aerospace maintenance courses are required if FAA certification in sought. Students enrolled in the Airframe and Powerplant Technician's Program are required to pass a comprehensive qualification examination prior to receiving authorization to take the FAA examination or prior to receiving a Certificate of Completion from MTSU.