Discover aerospace leadership with MTSU's Maintenance Management concentration.
Aerospace, Maintenance Management Concentration, B.S.
MTSU's Maintenance Management concentration prepares students to become the leaders of the next generation of aerospace professionals by developing the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for successful careers.
This concentration offers preparation for students wishing to enter the aviation maintenance field as practicing maintenance technicians or as entry-level managers at aircraft repair stations or other types of operations involving aircraft manufacturing, maintenance, or modification. Students learn about related components and materials, including modern composites, and the proper repair and inspection of those materials. The fundamental skills needed in aerospace vehicle repair and maintenance are stressed, together with management skills for careers to keep aircraft flying. MTSU is an approved Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) FAR Part 147 maintenance technician school for airframe and powerplant mechanics (A&P).
If you live in one of these states: AL DE KY MD MS SC VA WV; you may be able to attend MTSU at in-state rates under the Academic Common Market program.
Employers the world over recognize MTSU's Maintenance Management concentration under the Aerospace major as an elite program that produces the highest caliber graduates.While graduates' career trajectory is likely to include management level positions in aviation maintenance, examples of entry-level maintenance technician career options include:
- Air carrier maintenance
- Corporate aircraft operator maintenance
- Technician at aircraft manufacturer
- Technician at aircraft repair stations
Employers of MTSU alumni include, but are not limited to, the following:
- American Airlines — Fort Worth, TX
- American Eagle Airlines — Fort Worth, TX
- Corporate Flight Management — Smyrna, TN
- Delta Airlines — Atlanta, GA
- Federal Aviation Administration
- FedEx Express — Memphis, TN
- Middle Tennessee State University — Murfreesboro, TN
- Republic Airways — Indianapolis, IN
- Southwest Airlines — Dallas, TX
- Tennessee Division of Aeronautics — Nashville, TN
- United Airlines — Chicago, IL
- United Parcel Service (UPS) — Atlanta, GA
- United States Air Force
- United States Army
- United States Coast Guard
- United States Department of Transportation
- United States Marine Corps
- United States Navy
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