Here is an overview of the many aspects of life at MIAT, including campus support, student life, and general policies. Use this page as an overview and consult the Student Catalog or contact a school representative for more detailed information.
Accreditation, Certifications, and Approvals
Accredited by ACCSC Accrediting Association of Career Schools and Colleges
Approved by U.S. Department of Education
Approved for federal military and veterans educational benefits
Airframe & Powerplant Technician Program is accredited by NCATT-National Center for Aerospace and Transportation Technologies
MIAT College of Technology – Canton, MI:
Licensed by State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
MIAT College of Technology – Houston, TX:
Approved and regulated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin, TX. Approved and regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools, and Colleges, Austin, TX.
All applicants to MIAT College of Technology must have a high school diploma or its equivalent prior to beginning course work. Complete admissions and entrance policies are stated in the school catalog.
Dress Code and Uniforms
In order to maintain an environment consistent with industry standards, professional appearance is required. Students are issued five (5) MIAT approved shirts when they begin their training. Specific details on the dress code are outlined in the Student Catalog.
MIAT is committed to a drug free environment; alcohol consumption and the use of drugs or abuse of legal drugs is strictly prohibited on school property. The school reserves the right to require drug or alcohol testing of students, if at the sole discretion of the school, the student is suspected to be under the influence. Specific details are provided in the Student Catalog.
Graduate Employment Assistance
Our graduate employment assistance begins prior to graduation. We provide a complete career search handbook, one-on-one advising, resume development, interviewing techniques, and numerous on-campus interview opportunities such as job fairs, the annual career expo, and individual employer interviews. Our employment assistance is available to all MIAT graduates throughout their careers at no additional cost.*
*MIAT is an educational institution and cannot guarantee employment or salary.
Student Employment Assistance
Our Career Services Department continually develops relationships with local employers interested in hiring our students for a variety of full-time or part-time jobs. Job openings are updated frequently and are posted on campus bulletin boards and sent via email. This is a cooperative environment where students work closely with the career service center staff. Ultimately it is the responsibility of the student to find and maintain employment, if desired, while attending school.
MIAT is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), an accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education. Students may qualify for federal aid in the form of subsidized and unsubsidized Stafford student loans, PLUS Loans, PELL Grants and scholarships. Additional funding options are available to our students as well. For more information on funding sources and qualifications, please contact the Financial Aid Office.*
*Financial aid, scholarships and grants are available to those who qualify. Awards vary due to specific conditions, criteria and state.
One graduating senior from every high school in the U.S. is eligible to receive a $1500 scholarship from MIAT. Those eligible for this scholarship must begin training in the same calendar year that they graduate from high school. MIAT participates with many other organizations offering scholarship resources for those who qualify. Contact us for more information about scholarships.
Freeze Tuition Rate
An applicant’s tuition rate at the time of application will remain unchanged provided the applicant begins training on their scheduled start date and maintains continuous attendance.
MIAT does not offer on-campus housing. Please contact the Admissions Coordinator for guidance on housing options near campus, pricing, and other details.
It is the policy of MIAT not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, political affiliation, disability, height, weight, religion or marital status in any of its programs, activities or employment.
On Campus Job Fairs
A variety of companies frequently conduct on-campus interviews and participate in job fairs with our students. These Job Fairs give students exposure to a variety of jobs & industries they may not have considered prior to starting their career training and an opportunity to make industry connections.
Students attend class Monday through Friday and are assigned either a morning or afternoon class schedule.
Tools and Supplies
Aviation, HVACR, Welding, and NDT students students will receive a customized tool kit during their training which is included as part of their financial aid package. Additionally, MIAT provides supplies, equipment and specialized tools necessary to perform various projects and lab assignments required in the curriculum. Tools and supplies are listed in the course catalog.
We understand that students may occasionally need additional assistance throughout their training at MIAT. We have dedicated facilities and faculty available for individual tutoring and assistance at no additional cost.
Learn More about MIAT’s Industry Driven Curriculum
Get Backed by Over 50+ Years of Success
Since 1969 MIAT College of Technology (MIAT), now a part of Universal Technical Institute’s family of schools has helped thousands of individuals get the industry-relevant skills, experience and connections it takes to pursue careers in the skilled trades. After more than 50 years in career education, MIAT has built an excellent reputation and strong working relationships with employers.
MIAT programs are developed in direct response to feedback from industry leaders looking for qualified employees. MIAT partners directly with employers to develop programs specifically tailored to fit their needs. As an MIAT student you will get the relevant, up-to-date skills employers are looking for.