Aviation Maintenance Programs

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In 2024, MIAT Houston will merge with UTI Houston. We’ll streamline program offerings and offer advanced support services that benefit students and graduates.


Get the Skills to Be an FAA Certified Aviation Maintenance Technician

Aviation maintenance mechanics enjoy being part of one of the world’s largest and most dynamic industries.

If you’re an analytical, logically-minded individual who enjoys working with your hands and you’re looking to get established in a technical career (without spending years in school) you owe it to yourself to take a few minutes to consider your potential in aviation maintenance.*

*MIAT is an educational institution and cannot guarantee employment or salary.

Become A Qualified Aviation Maintenance Technician

The Aviation Maintenance programs from MIAT College of Technology provide the hands-on training, practical experience and aviation industry support it takes to pursue a technical career as an aviation maintenance technician.

This aviation mechanic training focuses on teaching college students the advanced precision skills necessary to become FAA Certificated Airframe and Powerplant Technicians. Here are just a few of more than 40 precision technical skills MIAT College of Technology graduates learn during their aviation maintenance training:

  • Gear systems and operation
  • Sheet metal fabrication
  • Composite structure fabrication
  • High performance piston and turbine engines
  • Hydraulics/pneumatics
  • Avionics and advanced electrical systems

There are a two Aviation Maintenance programs to choose from:

Aviation Maintenance Technology Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree – 24 Months
By earning your Aviation Maintenance Technology AAS Degree, you learn the skills needed to be successful in your career. The degree program is offered at our Canton, Michigan, campus.

Airframe and Powerplant Technician Program – 20 Months
FAA-approved Airframe and Powerplant Technician training courses provide the knowledge and skills necessary to take the FAA exams required to be licensed as an Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT). Aviation Maintenance Technicians are prepared to pursue employment at major airports and private airfields across the country. Both our Houston and Canton campuses offer the 20-month A&P program.

Are You Career Training Ready? Find Out!

College students from all over the U.S. come to our school’s campuses in Michigan and Houston to put themselves at the forefront of the aviation industry!
Click here if you’d like to learn more about the exciting potential of a career in aviation maintenance.

The fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get Your Career Training Readiness score now.

See an Overview of our Aviation Program

Get Backed by Over 50 Years of Success

MIAT - Established 1969

Since 1969 MIAT College of Technology 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.

Get the Support You Need to Launch a Successful Career

We know aviation training is about more than a certificate to hang on the wall – it’s about starting a career you can be proud of. At MIAT, we’re dedicated to supporting you throughout your career. From corporate contractors to international corporations, employers of all sizes have hired our graduates to work in specialized careers. Alumni and students preparing to graduate have a number of resources at MIAT to help them jump start their new careers, including personalized advising, interview techniques, resume feedback and development, and access to a number of job fairs to give students the opportunity to network and make contacts in the field of their study.

Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.*

*Financial aid, scholarships and grants are available to those who qualify. Awards vary due to specific conditions, criteria, and state.

Is A Career In Aviation Right for You? Get More Information…

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in aviation tech, and exploring whether this is the right career field for you, fill out the form to receive more information.

A knowledgeable MIAT Admissions Representative would be happy to answer any question you have, everything from program schedules to educational costs.

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