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College of Aeronautics and Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Aviation Maintenance Management

Master of Science in Aviation Management and Logistics

Course Delivery

100% online

Total Credits


Approximate Program Cost


Degree Features

Must hold Airframe and Powerplant certificates issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) or equivalent

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Maintenance Management is a completer program designed to prepare certified aviation maintenance technicians with the necessary knowledge and skills to further develop professionally and advance their careers in the areas of leadership, communication, and management.

Students will be able to complete the bachelor’s degree in under four years. Students are able to earn the Business minor by choosing the final minor required courses from their general electives.

Admission to this major is selective. Applicants must hold Airframe and Powerplant certificates issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) or the equivalent certification from an International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) member state. 

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Employ requisite knowledge, skills, and techniques to supervise the inspection, repair, and return of aircraft to service.
  • Integrate skills and knowledge essential to the management of aircraft maintenance programs with a focus on safety and efficiency.
  • Incorporate skills and knowledge needed to effectively lead and manage a team of people working in a maintenance repair organization.

Pending Accreditation: Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI) upon graduation of the first class

Program Structure

  • 120 minimum total credit hours
  • 32 credits hours major requirements, 11 credits hours of major electives, 47 credits hours additional requirements, 30 credit hours given for FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certification (or international equivalent).

The College of Aeronautics and Engineering

The mission of the College of Aeronautics and Engineering is to enhance technological literacy, education, and training essential to the knowledge economy, socio-economic well-being, and to the workforce development of the state of Ohio in general and Northeast Ohio in particular. The college's curricula lead to various certificates in emerging/high-technology areas and to a seamless articulation with a technical associate, bachelor's, and master's degree programs with global perspectives for careers in business, industry, education, and government sectors.

Admissions Requirements

The university affirmatively strives to provide educational opportunities and access to students with varied backgrounds, those with special talents, and adult students who graduated from high school three or more years ago. 

Freshman Students on the Kent Campus: 
The freshman admission policy on the Kent Campus is selective. Admission decisions are based upon the following: cumulative grade point average, ACT and/or SAT scores, the strength of high school college preparatory curriculum, and grade trends. The Admissions Office at the Kent Campus may defer the admission of students who do not meet admissions criteria but who demonstrate areas of promise for successful college study. Deferred applicants may begin their college coursework at one of seven regional campuses of Kent State University. For more information on admissions, including additional requirements for some academic programs, visit the admissions website for first-year students. 

Freshman Students on the Regional Campuses: 
Kent State campuses at Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Salem, Stark, Trumbull, and Tuscarawas, as well as the Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg, have open enrollment admission for students who hold a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent. 

English Language Proficiency Requirements for International Students:
All international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning a minimum 525 TOEFL score (71 on the Internet-based version), minimum 75 MELAB score, minimum 6.0 IELTS score, minimum 48 PTE score, or minimum 100 DET score; or by completing the ESL level 112 Intensive Program. For more information on international admission, visit the Office of Global Education’s admission website.

Transfer, Transitioning, and Former Students: 
For more information about admission criteria for transfer, transitioning and former students, please visit the admissions website. 

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Important Dates


Classes Begin

Fall 2022 Semester


Classes Begin

Spring 2023 Semester


Classes Begin

Summer 2023 Semester


Courses for the online BS in Aviation Management Maintenance frame a range of topics including, but not limited to, Professional Development in Aeronautics, Aviation Communications, and Aviation Safety Theory. The Strategic Aviation Maintenance Management Capstone will fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.

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Tuition and Fees

Ohio Residents Out of State/International*
Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Approximate Program Cost Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Approximate Program Cost
$534.50 $1,603.50 Approximate Cost: $47,000 $544.50 $1,633.50 Approximate Cost: $48,200

An additional Distance Learning fee for all students enrolled in a distance learning course is $15 per credit hour. Program tuition and costs are estimated and subject to change.

Actual tuition costs may vary based on a student’s chosen academic plan. For a complete listing of tuition rates for approved online programs please contact the One Stop for Student Services at 330-672-6000, or via our website Contact Us link.

The total program costs are estimates and are not final or binding. Program costs are based on standard fees, but fees may vary based on the actual classes taken.  Kent State University disclaims any liability arising from the use of or reliance upon these program cost estimates by any person.  Program costs are subject to change without notice.

*Out-of-state/International tuition includes a surcharge of $10 per credit hour for all students enrolled in an online program.

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