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Aviation Maintenance Technology FAQ's

Aviation Maintenance Technology

Just the Facts

Program Start Term: Fall Only
Program Length: 4 Semesters, 2 Summer
Award: A.A.S.
Accreditation:
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved

Number of Majors: 39
Average Class Size: 12
Program Capacity: 30
Part-Time or Full-Time: Full-Time Only
Program Courses Offered: Day
Program Locations: Council Bluffs Campus

Q:

What makes this program unique compared to other Aviation Maintenance programs?
 

A:

First of all, there are very few aviation maintenance programs in the region. In addition, Iowa Western has constructed a state-of-the-art Aviation Maintenance building at the Council Bluffs airport, which includes a hangar that houses several different types of airplanes and helicopters, including single engine planes and a DC-10 jet engine. Our students get valuable hands-on experience in a real-world setting.
 

Q:

What is your job placement rate?
 

A:

About 90%. Our graduates have gone on to work for many companies, including Advanced Air, Delta Airlines, ConAgra, and Mutual of Omaha.
 

Q:

Is this program accredited?
 

A:

This program is accredited through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
 

Q:

What are the admissions requirements?
 

A:

All Iowa Western students are required to submit an Application for Admission, complete placement testing, and submit official copies of high school and college transcripts. For more information on admissions requirements, visit our Admissions page.