The Aviation Technology Division offers a number of degrees and educational opportunities to prepare students for specialized employment in their fields.
Air Traffic Control, A.A.S. and B.S. - The air traffic control program provides enhanced career opportunities for graduates, preparing students for careers in air traffic in both the private and public sectors. It is one of 36 air traffic control programs in colleges and universities nationwide approved by the Federal Aviation Administration as a participant in the Collegiate Training Initiative (CTI) where qualified graduates of the program are eligible for direct hire by the FAA.
Aviation Administration, A.A.S. and B.S. - The Aviation Administration program prepares graduates for various administration and management positions within the aviation. Students acquire a comprehensive understanding of the interrelatedness of all elements of the air transportation system, as well as skill sets and competencies to enter and succeed in managing the unique operational and management requirements of airlines, airports, and general aviation support operations.
Aviation Maintenance Technology, Undergraduate Certificate (Airframe & Powerplant) and A.A.S. - The aviation maintenance technology program prepares graduates for entry into positions as maintenance technicians in general aviation, corporate aviation, airlines, or aerospace manufacturers. In addition to traditional aircraft maintenance courses, the curriculum emphasizes modern aircraft systems including electronics, composite structures, automatic controls and turbine engines.
Professional Piloting, A.A.S. and B.S. - The professional piloting program prepares graduates for piloting careers in professional aviation. The UAA professional pilot training program is certificated by the FAA under Part 141 of the Federal Aviation Regulations. UAA has fully-equipped flight training airplanes, advanced aircrew training devices (AATD) and a level B flight simulator to enhance the educational experience of students.
Minor in Aviation Technology - A minor in aviation technology allows students majoring in another discipline to add basic understanding of aviation as a general field to their education.