Offering an associates degree and a bachelor’s degree emphasis, UAA’s Professional Piloting program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the aviation industry as airplane pilots. Theory and flight training is provided through a Federal Aviation Administration FAR Part 141 approved flight-training program. Once a student has begun study toward a declared major, all flight training must be completed through the UAA flight training program.
UAA is one of 33 approved CTI Air Traffic Control schools across the nation and was one of the five original schools approved at the program’s beginning. To date, the UAA ATC program has graduated more than 400 students. UAA boasts a high graduation rate at the Federal Aviation Administration Academy after graduation from UAA.
The Aviation Maintenance Technology program is an approved Federal Aviation Administration Part 147 school and is a nationally recognized course of study designed to prepare graduates for entry into positions as maintenance technicians in general aviation, corporate aviation, airlines, or aerospace manufacturing. In addition to traditional aircraft maintenance courses, the curriculum emphasizes modern aircraft systems including electronics, composite structures, automatic controls and turbine engines. The division offers two Aviation Maintenance Undergraduate Certificates, one with an Airframe and the other with a Powerplant emphasis.