Aviation Maintenance Technology

The Aviation Maintenance Technology program offers an FAA-certified curriculum designed to prepare students for a career as aircraft, airframe and powerplant mechanics. The program is four semesters, both fall and spring and summer courses for the Associate of Applied Science degree in Aviation Maintenance Technology. 

  • Location- DeSoto Center- Olive Branch campus only

  • Students are only accepted during the fall semester. 

  • Maximum enrollment of 20 students per class as designated by the FAA

  • Applications for admissions must be received by June 1.

How do I get into the Aviation Maintenance Technology program?

  • Complete an  Application for Admissions to the college.

  • Complete an Application to the Aviation Maintenance Technology program. Program forms can also be obtained from the Northwest/DeSoto Center, 5197  W.E. Ross Parkway, Southaven, MS 38617. 

  • Admission forms must be sent to both the Office of Admissions and Records and to the Program Director of Aviation Maintenance Technology. 

  • Applications for admissions and all documents required must be received by June 1. 

  • Interview with Aviation Maintenance Program lead instructor. When all documents are completed and received, an interview with an instructor will be scheduled. Applicants will be notified of the interview schedule.  

  • Notification of acceptance to the program must be from the Aviation Maintenance Technology Program Director..

  • Submit a current negative 5-panel drug screen.  

  • Applicants must pass a basic, “hands-on” mechanical aptitude test at interview.

Note- Admissions to the college does not guarantee admissions to the program of study.

Program Information