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AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE TECHNOLOGY

Aerospace and Defense Technicians operate and maintain equipment used in developing, testing, producing, and sustaining new aircraft and spacecraft.

If you enjoy analyzing and testing equipment found in industrial plants, laboratories, offices, and manufacturing, then a career in Aerospace and Defense Technology can be the career for you!

Our Aerospace and Defense Technology program is hands-on, where you’ll use modern equipment to learn how to build and maintain test facilities for aircraft systems; Be prepared to meet with aerospace engineers and discuss details and implications of test procedures, operate and calibrate computer systems, record data….and much more!

THE SKY IS NOT THE LIMIT WITH A DEGREE IN AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE TECHNOLOGY

Flexible Schedules. We know life can be hectic and that is why we offer three flexible schedules to choose from. Attend classes around what works best for you and choose from day, afternoon or evening classes. You can complete your Associate of Applied Science in Aerospace and Defense Technology in as little as 23 months!

Internship Opportunities: Before you graduate from the Aerospace and Defense Technology program, the time will come for you to put the skills you learned in the classroom and apply them in a Real World setting! As an Intern, you will have the opportunity to work hands on in a professional environment, network with other professionals in your field, explore different careers, and build your resume. You will have a dedicated Internship Coordinator that will personally work with you and many of our industry partners to provide you the exposure and experience you need to get ready for the Real World.

Certifications After completing your Aerospace and Defense courses, you will be fully prepared to test for these professional certifications:

  • The International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians (ISCET)
  • ETA Certification
  • Fiber Optic Association (FOA)
  • IPC Certification
  • IPC/WHMA-A-620
  • OSHA Authorization

CAREER OPPORTUNITES FOR AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE TECHNOLOGY

– Aerospace Products and Parts Manufacturing Technician

– Test Technician

– Repair Technician

– Bench Technician

– Quality Technician

– Fiber-Optic Technician