Aviation Maintenance

Degrees and Programs

GTCC’s aviation mechanic, management, and flight programs offer individuals several educational pathways into the growing aerospace industry in the heart of North Carolina. 

At GTCC, you can finish your bachelor’s and master’s degree in aviation at the T.H. Davis Aviation Center. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has an articulation agreement with GTCC allowing you to complete a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree at Embry-Riddle without leaving the GTCC campus in Greensboro, N.C.

Career Outlook

Boeing forecasts 804,000 new pilot jobs worldwide by 2038. Along with the pilot increase, the company anticipates a need for 769,000 maintenance technicians.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, "Overall employment of aircraft and avionics equipment mechanics and technicians is projected to grow 5 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations." In addition, the bureau says, "Overall employment of airline and commercial pilots is projected to grow 4 percent from 2016 to 2026, slower than the average for all occupations."

Discover the highest standard of professional aviation training at Guilford Technical Community College. Here you will find dedicated faculty and staff members who will help prepare you for an exciting career in the aviation industry.


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