Master of Research (M.Res.) in Aviation Maintenance

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Earn a Master's of Research in Aviation Maintenance.

The Master of Research (M.Res.) in Aviation Maintenance degree is a unique program designed to meet the long-standing needs of disseminating research skills to those working with and dealing with the aviation related to all aspects of maintenance.  Many graduates from this degree would likely advance to a Ph.D. in the future. It is designed as a degree by research for those challenged to meet the advancements in maintenance both in the USA and globally. Without effective aviation maintenance the industry will not be able to support passenger needs for safety. As it is a research based degree you will be able to focus your work towards your areas of interest. All students will be taught how to develop a research plan before they start their research. The completion of the M.Res. in Aviation Maintenance program requires the student to produce, present, and defend a Master’s thesis. 

Why Capitol?


Our programs provide practical experience

At Capitol, we believe online learning can equal and even surpass a traditional classroom environment. We provide our online learners with virtual labs and a state-of-the-art instructional delivery platform. With our program, you’ll gain the interaction and hands-on practice you need to develop your potential. 

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We’re industry-focused

Capitol has built a strong track record of providing high-quality academic programs that respond to emerging industry needs, from business analytics to cybersecurity.

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Program is 100% online

Our master’s in Aviation Maintenance is offered 100% online. Once you are accepted, all you need is an Internet connection and you can attend class. We keep the classes small so you receive personalized attention from faculty who are interested in sharing their knowledge and helping you succeed.

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Degree Details

Generally, to apply to a graduate degree program, you should have completed a bachelor's degree or be completing a bachelor's degree prior to enrollment and should have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average or higher.

Some master of science programs have additional technical competency requirements.

Tuition & Fees

Tuition rates are subject to change.

The following rates are in effect for the 2022-2023 academic year, beginning in Fall 2022 and continuing through Summer 2023:

  • The per credit charge for graduate courses:
    • Online or satellite campus (per credit) - $630, plus fees (information technology and other applicable fees)
    • Independent study (per credit) - $877, plus fees (information technology and other applicable fees)
  • The active duty military tuition rate is $350 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
  • The retired military tuition rate is $530 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
  • There is no charge for online application, $40 fee for paper application

For 2023-2024 masters tuition and fees, click here.

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