National Aviation Academy (NAA)

Category: Non-traditional | State: Florida

About National Aviation Academy (NAA)

National Aviation Academy (NAA) has been training aviation maintenance professionals since 1932, imparting lifelong skills that give access to high-earning, in-demand careers in the growing field of aviation maintenance. Individuals can become licensed Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) mechanics in as little as 14 months. Programs in Aviation Maintenance Technology and Advanced Aircraft Systems are offered. Students from across the globe attend NAA campuses in Clearwater, Florida and Concord, Massachusetts.

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Why attend National Aviation Academy (NAA)

NAA's hands-on training and specialized curriculum allows military personnel to build on their skills and experience. NAA is an excellent choice for military service members and veterans because our institution is committed to helping each individual harness their skills and secure a lasting career as they transition to civilian life. Whether a veteran has had military aviation experience, or not, their training applies directly to the core values in aviation maintenance: safety and integrity. Additionally, over 35% of students and 75% of instructional staff have previously served in a military branch, creating a network of guidance and support.


Top Degrees

plaeholder-teamAvionics Maintenance Technology/Technician

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of aircraft operating, control, and electronic systems. Includes instruction in flight instrumentation, aircraft communications and homing systems, radar and other sensory systems, navigation aids, and specialized systems for various types of civilian and military aircraft.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $30,429 $30,429 N/A N/A
Fees $150 $150 N/A N/A
Room N/A N/A N/A N/A
Board N/A N/A N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A N/A N/A
Other Expenses N/A N/A N/A N/A
Totals $30,579 $30,579 N/A N/A
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • Provide admissions events or special admissions information sessions customized for prospective students who are military service members
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("Choice Act")
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Returning student receive reimbursement or remission of course fees
  • Offers evening programs
  • Explicit commitment to serving the military and veteran community
  • Formal policy in place regarding business conduct and compliance when admitting, educating, advising, and placing military and/or veteran students
  • Academic support/tutoring
  • Academic advising
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Career planning services
  • Transition Assistance
  • Accommodations for military students with disabilities
  • Full-time veteran counselors or advisors on staff
  • Formal mentoring or advising program in which faculty or staff members who are current or former members of the military mentor students who are military service members or veterans
  • Specialized career guidance counseling or other programs to help military students identify careers to pursue
  • Industry-employer relationship programs available to active duty military students and veterans to assist with post-graduate employment outcomes