Hagerstown Branch Campus

PIA APU student

Opening in 2011, PIA’s Hagerstown Branch Campus is now Maryland’s exclusive FAA certified Airframe & Powerplant training provider. Working in conjunction with the Hagerstown Airport Authority and by request of the Governor’s Workforce Investment Board, PIA instituted the aviation maintenance technician school to help serve the workforce needs of both Maryland and the rest of the nation.

The facility features modern classrooms, a student resource center with a computer lab and publications library, and specialized shop areas designed to offer the optimal training environment for the instruction of aircraft propulsion systems, electricity, sheet metal, hydraulics, instruments & controls, composite materials, non-destructive testing, welding, painting and more.

Located along the Hagerstown Regional Airport just south of the Mason Dixon line between Maryland and Pennsylvania, PIA’s Hagerstown Campus was recently (in 2014) recognized as a “School of Distinction” by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges. The campus will not be reviewed again until 2019.

Campus Quick Facts

Start Dates/Times

Start Dates:
January 3, 2017
April 26, 2017
August 30, 2017
January 2, 2018


Student to Faculty

You can feel confident you will get the attention you deserve with an average class size of 17 students per 1 instructor.

Graduate Placement

Calculation based on employable graduates between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015.

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Campus Admissions

Roxanne Ober
240-347-4805 Ext. 2305

Barbara Martin
240-347-4805 Ext. 2356

Program Offering

Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT)

Aviation Maintenance

Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) Program

16 Month - Diploma/Certificate
4 Terms - 1900 Clock Hours

The AMT program prepares students for the FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certification Exams.

Tuition, Fees, & Financial Aid

Tuition (FY 2015-2016)

Total AMT Diploma Program (4 Terms), 1900 hours$25,680
Tuition Per Term$6,420

Books, Tools, & Supplies
The charges for books, tools and supplies are approximate charges and are subject to sales tax where applicable. Prices may change without notice.

Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) Program$2,354

Other Fees

Registration Fee$150
FAA Airframe & Powerplant Examination Fees$1,200

Financial Aid

As you prepare for your education, it’s important to know you’re not alone in navigating your financial plan.

Most students depend on a financial plan that incorporates multiple resources. Together, we’ll explore your eligibility for various financial aid programs, loans, grants and scholarships to help you figure out what’s best for your unique situation.


Here at PIA, we believe that a high-quality education should be delivered with transparency, including understanding how your investment measures with your earning potential. A stable financial plan should have no surprises, and that’s exactly what you can expect when you meet with the PIA Financial Aid Office.


Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Campus Location

14516 Pennsylvania Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21742

PIA Hagerstown Campus

Housing for Students

One of the most common questions I hear in Admissions is ‘Where am I going to live since you don’t have residence halls?’ or ‘Where is my son/daughter going to stay for school and is it safe?’  I remember when I went off to college it was fairly simple because I stayed in a residence hall, but I also remember it was awfully expensive and my parents and I had no control over who I lived with.  While moving to school at PIA isn’t quite as simple as attending a school with a residence hall, you can work to set your sights on a place within your budget.

To make this search easier, PIA provides a list of properties that have been used by PIA students in the past as well as several new listings.  This list is not a recommendation or guarantee by PIA.  In addition, the Internet can also be a powerful tool when searching on one’s own.  All arrangements are between the student and the property manager or owner.  PIA IS NOT INVOLVED IN THESE AGREEMENTS IN ANY MANNER.

- Steven D. Sabold, Director of Admissions

Approvals and Accreditation

  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)
  • Federal Aviation Administration approval I4PT091K
  • Approved by the U.S. Department of Education
  • Approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC)
  • Approved for the Training of Veterans

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