Your A&P is worth college credits!
As an A&P license holder, you can receive 72 credit hours for this credential which leaves just 4 classes to earn your associate’s degree with the Aviation Maintenance Technology Associate of Applied Science program at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, Roswell, NM. Bill O'Brien helped develop this program and writes about it here
Their parent campus in Portales, NM (Eastern New Mexico University) provides three options for turning the AMT Associates into a Bachelor’s degree. First is the Bachelors of Applied Science (BAS) in Aviation Science, which prepares you for an upper management or supervisory career in the Aviation Industry. This degree includes upper division course work involving theory, management, physics, chemistry, etc... The second is called the Bachelor’s of Applied Arts and Science (B.A.A.S.) and provides the opportunity to complete additional general education classes to earn your Bachelor’s, meaning you will not receive additional aircraft training. The third is the Bachelor’s of Occupational Education which trains you to become an instructor in your field of expertise.