About the College
The second-largest degree-granting college at UND, the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences operates one of the largest fleets of civilian aircraft in North America.
UND Aerospace is a world-renowned center for aerospace learning, nationally acclaimed for our achievements in collegiate aviation education, atmospheric research, space studies, and earth system science and policy research. With more than 500 faculty and staff members, 1,800+ students from around the world, and myriad programs and projects, the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences is setting the pace for the future of flight.
Vision, Mission, and Core Values
Vision Statement: Leading the world in aerospace education and research.
Mission Statement: Working together as leaders to create, preserve and deliver the highest quality education, research and services in aerospace and related sciences for our university, our state and the worldwide community.
Core Values: Safety, Integrity, Entrepreneurship, Professionalism, Resilience
In 1992, UND became one of the first aviation programs to be accredited in the country. Since that time, we have been leading the way for aviation collegiate education. Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI) programmatic accreditation ensures that our programs are meeting the criteria established by educators and aviation industry partners. Only 34 aviation programs around the world are AABI accredited.