Gain the best education and training possible at the world's most comprehensive aerospace university.
Highly-respected by the aviation industry, the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences offers a liberal arts core curriculum combined with a professional aviation education in a variety of specialties.
Gain the technical skills and broad aviation knowledge to thrive in an exciting career in air traffic control.
Gain the broad-based knowledge to begin your exciting career in airport management with a range of opportunities.
Watch your aviation career take off at UND (and get your wings while you're at it).
Be a part of the dynamic aviation industry at one of the largest and most-respected collegiate programs in the world.
Be among the first generation of unmanned aircraft specialists with training from the university that started it all.
Take care of business while managing a career in aviation.
Earn your professional pilots license while completing your non-Aviation major.
Gain expertise in a distinctive, fast-growing program at the first university to offer a degree in UAS.
What sets UND's Aviation Department apart?
- World-renowned academic excellence
- Largest collegiate training fleet in the world
- State-of-the-art facilities
- 7 aviation degrees
- Liberal arts core curriculum
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Working together, we will deliver the highest quality education, research, and service in aviation and related disciplines to our students, our college, and the worldwide aerospace community.
- Create graduates that harbor excellent aviation technical abilities: Produce future aviation professionals that possess the greatest knowledge and technical abilities possible prior to entering the aviation community.
- Strive for human excellence through the use of a liberal education: Provide students with a well-rounded educational experience that enhances communication, team work, and leadership skills while fostering an appreciation for other cultures.
- Instill characteristics that will fully develop our student's human potential: By inspiring students to pursue life-long learning, it is our goal to prepare students with an understanding and acceptance to changes or challenges they may face in the aviation industry.
- Promote a solid foundation for the continued utilization of technology: Due to ever-changing technology demands in the aviation industry, we provide a foundation of knowledge for current technology use and future applications.
- Provide skills to build and promote a culture of safety in the aerospace industry: Emphasize our vitally important role in the transfer of new information and the building of a culture of safety throughout the aviation community.
Major: Commercial Aviation
"[B]oth UND and ROTC have afforded me the flexibility to study fixed wing, rotary and autonomous aviation systems. . . . [T]he top notch training in all different aviation disciplines that are available through our world-class Aviation Program is preparing me to excel in my future endeavors."