Aviation Management (B.B.A.)
Watch your aviation career take off at UND (and get your wings while you're at it).
There's more to running a successful flight operation than just flying. As an Aviation Management student at UND, you'll gain the technical and business skills needed to manage airlines, fixed base operators and more — while earning FAA certification at the same time.
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- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
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Why Study Aviation Management at UND?
UND is committed to the business of aviation, and ensuring our graduates have the technical and managerial skills to ensure safe, successful air travel. We offer the Aviation Management degree through our Nistler College of Business & Public Administration, whose accreditation from the AACSB puts it among the top 5 percent in the world. But at the same time you gain a thorough background in courses in business and the arts and sciences. You'll also get the aviation training needed to earn a minimum of an FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with Instrument and Multi- Engine Ratings by the time you graduate.
This program is accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Accreditation by AACSB International puts the Nistler CoBPA in the top 5% of business schools in the world.
Leaders in Action
Travis Gylling earns his wings as a double major studying Commercial Aviation and Aviation Management.
Access the world's largest collegiate training fleet — 120 aircraft in all.
Get thrown for a loop (on purpose) when you join UND's own Aerobatics Team.
Join the Student Aviation Management Association, a student-led group that sponsors an annual conference and travels to a major aviation destination every year.
Pursue opportunities for internships with airlines, fixed base operators, aviation insurance companies and aircraft manufacturers.
*Salary numbers from PayScale.com.
Aviation management graduates are responsible for keeping their organizations safe, successful and profitable. You'll be qualified to work at jobs including:
- Aircraft Sales Manager
- Avionics Manager
- Director of Maintenance
- Quality Control Manager
- Flight Line Manager
- Safety Officer
When You Earn a degree in Aviation Management
An Aviation Management degree gives you the strategic skills you need, including:
- Commercial Aviation
- Flight Training
- Project Management
- Resource Management
- Strategic Planning
UND Aviation Management Alumni
Aviation Management alumni have gone on to a variety of successful careers with:
- Delta Airlines
- Endeavor Air, Inc.
- Expressjet Airlines, Inc.
- SC Aviation, Inc.