Why earn a master's degree in aviation?

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If you seek an online program with the flexibility of getting an aviation masters on your terms, along with the specialty you want, this UND program is ideal for you. The John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences at UND offers you the research skills and foundational knowledge you need to be able to solve today's most pressing problems in aviation.

With this UND graduate program, you'll have opportunities to:

  • Focus on key areas such as airlines, corporate aviation, general aviation and airport management
  • Gain an understanding of the various complexities facing the industry through a breadth of aviation-related courses
  • Develop a clear understanding of statistics and research methods, and how they can help solve problems
  • Prepare you for a profession in the aviation industry, government or research and development
  • Take the course anywhere in the world with our online synchronous curriculum

Aviation M.S. at UND

  • Benefit from one of the strongest collegiate aviation programs in the country.

  • Earn your degree from anywhere in the world on your terms with synchronous online live classes and face-to-face interaction with faculty.

  • Courses provide a solid theoretical framework, along with an understanding of measurements, data analysis techniques and numerical modeling.

  • Choose from one of four specializations: safety, unmanned aircraft systems, management and human factors.

Aviation M.S. Careers 


Median annual salary for aviation management specialists



Top paid annual salary for aviation management specialists


As a graduate of one of the strongest aviation programs in the country, you'll have plenty of career opportunities, especially in the area that you choose to specialize in.

Examples of UND M.S. in Aviation graduate positions include: airline management, airport management, air traffic management, defense contractors, government agencies, and leadership positions in private and corporate aviation.

UND Aviation Alumni

Aviation alumni have gone on to a variety of successful careers with:

  • Delta Airlines
  • United States Coast Guard
  • Air Traffic Control
  • Alante Air Charter, LLC
  • Allied Pilots Association

Aviation M.S. Courses