Why earn an online masters in aviation?

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UND's John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences offers you the research skills and foundational knowledge you need to be able to solve today's most pressing problems in aviation. With this online 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

Aviation Masters Specializations

A specialization is indicated on the transcript upon successful completion of the M.S. degree and successful completion of 9 credits of coursework in the applicable specialization area.

Aviation Safety

This specialization will enable aviation professionals to build data-driven solutions to mitigate safety risks.

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

Learn to address major UAS challenges related to public policy, regulations and the law.

Aviation Management

Get prepared for leadership roles in the aviation industry with this specialization.

Human Factors

Study ergonomics, training system design and human error.

Online Masters in Aviation at UND

  • UND Aerospace is a world-renowned center for aerospace learning. We are nationally acclaimed for our achievements in collegiate aviation education, atmospheric research, space studies, and earth system science and policy research.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • We offer specialized academic and career advisement to aviation students. Our graduates are highly recruited by major airlines.

  • The Aviation master's degree is built on one of the strongest collegiate aviation programs in the country. It was developed with help from industry leaders who helped shape the curriculum.

What can you do with an aviation masters degree?


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.

Masters in Aviation Jobs

Examples of UND M.S. in Aviation graduate positions include:

  • Airline management
  • Airport management
  • Air traffic management
  • Defense contractors
  • Leadership positions in private and corporate aviation

Top Companies Recruiting Aviation Masters Programs

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

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

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