Why earn an aviation safety degree?

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Aug. 16
Dec. 15
May 1

Earn a B.S. in Aeronautics with a major in Aviation Safety & Operations from the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, known globally for academic excellence. Benefit from state of the art flight data software created and maintained by UND, that prepares you for the use of aircraft data in future positions.

This aviation safety degree can be completed entirely online. You will be fully prepare a successful career in aviation safety. Taught by faculty who bring years of aviation and safety experience, you'll gain the fundamental knowledge to help employers and employees prevent accidents, injuries and losses.

Aviation Safety Degree

  • Pursue opportunities for internships with airlines, NTSB, FAA, aviation insurance companies and aircraft manufacturers.

  • 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.

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

Aviation Safety Degree Jobs


Number of positions in the field in 2019.

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Median salary for occupational health and safety specialists and technicians

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Aviation Safety & Operations professionals are responsible for the development of best practices and standards, procedures and guidelines to ensure the safety of passengers, flight crew and ground operations.

With the aviation safety degree, you can expect career opportunities in several areas related to aviation safety and operations, including:

  • Safety Manager
  • Accident Investigator
  • Safety Analyst
  • Safety Inspector

Aviation Safety Courses You Could Take