Why earn an aviation studies degree online?

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UND's online Aviation Studies degree will prepare you for a successful career in the aviation industry. You'll start by gaining a strong liberal arts foundation in communications, social science, math, science, technology, and fine arts/humanities. Employers value this wide breadth of knowledge because they know you can think critically about the world around you, have strong written and verbal skills, and are a problem solver. Then you will move on to aviation management-related curriculum or choose to earn your FAA private pilot certificate.

You'll also select one of the following areas to specialize in:

  • Aviation Safety: Study OSHA safety standards, safety management systems, insurance, and cyber-security.
  • Aviation Business: Gain knowledge in finance, aviation operations, along with fleet planning and aircraft acquisitions.

You'll graduate with a B.S. in Aeronautics with a major in Aviation Studies from the renowned John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, known globally for its academic excellence.

Online Aviation Studies Degree

  • Students in this program pay in-state tuition fees regardless of their legal residency. Compare our tuition and you find UND offers an affordable online Aviation Studies degree.

  • If you have an existing technical aviation background, this program provides an opportunity to expand your knowledge of the aerospace industry and obtain a bachelor's degree in aviation.

  • The online Aviation Studies degree can be completed entirely online. You never have to come to campus.

Careers in Aviation Studies


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Median salary range for an aircraft maintenance manager


UND graduates with a bachelor's degree in Aviation Studies can expect exciting opportunities in several professions, including:

  • Aviation Network Technician
  • Aviation Systems Engineer
  • Maintenance Director
  • Safety Management Systems
  • Aviation Safety
  • Director of Operations
  • Airfield Operator

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