Aviation Studies (B.S. Aeronautics)
Complete your B.S. with a specialization in aviation studies to bring your career into focus.
If you already have an existing technical background and want to achieve your bachelor’s degree in the exciting field of aviation technology, then this program provides an opportunity to bring greater focus to your career options. Best of all, you’ll graduate from one of the strongest collegiate aviation program in the country.
- Program type:
- Est. time to complete:
- 4-5 years
- Credit hours:
Why Take Aviation Studies at UND?
Earn a B.S. in Aeronautics with a major in Aviation Studies from the UND Aviation Department, known around the world for academic excellence. You'll learn using some of the most advanced technological in the industry, including advanced simulators and state-of-the-art facilities.
The program from UND will prepare you for your successful career in many aspects of
aviation technology. Gain the essential aviation fundamental knowledge you need, along
with management-related curriculum in the areas that you specialize in, such as aviation
maintenance, avionics, electronics, dispatch or other support services.
Only students who have completed their A&P, FAA radio, avionics or are rated as a commercial pilot are placed in this program.
Work Worth Doing
Develop research skills and field experience to make an impact on the future.
If you have an existing technical aviation background, this program is an opportunity to expand your knowledge of the aerospace industry and obtain a bachelor's degree.
Train with a state-of-the-art virtual controller simulator and radar simulators.
The curriculum exposes you to a broad spectrum of aviation technology and related-fields, including meteorology, safety, airport management, fleet planning and more.
Median salary range for a director of operations*
Median salary range for an aircraft maintenance manager*
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, such as aviation maintenance, avionics, electronics, dispatch or other support services.
UND graduates with an B.S. in Aviation Studies can expect exciting opportunities in several professions:
- Aviation system engineer
- Director of operations
- Aviation network technician
- Aviation technology system manager
- Airfield operator
When You Earn a degree in Aviation Studies
An Aviation Studies degree gives you the strategic skills you need, including:
- Commercial Aviation
- Flight Training
- Air Traffic Control
- Strategic Planning
UND Aviation Studies Major Alumni
Aviation Studies alumni have gone on to a variety of successful careers with:
- Skywest, Inc.
- Federal Aviation Administration
- Endeavor Air, Inc.
- FedEx Corporation
- Target Corporation