Professional Flight (Minor)
Earn your professional pilots license while completing your non-Aviation major.
Bring your career into greater focus with a commercial pilot certification that allows the option for flight training in fixed wing aircraft or helicopters. Gain the fundamental knowledge and essential experience to launch your career in a variety of professional opportunities.
- Program type:
- Est. time to complete:
- 2-3 years
- Credit hours:
Why Study Professional Flight at UND?
Earn a Professional Flight minor from the UND Aviation Department, known around the world for academic excellence. The curriculum is designed to prepare you for a variety of flight-related careers. You'll gain a solid background in aviation with commercial aviation and multi-engine ratings while earning your major in another discipline. It's exactly what you need to launch your exciting aviation career, whether you choose a fixed-wing or helicopter specialty.
Earn a commercial pilot certificate with instrument and multi-engine ratings.
Train with a state-of-the-art virtual controller simulator and radar simulators.
For a fixed-wing specialty, you'll gain essential knowledge in single-engine, multi-engine, VFR and IFR flight to the commercial pilot standard.
For a helicopter specialty, you'll gain essential knowledge in the various types of aircraft flight to the commercial standard.
When you earn your Professional Flight minor from the UND aviation program, you'll gain plenty of career opportunities, especially as a career commercial pilot and related professions. UND Professional Flight students can expect exciting opportunities in several piloting professions, including:
- Commercial airline pilot
- Director of operations
- Helicopter pilot (with helicopter specialty)
- Corporate jet pilot
- Chief pilot
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