Why add a minor in professional flight?

Application Deadlines
Fall:
Feb. 1* | April 15^
Spring:
Dec. 15
Summer:
May 1

*Freshman Priority Deadline
^Transfer Priority Deadline

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.

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

Professional Flight Minor at UND

  • 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.

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