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University of North Dakota

"John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences"

Located at:
3980 Campus Rd Stop 9007,
Grand Forks, North Dakota 58202

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The University of North Dakota Aviation Department

From the most technologically advanced simulators to the world's largest collegiate training fleet, UND's state-of-the-art facilities provide our students with a training experience second to none. This means your UND Aviation Degree Program will prepare you for your career and your life.


Highly-respected by the aviation industry, the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences offers a liberal arts core curriculum combined with a professional aviation education in a variety of specialties.

Working together, we will deliver the highest quality education, research, and service in aviation and related disciplines to our students, our college, and the worldwide aerospace community.

Undergraduate Programs

Air Traffic Management (B.S.), Airport Management (B.B.A.), Aviation Management (B.B.A.), Aviation Studies (B.S.), Commercial Aviation (B.S.), Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations (B.S.).

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Air Traffic Controller Training

Air Traffic Controller Training

Air Traffic Controller training schools are recruiting students to replace thousands of current controllers whose retirement is fast approaching. Now is the time to start your training. See our complete list of air traffic controller training schools.

Aviation & Airport Management Degrees

Aviation & Airport Management Degrees

Launch a career in Aviation Management or Airport Management! Find your Aviation and Airport Management Degree program here. Aviation Management is an expanding field and many schools offer either an online program or a traditional classroom program.

Drone, UAS, and UAV Pilot Training

Drone, UAS, and UAV Pilot Training

UAV Programs! Now's your chance to get into the UAV industry at the ground-level. There's little doubt that UAV pilots will be a major force in the aviation industry in the years to come. Check out our UAV Program schools and universities and give us a call!

Fixed Wing Flight Schools

Fixed Wing Flight Schools

You've made the decision to attend a Fixed Wing Flight School because you want to become a private or commercial pilot. You know flying is in your future, but now what? How do you get started? What's the next step? Call us and become a commercial pilot!

Fixed Wing Pilot License

Fixed Wing Pilot License

Want to learn to fly or launching a pilot career? Learning to fly fixed-wing aircraft is challenging and costly, but worth it! Do you have enough time and money to complete fixed-wing pilot training? Find answers to these questions and many more!

Flight Training

Flight Training

Learning to fly is challenging, but as most pilots will tell you, it's worth it! Do you have the time and money? How do know which flight school is right for you? Find answers to these questions and many more here in our Flight Training resource center.

Helicopter Flight Schools

Helicopter Flight Schools

Helicopter Flight Schools are designed to train new pilots for a career in the aviation industry, and right now is the best time to get started on this fulfilling career path by contacting Aviation Schools Online! We will get you connected to your best option!

Helicopter Flight Training

Helicopter Flight Training

Find the perfect helicopter flight training school or program best suited to meet your needs. Discovery the most comprehensive list of the top helicopter flight training schools in the nation. In addition, ASO provides enrollment coaching. Call Today!

UAV Training Schools

UAV Training Schools

Now's your chance to get into the UAV industry at the ground-level. UAV pilots will be a major force in the aviation industry in the years to come. Check out UAV schools and programs and other sources to become a UAV pilot or UAS mechanic, learn more!

VA Approved GI Bill Flight Schools

VA Approved GI Bill Flight Schools

Find VA Approved GI Bill schools and programs. VA Educational Benefits have never been better! Whether you qualify for the Post-9/11 GI-Bill� or any other program, chances are, you can use your benefits to make your aviation career goals a reality!

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University of North Dakota

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About University of North Dakota Aerospace

UND Aerospace is a world-renowned center for aerospace learning, nationally acclaimed for our achievements in collegiate aviation education, atmospheric research, space studies, and earth system science and policy research. With more than 500 faculty and staff members, 1,800+ students from around the world, and myriad programs and projects, the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences is setting the pace for the future of flight.


Gain the best education and training possible at the world's most comprehensive aerospace university. The second-largest degree-granting college at UND, the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences operates one of the largest fleets of civilian aircraft in North America.

Aviation offers many varied opportunities, so it’s important to choose a program that allows you to thrive in your area of interest. This UND graduate program offers you the choice of specializing in four key areas: safety, unmanned aircraft systems, management and human factors. Best of all, this online program allows you maximum flexibility in achieving your M.S. in Aviation.

What sets UND's Aviation Department apart?

  • World-renowned academic excellence
  • Largest collegiate training fleet in the world
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • 7 aviation degrees
  • A liberal arts core curriculum
  • 110+ aircraft and simulators
  • 110,000+ logged flight hours
  • 212,294 landings performed last year
  • 15 career pathway programs

Aviation: Highly-respected by the aviation industry, the Odegard School offers a liberal arts core curriculum combined with a professional aviation education in a variety of specialties.

Air Traffic Management: Gain the technical skills and broad aviation knowledge to thrive in an exciting career in air traffic control.

Airport Management: Gain the broad-based knowledge to begin your exciting career in airport management with a range of opportunities.

I am UND proud because of all the opportunities throughout campus!

Airport Management: Gain the broad-based knowledge to begin your exciting career in airport management with a range of opportunities.

Commercial Aviation: Be a part of the dynamic aviation industry at one of the largest and most respected collegiate programs in the world.

Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations: Be among the first generation of unmanned aircraft specialists with training from the university that started it all.

Professional Flight: Earn your professional pilot's license while completing your non-Aviation major.

Research: From soil to space, John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences faculty and students are world-renowned for their research.

UND Aerospace Deans Forum 2020

Our Mission: Working together as leaders to create, preserve, and deliver the highest quality education, research, and services in aerospace and related sciences for our university, our state, and the worldwide community.

Objectives:

  • Create graduates that harbor excellent aviation technical abilities: Produce future aviation professionals that possess the greatest knowledge and technical abilities possible prior to entering the aviation community.
  • Strive for human excellence through the use of a liberal education: Provide students with a well-rounded educational experience that enhances communication, teamwork, and leadership skills while fostering an appreciation for other cultures.
  • Instill characteristics that will fully develop our student's human potential: By inspiring students to pursue life-long learning, it is our goal to prepare students with an understanding and acceptance to changes or challenges they may face in the aviation industry.
  • Promote a solid foundation for the continued utilization of technology: Due to ever-changing technology demands in the aviation industry, we provide a foundation of knowledge for current technology use and future applications.
  • Provide skills to build and promote a culture of safety in the aerospace industry: Emphasize our vitally important role in the transfer of new information and the building of a culture of safety throughout the aviation community.

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