University of North Dakota

John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences



University Ave

Grand Forks, ND 58202

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The mission of the Aviation Department graduate program is to provide quality educational experiences to students that promote critical thinking and foster an intellectual environment conducive to exemplary research, scholarship and creativity among graduate students and faculty in an effort to provide problem-solving professionals to aviation industry employers. Goal 1: Develop aviation professionals who use their technical and theoretical skills to solve problems within the aviation industry. Goal 2: Develop a student’s higher-order thinking abilities and instill a quest for lifelong learning. Goal 3: Develop a scholarly set of skills that will allow the student to function in a professional manner. Goal 4: Students will be able to write at an advanced level. Goal 5: Students will be able to effectively present their ideas using a variety of media. Goal 6: Students will be able to critically think, analyze and evaluate all types of information available in today’s global society.


UND is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. UND also holds many special accreditation's at the college, department, or program level.

International Student Requirements:

All graduate applicants must demonstrate academic-level proficiency with the English language before they will be considered for admission. This requirement must be met by all applicants, regardless of citizenship, residency, or nation of birth. No applicants will be considered for admission until the English Language Proficiency is met. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for ways in which this requirement can be met.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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