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Switching careers

  1. May 3, 2009 #1
    Hello all,

    I am new to this forum, and I am contemplating changing careers. I am a professional pilot, and have always been fascinated by the engineering aspect of flying. I have an undergrad degree in aeronautics, but not a lot of math. I am pretty good at math, and am willing to back and take some undergrad courses in math and physics to catch up. I am interested in a graduate degree, but since my undergrad wasn't in engineering, how tough would this be?

    Any info would help!


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  3. May 7, 2009 #2
    Charlie-Fox, I am also a professional pilot and also in the process of switching careers. I am burned out and tired of furloughs, low pay, long periods from home and "checkride for your job pressure." I am pursuing a Mathematics degree from UIS and plan on teaching high school math while attending grad school. I would look into UND for your pursuits. UND has a couple of online degree's that apply to what you are looking for. See you at FL410, hopefully not too much longer!
  4. May 8, 2009 #3

    Thanks! Everybody has given me that "deer in the headlights" look every since I started brushing up on my math skills for my first class. It really gets old, and I'm glad to see that I'm not the only one out there!!
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