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KU Aerospace Short Courses

About the KU Aerospace Program

Global Leaders in Aerospace Training

Founded in 1977, the KU Aerospace Short Course Program has become the professional training choice of the global aerospace community. Developed to address the specific training needs of the North American aerospace industry, our program has evolved into one of the most respected non-credit professional development programs in the world. Our outstanding instructors—drawn from industry, academia and government experts—translate theory into practical application, so you can return to work and solve real-world problems immediately.

3 Ways to Learn

Open Enrollment–Public Courses: Each year, KU Lifelong & Professional Education offers groups of aerospace short courses at specific locations in the U.S. Individual courses range from 1–5 days in length, and are offered in a traditional classroom setting. Participants learn face-to-face from industry experts, enhanced by group discussions and networking opportunities.

On-Site: Companies can realize substantial savings by bringing a KU aerospace short course directly to the workplace. On-site delivery is ideal for organizations that need to train 10 or more employees in a specific topic. More than 50 non-credit aerospace short courses are available for delivery in the United States and around the world.

Online Courses: Further your training without worrying about time away from work or family and the costs of traveling.



KU Aerospace Short Courses Program Intro with Dr. Jan Roskam

Uniquely Serving Industry Needs

Our courses are designed to provide state-of-the-art learning opportunities and technical skill enhancement. We have risen to the top of the industry because:

  • We respond to the educational needs of aerospace professionals, offering practical, one-of-a-kind courses.
  • We continuously upgrade our course portfolio by diligently following industry trends and needs.
  • We respect the culture, confidentiality and learning styles of individual customers and global client companies when traveling to their locations.
  • We provide a complete customer service package as an integral component of all training options.

KU Aerospace Short Course Usage

Aerospace professionals used the KU Aerospace Short Course Program

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