College of Aviation


Let Embry-Riddle Accelerate Your Career

The Aeronautical Science degree from Embry-Riddle represents one of the strongest educational packages of its kind. From day one, our training and structured curriculum is focused on building a practical foundation of knowledge for one thing – your future. Evidence of our success can be measured by the high demand for our graduates. Our graduates have been hired by the following companies:

  • ExpressJet
  • ERA Helicopters
  • ASA
  • SkyWest
  • Papillon Helicopters
  • Piedmont
  • PSA
  • Pinnacle
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Republic Airway's Holdings
  • Mesaba
  • MESA
  • Great Lakes Air
  • American Eagle
  • Comair
  • Trans States Airlines
  • Temsco Helicopters
  • Bridge Programs

Embry-Riddle's investment in our students' futures goes beyond the classroom. As one of the world's leading aviation and aerospace education providers we have agreements with air carriers and helicopter operators that afford our graduates lower hiring minimums. These agreements provide our graduates with exceptional opportunities to become new-hire pilots upon graduation, jump starting their careers. Embry-Riddle has bridge or direct hire programs with many airlines.

For additional information on Embry-Riddle bridge/direct hire programs, please contact the Career Services Representative, Michael Gregory.


Internships present a tremendous career building opportunity for our students. Embry-Riddle's industry-wide reputation for excellence attracts a large number of internship opportunities at some of the world's best aviation companies. Students working in this capacity develop an improved understanding of their future work environment. It also fosters the development of essential networking skills. Many of our students find their internship to be one of the most rewarding parts of their University experience.

Certified Flight Instructors (CFI's)

The University employs a number of its undergraduates as well as graduates and others as Certified Flight Instructors (CFI's) at our flight line. These instructors have the opportunity to help prepare the next generation of pilots using next-generation technology. The University's training environment has been invaluable to young pilots with airline pilot career aspirations. Our CFI's are highly sought after by airlines because of their extensive knowledge base and glass cockpit experience.

Career Services

Providing a world-renowned education isn't our only service to you. We have a full time career services center that is focused on helping you find an internship or job. Career services helps students and alumni with their resumes, cover letters, and most importantly interview preparation. Our campus hosts an annual Career Expo, where students and graduates have the opportunity to participate in on-site interviews with aviation companies. Career Services is here for you, contact us if you have any questions.