Sometimes it’s good to have your head in the clouds. From helicopters to commercial jets to hurricanes, Embry-Riddle Prescott's College of Aviation will help you begin a journey that will propel your future. Fueling your passion for Aviation, we offer the nation’s most comprehensive academic programs for degrees in Aviation and Aerospace-related fields. You’ll study with like-minded students from around the world, and learn from faculty whose industry expertise makes them among the top leaders in their fields. If you’re ready to let your dreams take flight, there’s no better place to land than Embry-Riddle’s College of Aviation.
Dr. Brent Bowen
As an industry consultant, pilot and former fixed-base operator, and scheduled air carrier operator, Bowen has been an invited expert witness before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Government Operations and an invited speaker and panelist...
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The Aeronautical Science Fixed-Wing Degree blends flight training with rigorous academic study in a unique manner that provides a strong foundation for a career as a leader in the aviation industry, including airlines, corporate, commercial, and the military. This approach to aviation education gives the student added value over traditional flight training programs by focusing on the skills and knowledge required by today’s industry.
The Aeronautical Science Rotary-Wing Degree blends flight training with rigorous academics to provide a strong foundation for careers in corporate, commercial, or military aviation in a rotary-wing aircraft.
The Aeronautics Degree was conceived and developed specifically for people who work or have worked in aviation careers. The curriculum was designed to build upon the aviation knowledge and skill students bring with them from their training and experience. The combination of a student's aviation education and the required and elective courses in Aeronautical Science, Business, Computer Science, Economics, Communication, Humanities, Social Science, Mathematics, Physical Science, along with professional development, prepare graduates for career growth and increased responsibility.
As one of the few FAA-approved Air Traffic Control programs in the country, we’ll put you on the cutting edge of system changes that will introduce new methods and means for managing the world’s aviation arteries.
As corporations pay more attention to the climate’s impact on business, they are including weather professionals at the decision-making level. In the Meteorology program, you’ll focus on the theory and study of climatology, as well as its applications to industrial and business operations.
The increasing use of unmanned aircraft systems has created high demand for graduates prepared to engage in surveillance and data collection in this exciting field.
The May 4, 2016, lifts the ban of flying UAS outdoors when the UAS is part of curriculum not leading to flight certification and clarifies section 336 of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012.
Paul Lechner graduated from Embry-Riddle Prescott in 2015 and is immersed in the world of unmanned aircraft systems at Insitu.
Zero to 65 in one second is what it took to edge out the four other Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) in a recent MultiGP Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) race in Phoenix, AZ.
Embry-Riddle students and an Aeronautics faculty member are re-engineering wingsuits to improve aerodynamics, performance and safety.