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 is designed specifically for students who work, have worked, or desire to work in aviation-related careers. If you are a student with existing aviation knowledge or skill, Embry-Riddle’s aeronautics degree acknowledges your valuable acquired experience by awarding prior-learning credit. The Aeronautics degree then continues to build on those skills and knowledge.
The Aerospace Engineering program at Embry-Riddle Prescott is rated third in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The curriculum provides you with specific aerospace design skills and a broad exposure to theory, modern analysis, measurement, and communications and computational techniques essential to the profession.
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 Bachelor of Science in Astronomy (BSA) program gives students the tools and the knowledge they need to reach for the stars and to reach their potential. Taking advantage of the clear skies and high altitude of Prescott, this degree program will help you to discover the mysteries of the cosmos.
Aviation Business Administration students are provided with an exceptional foundation for pursuing exciting careers in aviation, aerospace, and related industries. Students enjoy interaction with innovative faculty and dedicated industry partners representing airports, airlines, air cargo, aerospace, and business aviation.
Business Administration students gain valuable knowledge and skills essential to successful entry into many business fields that require polished capabilities in management, accounting and finance. Classroom emphasis is placed on increasing effective communications, improving quantitative skills, employing socially responsible business practices, applying critical thinking skills, regularly participating in team-based activities, and working with actual clients in selected classes.
The Computer Engineering program at Embry-Riddle is a unique application of Embry-Riddle's traditional strengths in computer science and engineering and the emerging field of distance education. Students acquire a broad background in computing machinery, concentrating on programming languages, circuit theory, embedded control systems, real-time systems, and software engineering.
The Cyber Intelligence and Security (CI) degree program, offered by the Department of Global Security and Intelligence Studies, is designed to provide graduates with the knowledge and skills essential for entry into cyber security, cyber analytics, and security operations and management careers.
The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering provides the opportunity to acquire a broad background in circuit theory, communication systems, computers, control systems, electromagnetic fields, energy sources, and systems and electronic devices. With an emphasis on design, the culmination of the program is a senior year capstone project that teams electrical engineering students with students from the aerospace and software engineering programs to build an aerospace system or subsystem. The student also gains specialization in avionics appropriate for entry-level positions in industry.
The Bachelor of Science in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination program prepares students for the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) exam and certification. This program concentrates studies in accounting and incorporates both criminal investigative skills and various areas of accounting, including financial, managerial, information systems, governmental, auditing, tax accounting, along with psychology.
Two brand new state-of-the-art laboratories, the Forensic Lab and Biology Lab, will provide vast opportunities for active learning and experience with professional-grade equipment. All of the biology and chemistry courses have accompanying hands-on laboratory components. Activities include evidence collection, crime scene investigation, tissue sampling and analysis, and will include a heavy emphasis on DNA techniques.
The Bachelor of Science in Forensic Psychology will expand the knowledge of human behavior and mental processes as it applies to the civil, legal, and criminal environments. Students will gain a thorough understanding of the basic approaches to behavioral and cognitive science, the U.S. legal system, the role of social, cultural, and organizational contexts in human behavior and attitude, and how these tools can be used to understand, evaluate, and predict human behavior in a variety of situations.
Global Business students prepare for extraordinary international careers in business and government. Students gain valuable business skills, strategies, and multicultural awareness required for success in emerging global markets. International cultures are explored with a regionalized focus on the Middle East, Asia, and South America.
The Global Security and Intelligence Studies program (GSIS) is a unique blend of academic and professional studies designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become future leaders in the intelligence, security and law enforcement communities.
Safety is a major concern in the workplace and so is the need to understand employee behavior. This program will help you recognize why employees make certain decisions in the workplace, how to help them be more safe, and explore systems that can compensate for human behavior. The Industrial Psychology and Safety program will provide you a unique blend of both theory and practice, focused on understanding human behavior, with the skills and knowledge for a career in human resources, aviation, or occupational safety or organizational training.
The Interdisciplinary Studies (BSIS) program combines the strengths of Embry-Riddle's respected position in the aviation and aerospace industry with the freedom to adapt to the changing future of the job market. It allows you to have the stature of an ERAU education in a degree program you design to match your interests and aspirations.
Modern advances in mechanical engineering span from the very small, such as nanotechnology and Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS), to the vastness of space systems. The Mechanical Engineering program at Embry-Riddle provides a strong foundation in basic engineering allowing the student to effectively study the latest technology in several strength areas, including robotics and high-performance vehicles. The curriculum is a balance of theory and practice, encompassing aerodynamics, structures, propulsion, controls, materials, instrumentation, electrical fundamentals, computer applications, and design.
The Bachelor of Science in Simulations Science, Gaming and Animation degree prepares students to design and build virtual worlds using mathematical algorithms and technologies underlying aviation simulators, computer aided design (CAD) systems, computer animation software, streaming video networks and computer games.
The Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering degree prepares students for an entry-level software engineering position in a variety of industries ranging from aerospace to video game development. Because of the inclusion of real-world, hands-on projects, such as flight control of an autonomous aircraft or power control in a hybrid automobile, the program gives students a chance to develop the knowledge, skills, and ways of thinking required to design and implement large software systems.
The Space Physics (BSSP) degree program emphasizes the physics of the solar terrestrial and distant space environments. Space science and applied physics constitute the themes of this program and are the focus in junior- and senior-level courses. These courses include Electricity and Magnetism, Quantum Physics, Space Physics, Astrophysics, and Statistical Mechanics.
The Bachelor of Science in Unmanned Aircraft Systems degree (UAS) provides graduates the knowledge essential for employment in unmanned aircraft careers. Students pursuing the Unmanned Aircraft Systems degree will select from either a Flight Minor, the Technical Operations Track or the Applications Track.
The Prescott Campus offers the only undergraduate Environmental Science degree in North America with an aviation and aerospace focus. The Wildlife Science (BSWS) program at Prescott is designed to give graduates the knowledge and technical skills needed to confront the wildlife issue that affect airport and flight safety.