Science of aviation and aerospace
Aerospace Engineering and Aeronautical Science (professional pilot) are the most popular majors at Embry-Riddle, but if it concerns any aspect of aviation and aerospace, students will find it here. From Business to Meteorology, and Safety to Unmanned Aircraft Systems, dedicated faculty lead small classes in studies that prepare graduates for in-demand careers. In fact, 94% of grads are employed or pursuing higher education within one year of graduation.
The nation’s first and only College of Security and Intelligence is focused on meeting the vital needs of the nation’s security and intelligence operations and exemplifies Embry-Riddle’s commitment to leading the industry. Innovative and specialized majors include Global Security & Intelligence Studies, Space Physics, Forensic Accounting & Fraud Examination, and Simulation Science & Gaming.
Leading companies including Boeing, SpaceX, Honeywell, the airlines, and governmental organizations actively recruit ERAU students because they know they’ll find the specialized knowledge and passion they seek in our students and graduates. Hands-on studies allow students to apply technical skills in a team environment, experience that sets them apart from others.
Located a mile high in the Bradshaw Mountains of central Arizona, the campus enjoys year-round mild weather, perfect for flying and for fun in the sun. More than 100 student clubs and organizations offer opportunities for connecting with friends and for professional advancement. Fifteen sports teams compete in the NAIA, and there are many intramural, club and recreational sports to keep Eagles fit. Nearly half the student population lives on campus in one of six residence hall complexes, all with easy access to classes and to seven eating establishments. Army and Air Force ROTC opportunities are available, some include generous scholarships.