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.
State-of-the-art facilities support studies and research, and include the largest university telescope in the state of Florida. The MicaPLEX Research Center is home to several wind tunnels and business incubator. The fleet of aircraft includes Cessna 172s and Diamond DA 42 and flight training devices supplement flight training providing efficiency and cost savings.
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 just minutes from the beaches along the eastern coast, 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. Nineteen sports teams compete in NCAA Division II, and there are many intramural, club and recreational sports to keep Eagles fit. Nearly half the student population lives on campus in one of eight residence hall complexes, all with easy access to classes and eating establishments, like the popular Propellers Food Truck. Army, Navy and Air Force ROTC opportunities are available, some include generous scholarships.