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Associate in Science in

Designed for students who want to launch a career in aviation and aerospace, this program provides a foundation of knowledge along with credit for prior work experience.

The Associate in Science in Aeronautics degree is designed for students who want to take the first step toward a career of Aeronautics. Pursuing the A.S. degree at our Worldwide Campus allows students to take classes close to home at one of our many international campuses, or even study at your own home with the online learning experience.

The Aeronautics curriculum is closely mapped to the needs and demands of the aviation/aerospace industry and to general education guidelines.

The program’s objectives are to:

  • Strengthen a student's aviation knowledge in line with the student’s specific area of interest.
  • Give students the option to broaden their credentials by pursuing the Aviation Area of Concentration.
  • Help students craft a program of study that will make them highly competitive and marketable in the aviation industry.

Embry-Riddle is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.


About Aeronautics at the Worldwide & Online Campus

The Associate in Science in Aeronautics is a multidisciplinary online or on-campus degree program that combines previous work experience with courses of study in human factors, security, aviation safety, occupational safety and health, air traffic control, aircraft maintenance, and aeronautical science.

The A.S. in Aeronautics at Worldwide & Online is housed in the College of Aviation Undergraduate Studies.

Electives allow students to tailor degrees to particular interests and career goals, and are closely mapped to the career needs of the student and the demands of the industries they serve.

Students can earn more than a quarter of the required semester hours from prior life experience and go on to receive a bachelor’s degree in as few as three years.

Pursuing a degree at the Worldwide & Online Campus allows students to structure their education around their lifestyles. Students can take classes where and when they want.

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