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Master of Science in
Aerospace Business Analytics

This program employs data management science to address real-world business problems, preparing graduates for leadership roles in the aerospace industry and beyond.

The Master of Science in Aerospace Business Analytics combines the math and science of data management with real-world business problems to position graduates for leadership roles in the aerospace industry.

Airlines, airports, aircraft manufacturers, MRO’s, lessors and aerospace firms large and small now rely on business analytics for revenue, customer relationship and supplier, fleet and crew management, fuel optimization, route expansion, airport service improvements and fraud prevention, among other vital functions.

This is opening a wide range of career paths for professionals trained to collect, understand and use data to make sound business decisions and drive future innovation.

Embry-Riddle’s aerospace business analytics degree combines concepts in machine learning with the mathematics of probability to explore data science and covers key concepts in optimization, integer programming, decision making, machine learning through clustering, neural networks, time series and memory-based networks. This is coupled with hands-on learning in statistical software such as Python, R and @Risk.

Students are taught by faculty with the academic credentials and real-world experience that can articulate the value of their learning. Our faculty members have written leading textbooks and have discipline-specific expertise that includes data analytics, marketing, management and accounting.

As with all business courses offered at the David B. O'Maley College of Business, students will get discipline-specific knowledge of aerospace applications and explore how concepts such as RASM, CASM, load factor and yield are specifically applied in the aviation industry.

In addition, Embry-Riddle has a long history of providing graduate degrees to working professionals who want to boost their current careers or begin new ones, and our courses are tailored for those who might be juggling other responsibilities.

Students enrolled in this program can also attend presentations and interact with leading experts in the industry during the monthly colloquiums hosted at the Daytona Beach Campus by the David B. O’Maley College of Business.


About Aerospace Business Analytics at the Daytona Beach, FL Campus

The M.S. in Aerospace Business Analytics offers advantages that include hands-on learning, internship and research opportunities and two specialized tracks to choose from, depending on your interests and goals:

  • The Finance specialization applies the concepts in data analytics to the world of funding and financing through the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading sequence of classes, which also provides students an opportunity to earn the ISTAT certificate.
  • The Aerospace specialization combines optimization and simulation of aircraft and aviation systems.
  • The Business Intelligence & Analytics specialization focuses on the use of data analytics, modeling and visualization using computer applications to discover useful patterns, predict future outcomes and make business decisions.

Students can also qualify to join the Business Eagles program, which is designed to provide developmental activities culminating in an internship with one of our select industry partners.

Cutting-edge labs are available so students can work with the newest programs and technology available in the industry. A collection of networked servers and PCs provides the latest advances in data mining and computational facilities. The multimodal transportation lab enables students to explore the viability of each transportation mode.

Students in the M.S. in Aerospace Business Analytics program can also enjoy active study abroad programs led by College of Business faculty, such as Great British Tour, African Safari, Australia, Greece, the Canary Islands during summer and exchange programs with several international institutions.

Our location, adjacent to the Daytona Beach Airport and within two hours of the Orlando, Sanford and Jacksonville airports and NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, is at the northern tip of Florida’s Space Triangle. The Florida Airport Council, based in Orlando, is one of the largest and most active in the nation.

These features put students within easy reach of airports, airlines, commercial space companies and aerospace manufacturing firms.


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