Master of Science in Aviation and Aerospace Sustainability

Master of Science in
Aviation and Aerospace Sustainability

Students in this program focus on recent advances in science, practice and innovation so they can understand, analyze and apply aerospace sustainability strategies.

Growing the aviation/aerospace industry while caring for our environment is a major technical and business challenge. Government and industry organizations around the world are allocating vast resources to maximize efficiency and satisfy global demand while also meeting our responsibilities to future generations. To propel this movement, forward-thinking experts are urgently needed.

If you’re ready to make a significant difference in creating a cleaner and more robust aviation/aerospace industry for generations to come, Embry-Riddle’s online master's degree in Aviation and Aerospace Sustainability will place you at the forefront.

Across the globe, industry leaders are committed to finding innovative solutions that integrate both economic and environmental sustainability. At the Paris Air Show in June 2019, Chief Technology Officers from seven aerospace manufacturers pledged to enhance aviation sustainability and shield the planet.

Airlines for America (A4A), the International Civil Aviation Authority (ICAO), and the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) have all committed to finding a path to carbon neutral growth. FAA programs such as the Noise Compatibility Program and Voluntary Airport Low Emissions (VALE) Program assist airports in realizing stable levels of economic growth and developing social programs consistent with the needs and values of their local communities, thus reducing environmental impacts.

In this online graduate program, you will explore how technical advances and improved management practices can help companies meet both operational and environmental goals. You will learn the skills and methods necessary to implement sustainable practices in the aviation/aerospace industries and beyond. 


About Aviation and Aerospace Sustainability at the Worldwide & Online Campus

The curriculum of the master's in Aviation and Aerospace Sustainability draws on recent advances in cutting edge science, practices and innovations and applies an interdisciplinary case approach and systems perspective.

In this online degree program, you learn to contextualize knowledge resources concerning aviation and aerospace sustainability strategy, policy and the legal framework.

You will use analytic tools to enable objective and comprehensive impact analysis supporting sustainability initiatives and projects. Lastly, you will evaluate and suggest improvements to sustainability, attitudes, and practices.



Who is This Program For?

  • Leaders overseeing the integration of sustainability into their airline or organization business strategy
  • Senior managers, executives involved with sustainability projects
  • Mid-career professionals looking to boost their career opportunities along the aerospace manufacturing and production chain
  • Scientists and engineers involved in research on sustainability
  • Professionals eager to upskill and advance in their careers with the recent advancement of sustainability


30 Credits

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