Aeronautical Science - Helicopter Pilot - Rotary-Wing
About two-thirds of airline pilots will retire in the coming years and other areas of the aviation industry, such as helicopter and airline dispatch, are under-supplied with qualified applicants. Through agreement with Universal Helicopters Inc. (UHI), students in the Aeronautical Science program receive flight training at the UHI Center of Excellence facility at Prescott's Love Field Airport.
The Bachelor of Science Degree in Aeronautical Science Rotary-Wing combines flight training with academic preparation in the technical and managerial aspects of aviation - the skills and knowledge demanded by today's aviation industry. The program emphasizes the following skill sets in the education of its pilots:
The program also offers options to enhance specific skills and customize your program through advanced flight training, flight instructor and instrument flight instructor certificates; and familiarization training as a flight crew member. You can also tailor your degree program to specific career goals by adding a related minor:
The advantage is clear: entering the helicopter aviation job market with a degree from Embry-Riddle Prescott will ensure you are considered for the top jobs in the industry. Other advantages:
An Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University education is nontraditional, un-restrictive and never ordinary. If that's the kind of thrilling collegiate experience you want for yourself, it all starts here.
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