Aeronautical Science - Professional Pilot - Fixed-Wing
About two-thirds of airline pilots will retire in the coming years and other areas of the aviation industry are also under-supplied with qualified applicants. In today's airlines, one in four pilots is an Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University graduate. The advantage is clear: entering the aviation job market with a degree from Embry-Riddle Prescott will ensure you are considered for the top jobs in the industry.
The Bachelor of Science Degree in Aeronautical Science 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, including upset recovery; flight instructor and instrument flight instructor certificates; and familiarization training as a flight crew member in a jet transport aircraft. You can also tailor your degree program to specific career goals by adding a related minor:
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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