Embry-Riddle Aero­nau­ti­cal University Worldwide College of Business

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the largest and one of the best fully accredited universities specializing in aviation and aerospace. This private university offers top-notch associate’s through doctoral programs and has garnered the attention of many top publications.

Embry-Riddle is known for its outstanding business degrees offered through the College of Business, where several programs hold accreditation through the ACBSP.


Students can earn an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in Aviation Business Administration or an MBA in Business Administration in Aviation. The bachelor’s aviation business program is additionally accredited through the Aviation Accreditation Board International. According to the National Business Aviation Association, more than one million people are employed in the aviation industry. ERAU is a great choice to prepare for a career in aviation. First-rate professors with expertise in aviation, aerospace, and the military bring their experiences to the classroom. The curriculum consists of a balanced blend of aviation concepts and business strategies, covering topics such as accounting, economics, aeronautical science, marketing, management, finance, and global business strategies. Students in the bachelor’s program can select a minor in Airport Management, Aviation Safety, Economics, Human Resources, Logistics Management, Management Information Systems, Project Management, and Technical Management. The MBA program covers the same content but includes a research component integrated into all courses. Students will also complete a capstone course, in which they will write a strategic business plan. MBA students are able to choose a specialization in Accounting, Finance, Leadership, Information Technology, Marketing, or International Business.

Students interested in pursuing other facets of the business world are offered a wide array of associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees such as Engineering Management, Entrepreneurship in Technology, Leadership, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management, Project Management, Management Information Systems, Technical Management, and Occupational Safety Management. Courses in all programs range from nine to twelve weeks long. Undergraduate programs start every month, and graduate programs have 10 start dates throughout the year. 

Student Life

Students can study literally anywhere in the world, with 135 global locations, as well the ultimate convenience of well-established online programs.

ERAU has campuses at more than 90 military bases across the globe and offers discounted tuition rates for military students, including Active Duty, National Guard, and Reserves.

Undergraduate and Graduate students who meet the necessary criteria are eligible to participate in the Co-op/Internship program. This program helps to fill the gap between academics and the working world. It offers professional work assignments, related to the student’s major, evaluation and support by career professionals, and completion of specific objectives that provide a practical foundation to student’s studies.

Online Programs

After offering online programs for more than 25 years, Embry-Riddle has learned a thing or two. Cutting edge technology such as the Virtual Aerial Robotics Lab and the Virtual Crash Lab keeps students engaged in learning and Embry-Riddle at the forefront of online education. All of its Business classes are available fully online.

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