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Ph.D. in Aviation

School Details

Embry-Riddle is an independent, nonsectarian, not-for-profit, coeducational university, founded in 1925. With more than 70 undergraduate and graduate degrees, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University offers the world’s most comprehensive collection of academic programs focused in aviation, aerospace, business, engineering and security. Embry-Riddle operates on three campuses in Daytona Beach, Florida, Prescott, Arizona, and Worldwide, the online campus.

Embry-Riddle awards certificates, associate's degrees, bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees in seven fields of study on campus and online:

  • Applied Science
  • Aviation
  • Business
  • Computers & Technology
  • Engineering
  • Safety, Security & Intelligence
  • Space



Bachelor's and a Master's degree in an aviation-related field or a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in non-aviation disciplines supplemented by at least one year of full-time-equivalent service in the aviation industry as a professional pilot, maintenance manager, air traffic controller, or other professional aviation position.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges