Embry Riddle Aeronautical University 2013 2014



Overview of Programs and Careers

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Embry Riddle Aeronautical University 2013 2014 Embry Riddle Aeronautical University 2013 2014 Presentation Transcript

  • Welcome to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University! The World’s Leader in Aviation and Aerospace Higher Education
  • University at a Glance • Four Year, Private, Coed University • Time magazine: “Harvard of the Skies” • Approximately 4600 undergraduates at Daytona Beach • 100% Resources Dedicated to Aviation and Aerospace • Safe Campus Environment • Teaching University with Small Classes (Average 27) • 16:1 Student to Faculty Ratio • Classes are all taught by professors and not teaching assistants
  • Daytona Beach Area 60 miles from Orlando 70 miles to Cape Canaveral 90 miles to Jacksonville Activities: • The World‟s Most Famous Beach • International Speedway (Daytona USA) • Swimming • Surfing • Sailing • Fishing • Golfing (home of the LPGA) • Theaters and Museums
  • Daytona Beach Campus
  • Degree Programs & Academics
  • College of Aviation Aeronautical Science Aeronautics Air Traffic Management Applied Meteorology Aviation Maintenance Science Commercial Space Operations Homeland Security Aerospace & Occupational Safety Unmanned Aircraft Systems Still Exploring College of Aviation College of Arts and Sciences Interdisciplinary Studies Communication Computational Mathematics Engineering Physics Human Factors Psychology Space Physics Still Exploring College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Choices of Study College of Engineering Aerospace Engineering Mechanical Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Software Engineering Computer Science Electrical Engineering Still Exploring College of Engineering College of Business Business Administration Still Exploring College of Business Q  α ? 
  • Minors  Aeronautical Studies  Aerospace Electronics  Aerospace Life Sciences  Air Traffic Control  Applied Mathematics  Applied Meteorology  Asian Studies  Astronomy  Aviation Law  Aviation Maintenance Science  Aviation Safety  Avionics Line Maintenance  Business Administration  Communication  Computational Mathematics  Computer Aided Design / Computer Aided Manufacturing  Computer Science  Environmental Studies  Flight  Flight Test and Simulation  High Performance Vehicles  Homeland Security  Human Factors  Humanities  Industrial Safety  International Relations  Physics  Psychology  Secondary Education  Space Studies  Unmanned Aircraft Systems
  • College of Engineering MS, Aerospace Engineering Master of Aerospace Engineering MS, Software Engineering MS, Mechanical Engineering MS, Electrical & Computer Engineering MS, Unmanned & Autonomous Systems Engineering Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering College of Aviation MS, Aeronautics Ph.D., Aviation Graduate Choices of Study College of Arts and Sciences MS, Engineering Physics Ph.D., Engineering Physics MS, Human Factors and Systems College of Business Master of Business Administration (MBA) Aviation Management Airline Management Airport Management Aviation Human Resources Aviation System Management Finance Master of Business Administration in Aviation Management Master of Aviation Finance
  • College of Aviation
  • • 1st FAA Approved Part 142 Flight Training Center with Aircraft • Self Examining Authority • Ideal climate for flight training • 300+ days of flying • Flight Fellowship and Internships • Every academic faculty member has over 10 years of industry experience • Same operations and procedures as airlines Aeronautical Science Leaders in Advanced Technology
  • Embry-Riddle Fleet • Over 65 aircraft • NEW Cessna 172 • Decathlon (Aerobatic) • Piper Arrow • Piper Seminole • Diamond Twinstar
  • Flight Training Devices • CRJ-200 • The GAT-II Spatial Disorientation Trainer • Cessna 172 SP with 220 degree visual • Frasca PA-44 with 220 degree visual
  • • New Glass Cockpit in Cessna 172 • Radar display inside cockpit • Real-time tracking for participating planes • Record and playback flight • Flight Supervisor tracks planes • 60 inch screen in Flight Dispatch • Others who use it: FedEx & UPS Automatic Dependant Surveillance – Broadcast ADS-B
  • Aerospace & Occupational Safety • Preparation for Airframe and Power Plant License • 3 Areas of Concentration: Maintenance Management, Aerospace Electronics, Flight Aviation Maintenance Science • Safety management and technical guidance on FAA, EPA, and OSHA compliance issues in a variety of aviation, aerospace, and industrial settings. • Lab equipment includes: Flight data/cockpit voice recorders, kinematic video system for ergonomic analysis
  • • Opportunity to study atmospheric phenomena (ex: global climate and tornadoes) •High-tech weather center • Weather forecasting • Map analysis • Largest lab in the US • Most advanced equipment • Control tower simulator (same as NASA, FAA, USAF) • Air Traffic-CTI (Collegiate Training Initiative) Air Traffic Management Applied Meteorology
  • Homeland Security One of the 1st universities in the nation to offer a program to meet the nation‟s demand for security professionals. Courses cover emergency planning and response, investigation and law enforcement, along with security and risk analysis.
  • Commercial Space Operations  This degree is one of the newest and most innovative in the non-engineering fields of the aerospace industry. The program will provide commercial space industry companies and regulators with skilled graduates in areas specific to commercial and private space flight operations.
  • College of Engineering
  • Embry-Riddle Ranked in the top 20 best Undergraduate Engineering Programs since 2001! Engineering at Embry-Riddle Highlights • ABET Accredited • Common First Year • Design Projects • State-of-the-Art Labs • Extensive Hands-on • Small Class Size
  • Highlights • Ranked #1 since 2001! • Senior Capstone Project • Concentrations Aeronautics Astronautics Propulsion Every Course – Every Semester! Aerospace Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering Circuit theory, Communication Systems, Computers, Control systems Electromagnetic Fields, Energy Sources and Systems, and Electronic Devices Specialization in Avionics Civil Engineering Focus on Transportation, Structures, Geotechnical, and Materials Solid foundation in the classical areas of civil engineering with an emphasis on the fields of transportation, aviation, and aerospace Mechanical Engineering 1st two years identical to Aerospace Engineering Focus on control systems and machinery Projects are multidisciplinary; connection to aviation
  • Computer Engineering Software Engineering Incorporates hardware and software classes Analog/Digital Circuits, Computer Architecture, Microelectronics Design and implementation of software systems Focus on real-time, embedded, and safety-critical applications
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems Science  The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Science degree will provide the necessary expertise for graduates to seek employment as pilots/operators, observers, sensor operators, and operations administrators of unmanned aircraft systems.
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Space Physics  Advanced Propulsion Systems  Solar System Physics  Planetary Science  Astrophysics Engineering Physics  Space Science and Space Systems Engineering  Students involved in faculty undergraduate research  One of the largest Engineering Physics programs in the country.
  • Embry-Riddle Astronauts Daniel C. Burbank STS – 109 Atlantis, 2000 STS – 115 Atlantis, 2006 Benjamin Alvin Drew STS-118 Endeavor, 2007 Ronald Garan Jr. Pilot Susan Kilrain STS – 83, 1997 STS – 94, 1997 Nicole Stott Mission Specialist Terry Virts Jr. Pilot and CAPCOM
  • Communications Human Factors Psychology  Explores human-system interface ~ Ergonomics  Learn about the challenges involved in optimizing the performance and safety of both humans and the machines they use. Combines aviation with communication skill training Only program in the country to offer the opportunity to blend Aviation courses, flight ratings with a major in Communication
  • • Aeronautical Studies • Aerospace Electronics • Aerospace Life Science • Air Traffic Control • Applied Meteorology • Astronomy • Aviation Maintenance Science • Aviation Safety • Business Administration • Communication • Computer Aided Design • Computer Science • Environmental Studies • Flight • Flight Test and Simulation • High Performance Vehicles • Homeland Security • Human Factors • Humanities • Industrial Safety • International Relations • Mathematics • Physics • Psychology • Secondary Education • Space Studies Aerospace Studies (Design Your Own Major) Combine three minors in any area
  • College of Business
  • Business Administration Majors: Management and Air Transportation Designed for students interested in a strong business foundation with emphasis on specific aviation applications “Teaching Airport” program partners with Daytona Beach International Airport to host activities ranging from guest lecture series, site visits, and internships.
  • Accelerated Programs Aerospace Engineering Computer/ Software Engineering Engineering Physics/ Space Physics Human Factors & Systems • The student must maintain a 3.2 GPA by the 2nd semester of their Junior year at ERAU and then inquire to their Academic Advisor • Student will take graduate level courses their 4th year (Senior Year) followed by a 5th year of graduate work • Diplomas will be awarded simultaneously after completion of the program
  • “STILL EXPLORING” Student Program Still deciding on a major? Pursue your studies “undeclared” within any of the colleges of Embry-Riddle and take advantage of special career and academic advising for students in this new program. As you focus your interests, we’ll help guide you toward the major that fits your needs.
  • Campus Life & Opportunities
  • Campus Service Residence Hall Association Student Government Association Cultural International Student Association Greek Life Sigma Alpha Epsilon Alpha Sigma Tau Honorary Mortar Board Order of Omega Military Arnold Air Society (AAS) Ranger Challenge Team (Army ROTC) Clubs & Professional Organizations Professional American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics Women in Aviation International Recreational Camping and Outdoors Club Eagle Talon Martial Arts Society Religious Chi Alpha Jewish Student Association Special Interest Aerobatic Club Paintball Club Riddle Players High Power Rocketry Club Music Club Skydiving Club
  • Intercollegiate Sports - NAIA Men’s Baseball Basketball Cross Country Cheerleading Golf Soccer Tennis Track Women’s Basketball Cross Country Cheerleading Golf Soccer Softball Tennis Track Volleyball www.embryriddlesports.com
  • Army 4 and 3 year scholarships www.goarmy.com/rotc Air Force 4 and 3 year scholarships www.airforcerotc.com Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Naval 4 and 2 year scholarships Marine option www.nrotc.navy.mil *not to exceed the cost of education
  • Residence Halls •T3 High Speed Internet • Basic Cable • Mini refrigerator and microwave • 8 residence halls • 43% live on campus • Guaranteed housing first 2 years • Roommate assignments based on major and personality profile
  • Where you will live McKay Hall Adam and Wood HallsDoolittle Hall
  • Dining 757 Express Meal Plan = 14 meals per week 2 cafeteria style dining areas – Propellers – Landing Strip
  • Career Services Career Center Services • Career advisement • Career workshops • Electronic job search • Company information • Employment statistics • Mock job interviews • Database Internships and Co-Ops • Work experience • Networking tool • Increase opportunity for job interview Industry and Career Expo • Company presentations • On-campus interviews • Over 100 employers
  • • Aviation and aerospace industry • Law enforcement agencies • Global companies • High-tech businesses • Government agencies • All military branches Employers  96% Graduates employed within one year of graduation  The major airlines hire more alumni of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University than from any other collegiate aviation program.
  • Admission Requirements
  • Admission Requirements for Bachelor Degree Fall Semester Deadlines:  Rolling admissions  Best time to apply is fall of your senior year  March 1 – recommended application filing date  June 1 – application deadline for applicants outside USA Include with your application:  Official transcripts (WES)  Official SAT or ACT (optional)  Official TOEFL or IELTS scores  Two letters of recommendation  Resume and/or essay suggested  Affidavit of financial support and bank letter certifying funds  Copy of information page from passport Decision based on:  Grade point average  Standardized test scores  Course selection  Class rank  Activities related to career area  Honors/awards  Math/science preparation for technical degrees  Letters of recommendation
  • Course Requirements Technical Majors 4 Math (up to Pre-Calc) 3 Lab-Sciences Non-Technical Majors 3 Math (at least Algebra II) 2 Lab-Sciences
  • Transfer Admissions • College coursework completed • GPA - suggested cumulative GPA is a 2.5 • Student‟s high school coursework and GPA will also be considered if there is fewer than 30 college credits at the time of application
  • Transferability of College Credit Generally college credit will transfer if: • Applicable to the degree • Equivalent to coursework • A “C” or better is earned The Records and Registration Office will evaluate college credit on a course-by-course basis. An official evaluation of the student‟s transcript will be completed upon acceptance.
  • Admission Requirements for Master’s Degree Fall Semester Deadlines:  Rolling admissions  Best time to apply during your final semester  June 1 – application deadline Include with your application:  Official transcripts (WES)  Official GRE or GMAT scores  Official TOEFL or IELTS scores  Three letters of recommendation  Resume  Statement of objectives  Affidavit of financial support and bank letter certifying funds  Copy of information page from passport Decision based on:  Grade point average > 3.0  GRE or GMAT score  Course selection  Class rank  Activities related to career area  Work experience  Honors/awards  Undergraduate courses  Letters of recommendation
  • Undergraduate Costs 2013-2014 Tuition is due 10 days prior to the start of classes Plan early for Tuition Payment Plans – Can start as early as February Academic Year Tuition & Fees $ 31,344 Housing & Meals, $ 9,550 Books $ 1,400 Total expenses: $ 42,294 Estimated flight costs: (Cost varies depending upon student „s proficiency) $12,000+ per year Total with flight: $55,000+
  • Graduate Costs 2013-2014 Academic Year Tuition & Fees $ 16,284* Housing & Meals, Personal Expense Books $ 9,550 $ 1,400 Total Expenses: * Based on 6 credits per semester $ 27,734 Summer Semester: Tuition, Room, Board, Books, Personal $15,500 Estimated flight costs: (Cost varies depending upon student „s proficiency) $12,000+ per year Total with flight: $40,000+
  • Academic Alumni Endorsement Grant Campus Visit Travel Award Alumni Legacy Grant ERAU Family Grant Athletic Scholarships First Robotics Scholarship Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Assurance ROTC Assurance Embry-Riddle Scholarships External Scholarships
  • Embry-Riddle Scholars • First Year Students with complete admissions application on file by January 15th will be automatically reviewed for scholarships. Profile of Fall 2013 Scholarship Recipients • GPA 3.75 • ACT 28-29 • SAT 1300 • Top 40% of first-year admitted international students were awarded an Embry-Riddle Scholarship. • Scholarships are renewable annually with a 3.0 GPA and full time enrollment status.
  • “Never let the price of your dreams cause you to lose sight of them.”
  • Leading the World in Aviation and Aerospace Education www.erau.edu/international
  • Contact information: James L. Goonan Director of International & Graduate Admissions James.Goonan@erau.edu Office (386) 226-7178 Toll Free (800) 862-2416