The College of Aviation degree programs meet the needs of aviation students of the 21st century and set the standard in high-level quality education demanded by the aviation profession. Our 100-plus faculty members and the courses in the COA's five departments — Aeronautical Science, Applied Aviation Science, Aviation Maintenance Science, Flight, and School of Graduate Studies — will prepare graduates to assume leadership roles in the global aviation industry and related fields.
Dr. Alan J. Stolzer is the Dean of the College of Aviation and a Professor in the Department of Doctoral Studies at the Daytona Beach Campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. In this position, he is responsible for the academic and administrative leadership of the college.
Gain the knowledge you need to earn your FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) mechanic's certificate with this program, which flows seamlessly into Embry-Riddle's B.S. in Aviation Maintenance Science degree.
The Aeronautical Science degree program blends flight training and FAA certification with academic study to build a foundation for specialization in airlines, corporate and commercial aviation, or the military.
Ambitious aviation and aerospace professionals wanting to advance their knowledge and career can find success in this program that combines theoretical and practical learning experiences to help them develop new skills and expertise.
The Bachelor of Science in Aerospace and Occupational Safety degree prepares students to provide safety expertise in aviation, aerospace, and other occupational settings.
The Bachelor of Science in Air Traffic Management is a perfect fit for students pursuing a career in Air Traffic Management or a related field, preparing them for FAA Academy air-traffic controller training.
Aviation Maintenance Science gives students the professional aviation maintenance expertise without which commercial, private, and military air travel could not function.
Students can enter one of the most innovative fields in the aerospace industry and fill a growing need for specialists in Space Policy or Operations Science and Technology.
Students with a passion for weather can explore everything from tornadoes to global climate in a new, fully equipped Weather Center and communicate their expertise to decision makers in business, military, and the media.
Aviation and aerospace professionals wanting to advance their knowledge and career can find success in this program that combines theoretical and practical learning experiences to help them develop new skills and expertise.
The Ph.D. in Aviation will allow students to pursue interests in aviation in a diverse, intellectually versatile, and multidisciplinary environment and to affect a global impact on the aviation industry and discipline. It is the world's only Ph.D. in Aviation and may be completed in as little as three years.
The College of Aviation’s Professional Programs offers short courses and customized programs geared for aviation professionals that combine the expertise and technology of the Florida campus to address the most pressing challenges facing today’s aviation industry — through interactive discussions, leading seminars, and endless networking opportunities.
The mission and purpose of the College of Aviation is to prepare graduates who will assume leadership roles in the global aviation industry and related fields through academic degrees and other educational programs from professional certifications through the Ph.D.