College of Business

College of Business

We provide a world-class Business education in Aviation/Aerospace with state-of-the-art curricula at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.  This education has proven to be successful in preparing our graduates to become leaders in the Aviation and Business industries. Our “Business of Flight®” approach is a strategic vision that will place our graduates on the leading edge of business leadership and innovation.


Meet the Dean

Dr. Michael J. WilliamsMichael J. Williams, Ph.D., is Dean of the College of Business and professor of information systems in the Department of Economics, Finance, and Information Systems at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL. 

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Professional Development

The College of Business’ Professional Development program offers short courses that build on the experience of ERAU’s long-standing aviation management degree programs — and strong connections to the industry — through research, consulting activities, and our extensive alumni network.

See our courses being offered at Professional Education

Aviation Business Research

Our goal is to apply the latest theories and techniques in business to the transportation industry to help solve the complex problems facing it in the 21st century.

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Partners with Industry

The Industry Advisory Board for the College of Business includes executives of leading aviation and aerospace industries, as well as governmental bodies. Board members regularly visit the campus and share their experience and advice with faculty and students.

See our Industry Advisory Board

ATRS Airport Benchmarking 

The ATRS Global Airport Benchmarking Task Force was initiated in 2000 to establish unbiased and consistent performance indicators for various aspects of airports' operation, and to provide a meaningful global comparison of airport performance. 

Learn about ATRS Airport Benchmarking

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Contact Us

To learn more or to schedule an appointment to speak with a faculty member, call us at 386-226-6100 or 800-862-2416, or email

Bachelor's Degrees

Degrees followed by an asterisk (*) feature a combined bachelor's-to-master's degree program option.

Master's Degrees

Ph.D. Degree

College of Business 50th Anniversary

Frankfurt Alumni Networking Reception

We're calling on all alumni and prospective students in Europe and those traveling through Germany to join us for a special alumni reception in Frankfurt. Learn more.


Honors Program