Fast Track

Students who earned a degree at Embry-Riddle may be able to Fast Track the graduate admissions process. Please see program-specific admission requirements below for Embry-Riddle graduates. If you fit into one of these categories, contact Graduate Admissions after submitting the application to ask to fast track your file.

Master’s Programs

Master of Science in Aeronautics

Students with any ERAU bachelor’s degree and a 3.0 or higher GPA: submit application, no other documents required. All others follow the standard admission process.


Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering

Students with an ERAU BS in Aerospace Engineering and a 3.0 or higher GPA:  submit application, no other documents required. All others follow the standard admission process.


Master of Science in Aviation Finance

Students with BS Business Administration or BS Business Administration in Aviation with a 3.2 or higher GPA: Submit application for admission and Statement of Objectives. 

Students with BS Business Administration or BS Business Administration in Aviation below 3.2, submit application for admission, Statement of Objectives and 1 letter of recommendation. 

Any other ERAU bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or higher GPA, submit application for admission, Statement of Objectives and 2 letters of recommendation. All ERAU students are exempt from GMAT and GRE. 

All others follow the standard admission process. 


Master of Business Administration/Master of Business Administration Aviation Management

Students with BS Business Administration or BS Business Administration in Aviation with a 3.2 or higher GPA: Submit application for admission and Statement of Objectives.

Students with BS Business Administration or BS Business Administration in Aviation below 3.2, submit application for admission, Statement of Objectives and 1 letter of recommendation. 

Any other ERAU bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or higher GPA, submit application for admission, Statement of Objectives and 2 letters of recommendation. All ERAU students are exempt from GMAT and GRE. 

All others follow the standard admission process.


Master of Science in Civil Engineering

Students with an ERAU BS in Aerospace Engineering, BS in Mechanical Engineering or BS Civil Engineering with a 3.0 or higher GPA:  submit application, no other documents required. All others follow the standard admission process.


Master of Science in Cybersecurity Engineering

Students with an ERAU BS Computer Engineering, BS Computer Science, BS Electrical Engineering, or BS Software Engineering and a 3.0 or higher GPA: submit application, no other documents required. All others follow the standard admission process.


Master of Science in Data Science

Students with an ERAU bachelor’s degree in engineering, computational mathematics, engineering physics, space physics, astronomy & astrophysics or meteorology and a 3.0 or higher GPA: submit application, no other documents required. Students with any other ERAU bachelor’s degree and a 3.0 or higher GPA: submit statement of objectives, resume and 3 letters of recommendation.


Master of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Students with an ERAU BS Aerospace Engineering, BS Electrical Engineering, BS Computer Engineering, BS Mechanical Engineering,  or BS Engineering Physics and a 3.0 or higher GPA: submit application, no other documents required. All others follow the standard admission process.


Master of Science in Engineering Physics

Students with an ERAU BS Engineering Physics and a 3.2 or higher GPA (earned within one year of enrollment): submit application, no other documents required. All others follow the standard admission process.


Master of Science in Human Factors

Students with any ERAU bachelor’s degree and a 3.5 or higher GPA: submit application, statement of objectives, and one letter of recommendation, no other documents required. All others follow the standard admission process.


Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Students who earned a bachelor’s degree from the College of Engineering or a bachelor’s degree in Engineering Physics with a 3.0 or higher GPA:  submit application, no other documents required. All others follow the standard admission process.


Master of Science in Occupational Safety Management

Students with any ERAU bachelor’s degree and a 3.0 or higher GPA: submit application, no other documents required. All others follow the standard admission process.


Master of Science in Software Engineering

Students with an ERAU BS Computer Science, BS Computer Engineering, BS Computational Mathematics, or BS Software Engineering and a 3.0 or higher GPA: submit application, no other documents required. All others follow the standard admission process.


Master of Science in Systems Engineering

Students with an ERAU BS Engineering Physics, BS Computational Mathematics or any BS engineering and a 3.0 or higher GPA: submit application, no other documents required. All others follow the standard admission process.


Master of Science in Unmanned and Autonomous Systems Engineering

Students with an ERAU bachelor’s degree in engineering and a 3.0 or higher GPA: submit application, no other documents required. All others follow the standard admission process.


PhD Programs

PhD in Aerospace Engineering

No fast track option, all applicants follow standard admission process. International applicants do not need to submit a WES until admitted.


PhD in Aviation

No fast track option, all applicants follow standard admission process.


PhD in Aviation Business Administration

No fast track option, all applicants follow standard admission process.


PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

No fast track option, all applicants follow standard admission process.


PhD in Engineering Physics

No fast track option, all applicants follow standard admission process.


PhD in Human Factors

Students who earned the Master of Science in Human Factors at ERAU: submit application, statement of objectives and 1 letter of recommendation. All others follow the standard application process.


PhD in Mechanical Engineering

No fast track option, all applicants follow standard admission process. International applicants do not need to submit a WES until admitted.