The Advantages of Applied Science at Embry-Riddle
Whether you’re focused on weather patterns, human behavior, technology or aerospace, there’s a research component that contributes to the advancement of science and achievement, and that’s where applied science degrees from Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus can make the difference.
Designed for ever-inquisitive minds, analytical thinkers and problem solvers, our 18 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in Applied Science are deeply rooted in research, teaching key fundamentals that can be applied to any industry.
No matter which level or program you select, you’ll be exposed to high-level research using high-tech labs and emerge with a highly regarded education.
Throughout your studies, you’ll have the chance to work on group projects and research alongside fellow students and accomplished faculty. There also are networking opportunities that involve meeting fellow students from other schools who may be researching the same subject matter.
You can also take advantage of many clubs and organizations related to your degree program to enhance your experience and add to your résumé. Through it all, you will learn from and work alongside accomplished faculty members with vast experience and deep connections to the industry.
What are Applied Science degrees?
Applied Science programs at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus teach you the basic tenants of scientific research as they relate to specific fields and disciplines. They explore how research is conducted and applied to solve real-world problems, giving you a strong foundation for a rewarding STEM career.
Where can I work with an Applied Science degree?
Students who have graduated with an Embry-Riddle Applied Science degree have gone on to careers at companies and agencies like The Boeing Company, NASA, General Motors, Gulfstream, Northrop Grumman, Honeywell, Lockheed Martin and the Department of Defense.
What are the Applied Science degrees at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus?
At the bachelor’s level, we offer Aerospace and Occupational Safety, Aerospace Physiology, Air Traffic Management, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Communication, Computational Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering Physics, Human Factors Psychology, Interdisciplinary Studies, Meteorology, Space Physics and Space Operations. We also have master’s degrees in Engineering Physics, Human Factors and Occupational Safety Management, with doctoral programs in Engineering Physics and Human Factors.
Applied Science Degrees & Programs at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus
Are you already working, looking for a career change or aiming for your first professional experience? Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus has Applied Science degree programs suited to all research-driven students.
You could earn your Bachelor of Science in whichever applied research field best suits you. There’s even an accelerated combination where you can earn the Bachelor of Science in Human Factors Psychology and the Master of Science in Human Factors in five years.
Whether you want to learn about mathematical formulas and applications, or the way humans interact with technology, there is a degree program that can propel you into a fulfilling career.
Learn more about the full range of Applied Science degree programs at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus.
Students from applied science disciplines often work for distinguished companies, such as The Boeing Company, NASA, General Motors, Gulfstream and Lockheed Martin. Your education and career goals will be your guide, but you can also expect to find an abundance of challenging and rewarding opportunities to encourage your learning.
With a Human Factors degree, you could help improve the way astronauts live and work on the International Space Station. A Computational Mathematics degree can prepare you to work in prototype development or predictive modeling, while our Meteorology degree could pave the way toward a career in weather forecasting.
Your Applied Science degree from Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus will open doors at groundbreaking companies around the globe.
Our faculty and students are actively involved in research using applied sciences. Read about how they’re positively impacting industry in some recent projects below.
Researchers Plan Drone Study of ‘Green’ Stormwater Solutions
Students, Faculty Investigate How Space Travel Impacts Health
Eagle Earns Tillman Scholarship, Builds on Embry-Riddle Research to Improve Human Performance in Space
Embry-Riddle Professor Wins NSF Grant to Develop Augmented-Reality Teaching Tool, Close Achievement Gap in STEM
Embry-Riddle Breaks Ground on New Eagle Learning Complex
Research on Driving Behavior Lands Embry-Riddle Professor NSF CAREER Award
Eagle Researchers Use Motion-Capture Technology to Improve Safety, Accessibility of Water Parasports
Embry-Riddle Professor Wins NSF CAREER Award for Advancing Treatment of Infant Skeletal Conditions
Embry-Riddle Earns $2.25 Million in NASA Funding to Build New Space Instruments and Conduct Space Weather Research
Learning Environments at the Daytona Beach Campus
There is no better place to study applied research than a highly technological university that houses state-of-the-art facilities and modern labs.
Daytona Beach, FL Campus
- From the largest university-based telescope in the state of Florida to the Department of Mathematics’ Nonlinear Wave Lab, students in the areas of Applied Sciences at the Daytona Beach Campus have access to some of the most advanced labs and facilities, each focused on providing research and hands-on experiences.
- Human Factors students explore how games and simulation can enhance education and training in the Game-Based Education and Advanced Research Studies (GEARS) Lab, which is one of eight labs dedicated to study of Human Factors.
- In the Weather Center, students employ tools to better understand and forecast severe climatological phenomena, such as thunderstorms and tornadoes.
- The Air Traffic Management program offers training using the Control Tower, Terminal Radar and En-Route Labs.
- Physical Sciences students access the Atmospheric Physics Research Lab and the Nanomaterials Lab to support their classroom learning.