Embry-Riddle: Engineering a Brighter Future

The robust engineering degree programs at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus prepare students to address the growing challenges of an increasingly complex world. In addition to being the nation’s largest educator of aerospace engineers, Embry-Riddle is also a premier hands-on educator for other engineering disciplines.

Embry-Riddle College of Engineering

Undergraduate students at Embry-Riddle are introduced to the foundation of engineering in their very first semester, while graduate students are immersed in their research and projects right from the beginning of their program.

All engineering students learn the latest methodologies and study beyond the fundamentals in environments that help them thrive. Our expert faculty has decades of real-world experience, and many are currently involved in innovative research programs.

Whatever engineering path they choose, our students will be challenged to design solutions, incorporating everything from brainstorming ideas, refining design, building and troubleshooting to final testing and project presentation.

What are Engineering degrees?

Engineers make the world work, and our degree programs train them to think critically and solve problems. An Embry-Riddle engineering degree can help you set a course for career success in aviation, aerospace and beyond, providing you with knowledge, skills and practical experience that today’s top employers are looking for.

Where can I work with my Engineering degree from Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus?

The possibilities are almost limitless. Our engineering degrees are globally respected and have landed our graduates at companies such as Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, General Electric, Pratt & Whitney, SpaceX, NASA and the Department of Defense, to name just a few. 

What are the Engineering degree programs at the Daytona Beach Campus?

We offer 10 bachelor’s program that range from Aerospace to Mechanical Engineering, along with 10 master’s programs that include Civil Engineering and Engineering Physics, and five doctoral programs. Whether you’re looking to start a new career or enhance your current one, we have a program that can help you reach your next goal.

Engineering Degrees & Programs at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus

Embry-Riddle's Daytona Beach Campus offers degree programs suited to all types of students — from aspiring engineers to those already in the profession.

As one of the nation’s top undergraduate engineering schools, Embry-Riddle offers innovative bachelor’s programs that provide you with the tools, training and skills needed to succeed in this exciting industry.

Learn more about the variety of engineering degree programs at the Daytona Beach Campus.

Professional Education

Review our non-credit continuing education offerings at proed.erau.edu.

Career Outlook

23% of new jobs for engineering is projected to be for civil engineers

23% of new engineering jobs are projected to be in civil engineering.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Career Outlook for Engineers

Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus will give you every opportunity to excel under the mentorship of dedicated faculty and in a team-driven culture alongside fellow engineering students.

Once you take your place in the workforce as part of the vast Embry-Riddle alumni network, you will be recognized as one of the best in the industry.

Mechanical engineering is the broadest of the engineering disciplines because of the numerous opportunities it opens for graduates, and employment forecasts remain strong even during times of economic downturn.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 20,500 new civil engineering job opportunities through 2028. Demand for software engineering careers remain at the highest levels.

As our modern infrastructures age, civil engineers become sought-after candidates in diverse fields such as airport development, highway transportation and municipal planning.

Electrical engineers establish careers in a wide range of industries, including clean energy, robotics and instrumentation, among many others.

Of course, the aerospace industry employs engineers in every discipline offered at Embry-Riddle.

While some students continue to pursue research and advanced studies in engineering and science, many go right to work after graduating from Embry-Riddle.


Our faculty and students are actively involved in engineering-related research. Read about how they’re positively impacting the industry in some recent projects below.

Learning Environments at the Daytona Beach Campus

Engineering students at our Daytona Beach Campus get practical experience and cutting-edge knowledge through our state-of-the-art facilities and modern labs.

students in an engineering lab

Daytona Beach, FL Campus

  • On the Daytona Beach Campus, the labs and facilities in the Lehman Engineering and Technology Center and the College of Arts & Sciences feature open workspaces that facilitate collaborative development for interdisciplinary student teams. Here, students are immersed in the entire design-build-test project cycle. Each engineering discipline at Embry-Riddle features a lab component that enables its students to get as much hands-on experience as possible.
  • The Civil Engineering Infrastructure Lab is used for applied research in civil transportation systems and structural health monitoring.
  • In the Clean Energy Systems Lab, students develop environmentally friendly and efficient energy systems.
  • The Circuits and Electronics Engineering Lab, the Control Design Lab and the Aircraft Design Lab are dedicated to problem solving and analysis.
  • The Advanced Vehicles Green Garage, which houses the U.S. Department of Energy-sponsored EcoCAR competition vehicle, allows students to model, integrate and test advanced hybrid and electric vehicle technology.