Security, Intelligence and Safety Degrees at Embry-Riddle

There is no shortage of threats in today’s world, and that means professionals skilled in security, intelligence and safety are in high demand to help cope with cyber threats, natural disasters, occupational illness and injuries, and criminal acts.

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When you pursue a security, intelligence and safety degree at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus, you will be led by accomplished and experienced faculty in sophisticated learning environments to help you launch a dynamic career in these growing fields.

We help you develop the analytical skills, technical acumen and critical-thinking ability necessary to resolve security breaches, identify threats, and effectively prepare for and respond to hazards and emergencies of all kinds.

Our programs are steeped in the hands-on experience valued by today’s employers and also help you build key professional relationships through internships and co-ops.

What is a Security, Intelligence and Safety degree?

These degree programs at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus are designed to create future leaders who will be on the front lines when it comes to protecting the nation and its vital infrastructure and resources. Our graduates are recognized as problem solvers who can identify and counter emerging threats.

Where can I work with a Security, Intelligence and Safety degree from Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus?

Our graduates are now working at federal, state and local agencies, with the Department of Defense and also at private sector companies like Amazon, Google and Microsoft.

Regardless of which program you graduate from, your degree will carry Embry-Riddle’s global reputation for excellence and make you part of a family that includes 140,000 alumni worldwide, many of whom are key industry leaders.

What are the Security, Intelligence and Safety degree programs at the Daytona Beach Campus?

We offer bachelor’s degrees in Aerospace and Occupational Safety, Global Conflict Studies, Homeland Security and Intelligence, and Interdisciplinary Studies, along with graduate programs in Cybersecurity Engineering, Data Science and Occupational Safety Management.

Security, Intelligence and Safety Degrees & Programs

Whether you are already working in the safety and security industry or considering this field for your future, Embry-Riddle offers degree programs designed specifically for you.

Each program provides the necessary skills, practical experience, confidence in your abilities and opportunities to succeed as a safety and security professional.

Learn more about the security, intelligence and safety degree programs at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus and find the degree track that’s right for you.

Professional Education

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Career Outlook

Today’s global environment demands skilled specialists who can address, resolve and help prevent future security, intelligence and safety issues.

From accident investigators to cybersecurity professionals, careers in these key fields are projected to grow and offer promising salaries, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

  • Forensic science technicians can earn a median annual income of $61,930, with an annual job growth rate of 11% through 2031.
  • Information security analysts can earn median annual salaries of $102,600, with an annual job growth rate of 35% through 2031.
  • Emergency management directors can earn $76,730 per year, with a 3% annual job growth rate through 2031.

35% Growth

35% projected growth for information security analysts through 2031.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


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

Learning Environments at the Daytona Beach Campus

Security, Intelligence and Safety students at Embry-Riddle have access to unique, modern facilities that allow them to grow their hands-on experience.

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Daytona Beach, FL Campus

  • The Daytona Beach Campus has dedicated lab space for the safety and security degrees. The Aircraft Accident Forensics Lab, or Crash Lab, gives students hands-on experience in aviation accident investigation.
  • In the Homeland Security Situation Room, threat scenarios are developed so that students know how to react against terrorism and other emergencies.
  • In the Cybersecurity Lab, students participate in attack-and-defend situations against classmates to simulate a threat to a computer network.