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Benefits of Online Learning with Embry-Riddle

In 1971, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide became one of the first to offer distance learning. Today, this private not-for-profit accredited university continues to raise the bar.

Flexible Schedule: Online degree programs feature multiple start times throughout the year, with 12 undergraduate and 10 graduate terms. Each session is nine weeks (Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering is 12 weeks).

Experience: We have decades of experience with recent high school graduates, transfer students, international students, servicemen and servicewomen, and veterans who may need flexibility for their work or family environment.

Your Own Plan: Personalized degree maps show how you can graduate on time, no matter your other obligations or location.

U.S. News & World Report named Worldwide one of the nation's top online educators for the fifth consecutive year.

Take the first step to becoming a part of the Embry-Riddle family by filling out your application today.
For more information, call 800-522-6787, email or with one of our Enrollment Counselors.

Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Program

by U.S. News & World Report 2018


Best Online Colleges & Universities

by College Choice 2015


Most Technologically Savvy Online School

by Online School Center 2014


Best Online Bachelor's Degree Programs for Veterans

by U.S. News & World Report 2018

Online Technology for the Modern Student

At Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University — Worldwide, earning your online degree can be achieved virtually anywhere. Cutting-edge technology and world-class educators help to offer numerous undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs that fit into any lifestyle.


“With decades of experience in distance learning, we are setting the standard for world-class online education by focusing on engagement and services critical to student success,” said Dr. Jason Ruckert, Embry-Riddle Worldwide’s Vice Chancellor for Online Education. “Technology has given our faculty and advisors the ability to interact with students in new and exciting ways, and we’re constantly looking to improve the overall student experience.”


Marc Riddle

Marc Riddle was nearly finished with his Master of Science in Aeronautics degree at the Worldwide Campus in San Diego when he received orders with the Marine Corps to head to North Carolina. While initially nervous about taking online classes, his academic advisor helped guide him through the process successfully. 

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Patrick Desir

When the market crashed in 2008, Patrick Desir turned to one place he knew could help him achieve his lifelong goal: Embry-Riddle Worldwide. He needed a school that provided flexibility because he didn’t want to uproot his life in New York City.

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