College of Aeronautics

The mission of the College of Aeronautics at Embry-Riddle Worldwide is to develop and provide graduate and undergraduate academic programs that enable students to excel in the multidisciplinary field of aerospace: in the aeronautics industry, in the military, and in the local, state and federal government organizations connected to aerospace programs. 

The mission also includes assessing program outcomes and using these assessments to update courses and programs.

Acclaimed for our extensive aeronautics programs, Embry-Riddle prides itself in our vast aeronautics course offerings. 

From the engineering side to support, logistics and transportation, our programs provide you with hands-on experience and the knowledge to take your career to a new level. 

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New Partnership Rewards UAS Students For High Level of Safety Training and Education

SkyWatch.AI Drone Insurance, a leading risk-assessment and InsurTech platform for the drone industry, has an educational partnership with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

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Meet the Dean

Dr. Kenneth Witcher

Dr. Kenneth Witcher is the Dean of the College of Aeronautics at the Worldwide Campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. In this position, he is responsible for the academic and administrative leadership of the college.

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Lt. Col. John Caldwell

Student Spotlight

Flying at the pinnacle of aviation is something most pilots can only dream about. But for a trio of Embry-Riddle alums, it is part of their everyday lives.

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Embry-Riddle professors Kristy Kiernan and Scott Burgess testing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) equipment and procedures.

Faculty Spotlight

Kristy Kiernan, Ph.D., is transforming her passion for aviation safety and education into new opportunities for aspiring aviators.

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Robert Sumwalt

Aviation Webinar

A conversation with former Spirit Airlines CEO Ben Baldanza, one of the most transformational and influential business leaders in the airline industry.

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Worldwide Campus
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
1 Aerospace Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
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Read the College of Aeronautics’ International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace