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

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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