Find Your Place in Space at Embry-Riddle

A space degree from Embry-Riddle’s Worldwide Campus is designed to help meet the continuing demand for the next generation of space professionals. Our Worldwide Campus is located at the northern end of Florida’s Space Triangle, which puts students close to the space companies and careers they are seeking.

Powerful telescope at Embry-Riddle Daytona.

Embry-Riddle’s storied history in flight education has also positioned it to become a pioneering institution in offering space-related degree programs. It attracts faculty and students who share a passion for not only aviation but for its younger counterpart — aerospace.

Embry-Riddle is a community of students and faculty bound by shared focus and passions. Our students benefit from building relationships with fellow students, faculty, industry professionals and alliances with organizations and companies like NASA, United Launch Alliance, SpaceX, The Boeing Company, Honeywell, Virgin Galactic and more.

As a student in our space-related programs, you’ll enjoy opportunities for hands-on learning, research, internships and access to technologically advanced facilities and equipment.

You are also free to join any of Embry-Riddle’s many groups and organizations that are dedicated to space, such as the Mars Society, the Society of Physics Students, the American Astronomical Society and more.

What are Space degrees?

Space degree programs at Embry-Riddle’s Worldwide Campus prepare you to work in an industry with unlimited horizons and out-of-this-world opportunities, including disciplines and roles that are still evolving as the industry grows. The deep connections between our expert faculty and space exploration companies ensure you will learn on the leading-edge of space innovation.

Where can I work with a Space degree from Embry-Riddle’s Worldwide Campus?

Our graduates are in demand, and we boast an extremely high hire rate with private companies that include SpaceX, Virgin Galactic and United Launch Alliance, in addition to NASA and the Department of Defense. As the space industry grows, so will opportunities with companies that will be on the forefront of the next generation of space travel, many of which are located near the Worldwide Campus.

What are the Space degree programs at the Worldwide Campus?

We have three bachelor's programs, along with graduate degrees in Aeronautics, Aerospace Engineering, Aviation and Aerospace Sustainability, Space Operations, and Uncrewed & Autonomous Systems.

Space Degrees & Programs at Embry-Riddle’s Worldwide Campus

Are you seeking a degree to help you transition into a new role or launch your space career? To put you on an upward trajectory, Embry-Riddle offers a full complement of space-related degrees at all levels.

Through your studies, you’ll gain hands-on experience and real-world applications, learning from faculty who are subject matter experts.

Chart your path to the stars by exploring the space degree program offerings at Embry-Riddle’s Worldwide Campus.

Professional Education

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Career Outlook

Teaching future astronauts and space enthusiasts, planning a space mission, ensuring space flight safety, working in mission operations or helping further the commercialization of space — whichever space career path you choose, a degree from Embry-Riddle's Worldwide Campus can help launch you toward your goals.

Our space studies graduates emerge versed in all aspects of spaceflight, including space policy, operations and regulations.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a bright future for workers trained in these key technical skills.

Through 2024, the bureau anticipates 171,900 overall openings for all types of engineers; 8,600 new jobs for astronomers, space scientists and physicists; and 44,400 openings for aerospace engineering, operations and other technicians.


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

Learning Environments at the Worldwide Campus

Students attending the Embry-Riddle Worldwide Campus have access to some of the most advanced, high-tech laboratories and facilities available.

Aerospace Engineering at Embry-Riddle Worldwide

Worldwide Campus

  • Embry-Riddle Worldwide delivers a quality academic experience by expert faculty educators with hands-on industry experience in our three academic colleges and Online Campus. Flexible scheduling and locations close to home are specifically suited for busy working professionals, active-duty military and veterans, and students with families.
  • EagleVision, a virtual classroom, combines the power of web video conferencing and learning management system software to maximize the benefits of synchronous and asynchronous virtual learning environments.