Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry-Riddle Accomplishments

Photos of recent Embry-Riddle accomplishments
Under the leadership of Embry-Riddle President John P. Johnson (2006 to present), the University has experienced a period of extraordinary growth, with new degree programs launched, international expansion moving forward, and ambitious campus construction projects completed or planned.

New Degree Programs

  • B.S. in Air Traffic Management (extended to Prescott Campus)
  • B.S. in Astronomy
  • B.S. in Aviation Security

  • B.S. in Commercial Space Operations
  • B.S. in Computational Mathematics
  • B.S. in Cyber Intelligence & Security

  • B.S. in Fire Science (online)
  • B.S. in Global Business
  • B.S. in Homeland Security
  • B.S. in Software Engineering with Cybersecurity Emphasis

  • B.S. in Transportation
  • B.S. in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Science
  • B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering

  • Master of Science in Aviation Science
  • MBA in Aviation (online)
  • M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • M.S. in Engineering Management
  • M.S. in Project Management
  • M.S. in Security & Intelligence Studies
  • M.S. in Systems Engineering
  • M.S. in Unmanned and Autonomous Systems Engineering

  • Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Aviation
  • Ph.D. in Engineering Physics

International Expansion

Moving confidently into the rapidly growing Asian aviation market, Embry-Riddle has established in Singapore its first Asian center. There, Embry-Riddle offers degrees in collaboration with Singapore Aviation Academy, which is the training division of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore. Also in Singapore, Embry-Riddle offers joint degrees in collaboration with SIM University, including a dual degree program for Republic of Singapore Air Force personnel.

In addition to Singapore, Embry-Riddle has established collaborative degree programs with three institutions in China—Civil Aviation University of China, Nanjing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics, and the University of Shanghai for Science & Technology. Embry-Riddle also trains managers and directors from the Civil Aviation Administration of China.

Current/Future Construction at Daytona Beach, Fla., Campus

Aerospace Research & Technology Park
  • Completion 2014
  • Phase I: $562,000
  • Phase II: $2,800,000
Student Union
  • Completion 2015
  • 220,000 sq. ft.
  • $58,300,000
Athletic Services Building
  • Completion 2015
  • 11,000 sq.-ft. building & 500-seat stadium
  • $4,000,000
Administration & Worldwide Headquarters
  • Completion 2016
  • 108,600 sq. ft.
  • $32,500,000
Academic & Research Center
  • Completion 2016
  • 10,000 sq. ft.
  • $3,500,000
On-Campus Greek Housing
  • In design stage
  • 10,000 sq. ft.
  • $800,000

Completed Construction at Daytona Beach, Fla., Campus

College of Arts & Sciences Building
  • Completed 2014
  • 140,000 sq. ft.
  • $38,900,000
Aerospace Boulevard & Signalized Highway Intersection
  • Completed 2013
  • $5,300,000
Quadrangle Remodel
  • Completed 2013
  • $1,000,000
Jim W. Henderson Administration & Welcome Center
  • Completed 2012
  • 37,000 st. ft.
  • $13,000,000
James Hagedorn Aviation Complex
  • Completed 2011
  • 99,500 sq. ft.
  • $22,125,000
East Campus Athletics Expansion
  • Completed 2011
  • $5,430,000
Thermo Energy Plants
  • Completed 2011
  • $4,500,000
College of Business Building
  • Completed 2008
  • 57,090 sq. ft.
  • $12,930,000
Apollo Student Residence Hall
  • Completed 2008
  • 62,540 sq. ft.
  • $14,000,000
Tine Davis Fitness Center
  • Completed 2007
  • 12,350 sq. ft.

Current/Future Construction at Prescott, Ariz., Campus

Athletic Building, Phase II
  • Completion 2014
  • $3,400,000
Science Building
  • In design stage
  • 45,000 sq. ft.
  • $13,000,000
Student Residence Hall
  • In design stage
  • 48,000 sq. ft.
  • $15,000,000

Completed Construction at Prescott, Ariz., Campus

Athletic Building, Phase I
  • Completed 2013
  • $1,300,000
Robertson Aviation Safety Center II
  • Completed 2009
  • 4,995 sq. ft.
  • $1,774,741
Jack Hunt Student Union Renovation
  • Completed 2009
  • $1,452,624
Christine & Steven Udvar-Hazy Library & Learning Center
  • Completed 2008
  • 35,711 sq. ft.
  • $9,540,433
Dining Hall
  • Completed 2008
  • 4,750 sq. ft.
  • $7,071,006
Fred & Fay Haas Memorial Interfaith Chapel
  • Completed 2008
  • 3,166 sq. ft.
  • $1,388,557
Good-to-Go Dining Facility at Flight Line
  • Completed 2008
  • 1,485 sq. ft.
  • $200,706