Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Doctoral Degrees

Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering
Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering
The objective of the Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering is to provide an opportunity for highly motivated students with a strong science and engineering background to participate in a program of research and course work in the areas of aerospace structures, propulsion and aerodynamic systems, while earning their doctoral degree.
Ph.D. in Aviation
Aviation Ph.D.
The Ph.D. in Aviation will allow students to pursue interests in aviation in a diverse, intellectually versatile and multi-disciplinary environment and to affect a global impact on the aviation industry and discipline. It is the only Ph.D. in Aviation and may be completed in as little as three years. The curriculum is designed to enable working professionals and aviation enthusiasts an innovative way to achieve their personal, educational, and professional goals.
Ph.D. in Engineering Physics
Ph.D. in Engineering Physics
The objective of this Ph.D. program is to provide advanced education and research opportunities to exceptional students by providing a research environment that fosters collaboration, creative thinking and publishing of findings in nationally recognized journals. Areas of research emphasis build upon existing research in the Physical Sciences Department. These include the measurement, theory and modeling of the near-space and space neutral and plasma environment, studies of the Sun and stellar activity, robotics, dynamics and control of aerospace systems, engineering related to spacecraft implementation and remote sensing measurements, and the design and implementation of electro-optical and radar systems.