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Aeronautical Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Graduates succeed in airline, corporate, commercial, military, and helicopter operation careers. Both the Fixed Wing and Rotary Wing options for the Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Science degrees are housed in the Department of Aeronautical Science in the College of Aviation.

Embry-Riddle Prescott is one of the very few facilities in the world offering career opportunities for both fixed-wing and helicopter pilots. Our fleet includes Diamond DA42s, Cessna 172s, Piper Arrows, and a Super Decathlon for upset training as well as Robinson helicopters, R-22 and R-44 models, for those who aspire to command rotary-wing aircraft. You can also tailor your degree program to specific career goals by completing one of two main specialties:

  • Professional Pilot – Fixed Wing Specialty: for students who are interested in careers as airline, corporate or military pilots.
  • Professional Pilot – Helicopter Specialty: for students whose goal is to fly a rotary-wing aircraft.


  • The bachelor degree programs in Aeronautical Science (Fixed Wing) is accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI). AABI A

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Private Pilot Operations
  • Instrument Pilot Operations
  • Instrument Pilot Operations Laboratory
  • Aerodynamics
  • Aircraft Performance
  • Aircraft Engines - Turbine
  • Commercial Pilot Operations

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Official High School Transcript or GED scores
  • Advanced Placement scores
  • Application and Application Fee
  • Personal Essay
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • SAT or ACT Exam Scores
  • Copy of Passport
  • Submit Proof of Funding for at Least One Year of Study
  • Intent to Enroll Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    413 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 413 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    413 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 413 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Worldwide Campus: Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250

Living costs for Daytona Beach

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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