Member Spotlight: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

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April 29, 2019

Tell us about your company.

The world’s premier aviation and aerospace institution, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, earned the No.1 spot on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 ranking of the United States’ best online bachelor’s degree programs. Our faculty offer high-quality education to students. Award-winning course design and technology exposes students to real-world experiences.


What products or services does your business provide?

Degrees available in applied sciences, aviation, business, computers & technology, engineering, security, intelligence & safety, and space.


What was the most memorable or successful moment in your business' history?

The Embry-Riddle San Diego Campus offers the Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA), which provides transitioning service members and veterans with an 18-week training for high-demand careers in technology. Learning paths for the MSSA vary by campus, with Fort Campbell students studying cloud application development. Graduates of the MSSA program earn an interview for a full-time job at Microsoft or one of its hiring partners.


Tell us an interesting fact about your business.

Graduation takes place annually at the USS Midway Museum located downtown San Diego.


What tips/advice can you offer that is related to your business' industry?

Since technology evolves quickly, it is important to stay abreast of the latest trends by expanding your knowledge through hands-on experiences and textbook theory.



For more information on Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University visit

Carolyn Ortiz, Campus Director
(858) 576-4375