12 months
773 USD/credit 23190 USD/year
773 USD/credit 23190 USD/year
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The Aviation Cybersecurity program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University prepares graduates to undertake cybersecurity leadership roles in the aviation industry.

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Program Description

It examines cybersecurity in the context of the complex and interconnected nature of the ecosystem. This ecosystem spans aerospace areas such as:

  • Avionics
  • Air Traffic Management
  • Airport Operations
  • Aviation Supply Chains
  • Aviation Maintenance Systems
  • Internet of Things (IoT) and Operational Technology
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems
  • Aerospace Operations

The MAC is a 10-course, 30-credit hour program with no capstone that gives students a strong foundation in identifying and mitigating cybersecurity risks across the diverse aviation ecosystem. Taking two classes at a time, a committed student can complete the MAC in one year. At a more relaxed pace of one class at a time, students can easily finish in two years.

Who Is This Program For?

The Aviation Cybersecurity program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is for working professionals in the aviation industry who will have cybersecurity responsibilities. It is designed for students who have a basic understanding of computers and information technology. Graduates will understand the technical concepts behind cyber threats and risks and be able to communicate them to both technical and non-technical audiences effectively.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Air Transportation System
  • Aircraft Maintenance Management
  • Aviation Cybersecurity
  • Aviation Cybersecurity Threats, Actors, Tools, and Techniques
  • Aviation Cybersecurity Risk Management and Resilience
  • Security Engineering and Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International applicants must submit the application for admission 90 days prior to the term start date.


30 SCH



Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts sent directly from all colleges and universities attended (bachelor’s degree is required) Official transcripts of any graduate courses attempted.
  • The statement of objectives is an important part of your application. You should give your reasons for wishing to do graduate work in the field you have chosen, incorporating your interests, your background, and your long-term professional goals.
  • Three Endorser’s Recommendations — two academic and one professional.
  • A current résumé outlining your past educational and work experiences.
  • Official scores GMAT or GRE scores.
  • Graduate applicants who have university-level educational experience outside the United States are required to provide an official course-by-course evaluation in English, including the cumulative GPA.
  • International students must submit official TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo or Cambridge scores.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23190 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 773 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    23190 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 773 USD per credit during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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