Embry-Riddle, IEEC to Offer B.S. in Aviation Business Administration in Singapore

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The new partnership will expand Embry-Riddle's degree programs in Singapore and addresses the growing demand for access to full-time aviation/aerospace degree programs.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Asia and the International Executive Education Center (IEEC) have reached an agreement to deliver full-time aviation/aerospace bachelor degree programs in Singapore.

The Council for Private Education (CPE) approved Embry-Riddle’s Bachelor of Science in Aviation Business Administration (BSABA) program March 26, 2013, and the University plans to start teaching the degree program in July.

Unlike other Embry-Riddle programs already being offered in partnership with SIM University and the Singapore Aviation Academy for adult part-time students, this full-time program has been designed for students who want to have careers in aviation and who recognize that this degree will help achieve that ambition.

The Embry-Riddle BSABA degree will be delivered at IEEC’s classroom facilities by Embry-Riddle faculty, most of whom will travel to Singapore from the United States each semester. Although the program is designed to be completed in three years, polytechnic diploma holders may be eligible for significant course exemptions, allowing them to complete the program in less time.

“This is a significant milestone for Embry-Riddle and our campus in Singapore,” said Dr. John Watret, Chancellor of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide and Chairman of Embry-Riddle Asia. “Since Embry-Riddle’s 2011 launch in Singapore, there’s been a strong demand for a full-time delivery of our programs. We’re extremely excited to add an option for students who are interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree before entering the workforce. This partnership enables Embry-Riddle to deliver its world-class aviation/aerospace degrees in a manner similar to our U.S. residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Prescott, Arizona.”

David Barker, International Executive Education Center’s Managing Director said, “The partnership with Embry-Riddle is an exciting addition to our list of partner universities and enhances our ability to address the growing demand for aviation/aerospace professionals in Singapore and the surrounding region.”

The BSABA degree is the first Embry-Riddle degree to be approved by the CPE. In the future, additional aviation degrees will be proposed to CPE to support all sectors of Singapore’s burgeoning aviation industry. Applications for the inaugural BSABA intake will open shortly and interested students are encouraged to contact IEEC and Embry-Riddle.

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, is a nonprofit, independent institution offering more than 40 baccalaureate, master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in its colleges of Arts and Sciences, Aviation, Business and Engineering. Embry-Riddle educates students at residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz., and through the Worldwide Campus with more than 150 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The university is a major research center, seeking solutions to real-world problems in partnership with the aerospace industry, other universities and government agencies. For more information, visit http://www.embryriddle.edu, follow us on Twitter (@EmbryRiddle) and http://www.facebook.com/EmbryRiddleUniversity, and find expert videos at YouTube.com/EmbryRiddleUniv.

About the International Executive Education Center

International Executive Education Center (IEEC) is a purpose-driven, Singapore-registered, private education institution dedicated to providing world-class graduate school education in Singapore. IEEC is committed to partnering with elite, top-ranked institutions, such as the Fox School of Business at Temple University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. IEEC provides American-style graduate and undergraduate education. IEEC also focuses on developing tailor-made short-term learning seminars geared toward executives who may be deferring a master’s program or in furtherance of a master’s education. These open-enrollment programs leverage and complement the master’s programs through specific short-term course offerings. Sponsoring companies will find synergy in both the Executive Education Seminars and the master’s programs. Visit us at http://www.ieec.edu.sg.

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Matthew Flaherty
Director, Marketing & Enrollment Management
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Asia
matthew.flaherty(at)erau(dot)edu
+65 6933 9582

Jenn Wood
Marketing Director
International Executive Education Center
+65 8233 3913
jennwood(at)ieec(dot)edu.sg

Mark DiFabio
Executive Director, Marketing
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide
Office: (386) 226-7055
mark.difabio(at)erau(dot)edu

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