Embry-Riddle plans free online courses to support aerospace workforce in Asia

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University´s Worldwide campus will launch four free online courses in 2016, known as Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs), to address timely aerospace topics, the company said.

Two of the courses will focus on the Southeast Asian marketplace. Through collaboration with leading regional experts and its Embry-Riddle Asia headquarters in Singapore the university continues its commitment to shaping a sustainable aerospace workforce in the region.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, a fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, is a nonprofit, independent institution offering more than 80 baccalaureate, master´s and Ph.D. degree programs. It has residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz.; online; and through the Worldwide Campus´ facilities in the United States, Europe, Asia and Middle East.