Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Explore aerospace and engineering in high school while gaining college credit.

Fort Pierce Central High School and Daytona-based Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) have teamed up to provide students with an opportunity to gain experience and competency in aerospace, aviation and engineering. Students are officially registered in Embry-Riddle courses that will reflect on their college transcripts. These STEM courses help prepare students for college and a high-paying career in this exciting industry.

This collaboration creates a great opportunity for both parents and students. Students earn college credit in the convenience of the normal high school day and parents save money on tuition costs.  To download a full brochure regarding the ERAU program and the opportunities provided to high school students, PLEASE CLICK HERE.

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  • College credit and transcript
  • No program cost to student
  • College savings
  • Credits fully transferable to college of choice
  • Greater appeal to college of choice
  • Learn college success strategies
  • Develop problem solving skills
  • Develop skills in exciting and high paying career fields
  • Have fun while learning
  • Complements high school math and science curriculum

Meet the Faculty

Professor Kevin Adkins

Professor Kevin Adkins Director of St. Lucie County Aerospace Institute

With Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from the University of Michigan, Professor Adkins leads the Embry Riddle Aeronautical University program at FPCHS. He brings his background in flight-based engineering and design in helping students realize their aspirations in a aeronautical career. For a full, bio CLICK HERE.



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    4101 South 25th Street Ft. Pierce , FL 34981-5002
    Tel: (772) 468-5888 Fax: (772) 468-5761

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Last Modified: January 26, 2015 at 12:58 pm