The cultivation of new industries, economic growth, and fiscal stability rests on a foundation of scientific and technological ingenuity. As a champion of global innovation, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University introduces high school students to rigorous STEM-related courses that prepare students for college while providing them a clear pathway to college graduation and high-paying jobs in thrilling and dynamic industries.

There is no better investment for the future health and prosperity of this country than STEM education. Not only has there been an explosion in science and technology jobs in recent decades, America’s need for future STEM professionals will outpace non-STEM job growth by twofold.

– National Science Foundation, 2012