The Buzz surrounding Aerospace
Aerospace is a specialized profession and a highly paidone with an average salary ranging between $118,089 and $147,224 per annum. Mathematics, sciences and computer programming are at the heart of generating innovative, tangible products. If you have ever wondered how a 500 ton Boeing aircraft flies, it is the genius skills of aerospace engineers.
Aerospace engineers are thebrain child behind the world’s greatest technological innovations in aviation, defense systems, spacecraft’s, rocket launches and NASA’s space programs. Theyhave revolutionized space travel; helped put a man on the moon and the orbiting satellites help us communicate with people all over the world.
Qualifications to Become an Aerospace Engineer?
The minimum entry level qualification to become an Aerospace Engineer is a Bachelor’s degree.
Students interested in studying aerospace engineering should take subjects in chemistry, physics, mathematics, and computer programming for their O/L & A/Ls to make the transition easier into the degree program which will consist of subjects like Calculus, Fluid Mechanics, Propulsion, Dynamics and Statics Control, Engineering. Out of the handful of countries that offer aerospace engineering U.S is #1 to offer the best aerospace degree programs in the world.
The ANC Education’s 2+2 U.S Transfer Program have placed hundreds of studentsmajoring in aerospace engineeringinto exceptionally good and well recognized universities’ that include;Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Purdue University, Wichita State University, University At Albany, Oswego State University of New York and LeTourneau University and many more.
Students are given a variety of options to choose and the opportunity to save up to 70 percent of the cost of completing the first two-years of general education in Sri Lanka and transferring to a U.S University for the last two years based on affordability, location and work opportunities.
Aerospace engineers can work in a variety of industries and professions like Aircraft Mechanics, Aeronautical and Aerospace Technicians; who look after the maintenance, testing and operation of spacecraft and aircrafts, Physical Scientists or rocket scientists, Crew Members of a spacecraft who get to fly into space and many more. U.S being the largest aerospace industry in the world with Boeing, Lockheed Martin, United Technologies, Raytheon, and General Electric as themajor American aerospace production companies, there is ample opportunity for internships and cooperative programs for students to gain amazing work experience with these corporates of top end brandsoffering high earning potential.
Working in the Aerospace industry is challenging and will provide immense growth opportunities.
While it is essential to have analytical skills, a responsible attitude, and out of the box creativity the rewards are very high with the rare opportunity to be part of a very select and amazing industry.
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