Bettina Mrusek

Assistant Professor, College of Aeronautics; Program Chair, AS/BS Aeronautics
Department of Undergraduate Studies
Worldwide College of Aeronautics
Worldwide campus

Bettina has been working with Embry Riddle since 2014. She began as a Veteran’s Affairs Counselor for Worldwide and then transitioned to a full time faculty member in 2016.

Prior to joining ERAU, Bettina served in the United States Marine Corps for 14 years. She worked as an avionics communication and navigation technician and supervisor for multiple aircraft platforms, including both rotary and fixed-wing. In addition to her job as a technician, Bettina also worked in operations and supervised the Mobile Maintenance Facility program. She has a wide array of knowledge and experience with avionics, safety, aircraft maintenance and inspections, and general aviation.

Bettina currently resides in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. She enjoys outdoor activities including hiking, swimming, and running. She is married to an active duty Marine and they have one son.


  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in BA-Management, Northcentral University
  • M.S. - Master of Science in Aeronautics, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • M.B.A. - Master of Business Administration in Business Administration, Park University