Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

University Accreditation

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University — including the Daytona Beach Campus, the Prescott Campus and the Worldwide Campus — is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctorate levels. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

The Commission is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support the institution’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.

Campus-Specific Program Accreditations

Daytona Beach Campus

The bachelor degree programs in Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Mechanical Engineering and Software Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) (111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21102-4012; Telephone: 410-347-7700).

The bachelor degree programs in Aeronautical Science (Professional Pilot), Air Traffic Management, Applied Meteorology and Aerospace and Occupational Safety are accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board, International (AABI) (3410 Skyway Drive, Auburn, AL USA 36830, Phone 334-844-2431).

The bachelor degree programs in Business Administration, majors in Management and in Air Transportation and the Master of Business Administration program, including the Specialization in Aviation Management, are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) (11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213, 913-339-9356).

The Aviation Maintenance Science programs (associate and bachelor degrees) are accredited by AABI. For the bachelor degree, this includes two areas of concentration: Maintenance Management and Flight.

The certificate programs in Aviation Maintenance Technology (airframe, power plant and airframe and power plant) are certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Prescott Campus

The bachelor degree programs in Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (http://www.abet.org).

The bachelor degree programs in Aeronautical Science/Fixed Wing and select majors in Aviation Business Administration including Flight Operations/Fixed Wing, Airport Management and Management are accredited by AABI.

At Both Residential Campuses
Certificate programs in Flight (private, commercial, instrument, multi-engine, flight instructor and instrument flight instructor ratings) and Flight Dispatch are approved by the FAA.
Worldwide Campus
The Bachelor of Science in Fire Science program is recognized by the National Fire Academy in accordance with the standards established by the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education model core.

Please note: Normal inquiries about the institution (such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc.) should be addressed directly to the institution and not to an accreditor's office.

  • Daytona Beach, call (386) 226-6000
  • Prescott, call (928) 777-3728
  • Worldwide, call (386) 226-6910