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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, composed of the Daytona Beach Campus, the Prescott Campus, and the Worldwide Campus, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, Telephone: 404-679-4500) to award degrees at the associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral levels.*

Program Accreditation at the 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) (http://www.abet.org). The bachelor degree programs in Aeronautical Science, Air Traffic Management, Applied Meteorology and Safety Science are accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board, International (AABI). The bachelor degree programs in Business Administration and the Master of Business Administration program are accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). 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).

Program Accreditation at the 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 and Aviation Business Administration 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.

* Contact information for SACS Commission on Colleges is included in order to enable interested constituents (1) to learn about the accreditation status of the institution, (2) to file a third-party comment about the institution’s decennial review of accreditation, (3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement, or (4) to provide a note of exemplary service or quality standards related to the institution.

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 the Commission's office.

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