Accreditation

Embry-Riddle is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctor’s levels.

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) was founded in 1895 and is one of six regional accrediting associations in the United States. Its central purpose is to foster improvement in educational quality and assure the public that member institutions meet established standards for student learning and support. SACSCOC currently accredits approximately 800 colleges and universities in the Southern states and overseas through a process that depends on continuous improvement as demonstrated by an established cycle of annual reports and periodic peer evaluations.

The following business programs at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs:

  • B.S. in Aviation Business Administration with a major in Transportation
  • B.S. in Business Administration with majors in Management, Marketing, Accounting and Finance
  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Masters of Business Administration in Aviation Management

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs was founded in 1988 to focus on educational quality in the business programs at U.S. institutions of higher learning. ACBSP stresses the value of teaching excellence and seeks to foster best practices that encourage each of the 585 currently accredited members to strive for continuous improvement in their programs. Annual reports and periodic evaluations help to ensure that each member organization maintains the highest standards in business education.

The College was originally accredited in 1994 and reaffirmed in 2014. The below document is the self-study for our reaffirmation in 2014.

Latest ACBSP Reaffirmation

The Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI) is a nonprofit organization that sets standards for  AABI-accredited aerospace programs taught in colleges and universities in the United States and around the world. Designed by educators, industry and the FAA, AABI judges the quality of aviation education courses and support programs. Members of AABI are educators, customers, employees, regulators, manufacturers, research firms and advocates.

The following business programs at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach are accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI):

  • B.S. in Aviation Business Administration (Daytona Beach)