Mission of the University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical UniversityOur Mission

At Embry-Riddle, our mission is to teach the science, practice and business of aviation and aerospace, preparing students for productive careers and leadership roles in service around the world.

Our technologically enriched, student-centered environment emphasizes learning through collaboration and teamwork, concern for ethical and responsible behavior, cultivation of analytical and management abilities, and a focus on the development of the professional skills needed for participation in a global community. We believe a vibrant future for aviation and aerospace rests in the success of our students. Toward this end, Embry-Riddle is committed to providing a climate that facilitates the highest standards of academic achievement and knowledge discovery, in an interpersonal environment that supports the unique needs of each individual.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the world’s leader in aviation and aerospace education. The University is an independent, non-profit, culturally diverse institution providing quality education and research in aviation, aerospace, engineering and related fields leading to associate, bachelor, master and Ph.D. degrees.

Our Vision

Embry-Riddle will be the world’s source for innovation and excellence in aerospace education and applied research.

Our Values

The strength of our university is firmly rooted in our values. We expect that our students, faculty and staff share and demonstrate the values of student success, a positive learning environment and mind-set, safety first in all situations, personal growth, integrity, honesty, trust, diversity, open communication, teamwork, character, change for progress, fiscal soundness, healthy investments, and a can-do attitude.

“The strength of our university is firmly rooted in our values”