Mission of the University

Our Mission: Who Is Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University?

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the world leader in aviation and aerospace higher education. Our mission is to teach the science, practice and business necessary to prepare students for productive careers and leadership roles in business, government agencies and the military.  Embry-Riddle’s reputation as a leader in aviation and aerospace higher education is grounded in its aviation roots dating back to 1926.

Our Vision: What Is Our Future?

Embry-Riddle will be the source for innovation and excellence in aerospace education and research.  We will be the unquestioned global leader in aviation and aerospace higher education, with a reputation for personal attention to the success of all students.  Our Prescott campus will focus on undergraduate education that emphasizes problem-based discovery and become a top-ranked destination for its undergraduate STEM programs.  Our Worldwide campus will be recognized as the best in online and distance education.  And, our Daytona Beach campus will be recognized for leadership in select areas of research, aerospace innovation and attention to student success.

Our Values: What Do We Value?

Embry-Riddle provides a transformative educational experience through fostering collaboration and teamwork, ethical and responsible behavior, and a culture of research and discovery that mirrors the professions we serve. We focus on the development of the professional skills needed for success in global business.  Embry-Riddle is committed to providing a climate that facilitates the highest standards of academic achievement, innovation and entrepreneurship in a culturally diverse community that supports the unique needs of each individual.