Embry-Riddle is regionally accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award degrees at the associate's, bachelor's, and master's levels. 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. SACS currently accredits over 13,000 schools and school systems in the United States and overseas through a process that depends on continuous improvement as demonstrated by an established cycle of annual reports and periodic evaluations.

The bachelor degree programs in Aeronautical Science (Fixed Wing) is accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI). AABI Accreditation assures students and prospective employers that our educational degrees have met stringent aviation/aerospace and related industry standards of quality. Our graduates must have received quality training and education that enable them to competently perform a broad range of professional responsibilities. AABI seeks to assure that the programs they accredit produce highly capable Aviation Professionals, who remain closely tied to our industry and related professional associations.