is the purpose of Embry-Riddle to provide a comprehensive education
to prepare graduates for productive careers and responsible citizenship with
special emphasis on the needs of aviation, aerospace, engineering and
related fields. To achieve this purpose, the university is dedicated
to the following:
To offer undergraduate and graduate degree
programs that prepare students for immediate productivity and career growth
while providing a broad-based education with emphasis on communication and
To emphasize academic excellence in the teaching of
all courses and programs; to recruit and develop excellent faculty
and staff; and to pursue research and creative activities that
maintain and extend knowledge in aviation, aerospace and related disciplines.
To develop mature, responsible graduates capable of examining, evaluating and
appreciating the economic, political, cultural, moral and technological aspects of
humankind and society, and to foster a better understanding of
the workings of the free enterprise system and its social
and economic benefits, and of the profit motive, as vital
forces to the potential of individuals and groups.
ethical and responsible behavior among its students and graduates in
the local, national and international aviation and aerospace communities and
in the community at large.
To develop and effectively deliver
educational programs for the adult student and professional at the
undergraduate and graduate levels, including off-campus degree programs, short courses,
distance learning, non-credit programs, seminars, workshops and conferences.