College Credit & Accreditation

College Credit & Accreditation


College Credit

Students attending Phoenix East Aviation, Inc. may work toward an aviation degree.

Credit for flight training can be applied for an Associate in Science and/or a Bachelor in Science degree in Professional Aviation, Aviation Technology, Aviation Management, or Masters Degree in Aviation Management. Phoenix East partners with the following schools, who offer degree programs online.

  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Orlando Metro Center
  • Utah Valley State College
  • Liberty University


If you’re interested please call admissions at +1-800-868-4359.

Embry ­Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide

Phoenix East Aviation and Embry ­Riddle Aeronautical University have entered into an cooperative agreement where students from Phoenix East Aviation who successfully complete the program and earn a FAA Commercial Pilot License with Single and Multi­Engine IFR endorsements can be granted academic credit up to 36 credit hours toward specific ERAU­ Worldwide two (2) year and (4) year degree programs! Additionally, ERAU will consider additional academic credits that could be granted for additional certificates such as type ratings earned by PEA students.

Students that are interested can contact ERAU Worldwide at (407) ­352-­7575 or





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Liberty University

Phoenix East Aviation, an official Flight Training Affiliate with Liberty University, offers a unique Program in which students will have the ability to receive their B.S. degree in Aeronautics, while doing their flight training here at Phoenix East Aviation in Daytona Beach, Florida. Liberty University’s School of Aeronautics has been training pilots for over 14 years and Phoenix East Aviation has trained over 12,000 pilots over the last 44 years. Students who enroll with Liberty University and do their flight training at Phoenix East Aviation will be able to use Federal Financial Aid, including scholarships, grants and loans.

Click here to complete the online application for Liberty University. Alternatively click on the Liberty logo below.

If you have any additional questions, please contact Liberty at (434) 582-2000 or





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Utah Valley University

Utah Valley University (UVU). offers an Aviation Science Professional Pilot Degree (A.S, A.A.S., and B.S) through traditional on­ campus academic course work, as well as through distance learning academic course. One of the goal is to prepare students to become qualified as professionals pilots by providing the academic course work component to students through distance learning technology.

To learn more about UVU go to or call (801) ­863-4636.






College Credit & Accreditation

Phoenix East is a nationally accredited aviation school, certified by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education Training (ACCET).

The Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) is a voluntary group of educational organizations affiliated for the purpose of improving continuing education.

“The essential purpose of the accreditation process is to provide a professional judgment as to the quality of the educational institution or program(s) offered, and to encourage continual improvement thereof.” Accreditation is the process by which the ACCET Accrediting Commission grants public recognition to an educational institution which has voluntarily submitted to an evaluative comparison with established qualifications and standards, both upon initial application and periodically thereafter. ACCET’s function is focused upon educational quality; the continuous assessment and improvement of educational practices; and assistance to member institutions in the improvement of these practices within their programs.

Phoenix East is certified by the Florida Department of Education as a rehabilitation vender to provide professional flight training services.

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