Educational Partners

Affiliations that help Embry-Riddle diversify its array of courses and programs, both aviation and otherwise.

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the first academic institution to receive the Trusted Operator Program (TOP)™ certification from the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI).

AUVSI, the world's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of unmanned systems and robotics, represents corporations and professionals from more than 60 countries involved in industry, government and academia. AUVSI members work in the defense, civil and commercial markets.

Learn more about AUVSI.


DaVinci lnflight Training Institute

Embry-Riddle is partnered with DaVinci Inflight Training Institute to offer training to help corporate flight attendants create an in-flight experience that ensures greater passenger safety and satisfaction.

Both new and seasoned corporate flight attendants can learn to improve their abilities in cabin safety, food safety, culinary service, in-flight service, and soft skills.

Learn more about the DaVinci Inflight Training Institute.



The Human Factors Analysis Classification System (HFACS) is recognized as the “Gold Standard” in human factors analysis and classification.

Their goal is to help companies improve human performance and safety among their workforce using the scientifically validated Human Factors Analysis and Classification System.

Learn more about HFACS.

International Air Transport Association

International Air Transport Association (IATA)

The International Air Transport Association ( IATA), which represents more than 80 percent of the world's air traffic, trains thousands of aviation professionals and businesses each year. 

Embry-Riddle has joined forces with IATA to offer three programs in Aviation Law, Aviation Management and Supply Chain Management.

Learn more about IATA.