College Credit & Accreditation

College Credit & Accreditation


College Credit

Students attending Phoenix East Aviation, 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.

  • Liberty University
  • Broward College
  • Utah Valley State College
  • Everglades University


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

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




Broward College

Make Your Dreams Take Flight at Broward College

If you have ever felt the desire to man the controls in a cockpit, safely direct air traffic or work on the complex systems that make flight possible, an education at Broward College can take you there.  You can fulfill your dreams at the Emil Buehler Aviation Institute with our state-of-the-art training grounds, partnership with Phoenix East Aviation, unique link to North Perry Airport in Pembroke Pines, and certified programs from the Federal Aviation (FAA) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC). If you have any additional questions, please contact Broward College Borward College at at 954-201-7350 or




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.




Everglades University

Phoenix East Aviation and Everglades University have entered into an articulation agreement. This agreement allows Phoenix East Aviation students who have completed their FAA Certification/Ratings and who apply and are accepted into the program leading to a Bachelor of Science in Aviation/Aerospace can be granted, based on the FAA Certification/Rating received, anywhere from 6 to 36 academic credits toward the degree. The program enhances graduates’ use of aviation/aerospace analytical and communication skills to obtain a better understanding of aviation/aerospace principles, laws, regulations, and operations. Concentration areas include Aviation Safety, Flight Operations, Operations Management, Aviation Maintenance Management and Aviation Security.

To learn more contact Everglades University at 407-277-0311 or




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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If you’re unsure about any aspect of the application process or have any questions give our team a call on 1-800-868-4359 or +1-386-258-0703, we’re happy to answer any questions you might have.

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