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.

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


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

Purdue Global

Launch your Career in Aviation

Two Accelerated Paths to your degree and ATP. You decide the path that’s right for you.

Is your ambition to be a professional pilot? Purdue Global’s bachelor’s degree in professional flight prepares you with a broad knowledge of the aviation industry and offers all the nonflight courses 100% online.

If you would like to get in touch with their team, please go to




Liberty University

Information on the Bachelor of Science in Aviation is available at

The following courses are offered within the Bachelor of Science in Aviation program;

  • Private Pilot Certificate – AVIA220 & 225 – Can be completed as a Free Elective or prior to enrollment
  • Instrument Rating – AVIA320*
  • Commercial Pilot Certificate – AVIA325, 326 & 327*
  • Commercial Single Engine Add-On Rating – AVIA331*
  • Flight Instructor Certification – AVIA420*
  • Flight Instructor Instrument Certification – AVIA422 (1 Credit)* or AVIA423 (3 Credits)*
  • Multi Engine Instructor Certification – AVIA441 (1 Credit)* or AVIA443 (3 Credits)*

* Courses noted with the asterisk (*) above are the only courses authorized by the Department of Veterans Affairs (“VA”) for application of GI Bill® and/or VA funding by Web Enabled Approved Management System (“WEAMS”) institutions.

Military and Veterans Benefits

Liberty University is proud to serve the men and women of the U.S. military and offers the following benefits:

  • College Credit for Military Training
  • GI Bill®/Veterans Affairs Benefits
  • Military Scholarships
  • Tuition Assistance – For more information, visit edu/military.
  • YELLOW RIBBON PROGRAM: Liberty University is a partner in the Yellow Ribbon program, which allows eligible students to continue their studies once their annual GI Bill® funding has been exceeded.




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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