Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the world’s oldest and largest fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace. It is a nonprofit, independent institution offering more than 75 baccalaureate, master’s and PhD. degree programs. The university engages in extensive research and consulting that address the unique needs of aviation, aerospace, and related industries. It also owns its own fleet of aircraft, including 63 Cessna Skyhawks.