Embry-Riddle Worldwide Expands Reach to Morocco

Thanks to a new relationship with the Mohammed VI International Academy of Civil Aviation (AIAC) in Casablanca, Morocco, students will initially have the opportunity to pursue an online Master of Science in Management.

Daytona Beach, Fla., Feb. 9, 2015 –  Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide has expanded its educational offerings in Africa, thanks to a new relationship with the Mohammed VI International Academy of Civil Aviation (AIAC) in Casablanca, Morocco.

Under the agreement, students will initially have the opportunity to pursue an online Master of Science in Management. Once a cohort is established, Embry-Riddle Worldwide will provide face-to-face instruction at the school’s campus in Casablanca.

“Morocco is known as the aviation training center in Africa, a place where many African nations send people to obtain their aviation training,” said Bob Walton, executive director of campus operations for Embry-Riddle Worldwide. “The Academy of Civil Aviation hosts training for many of the world’s international aviation organizations such as the International Civil Aviation Organization, Airports Council International and International Airport Transport Association. Working with the academy is a natural fit for Embry-Riddle to continue its international growth.”

The Academy of Civil Aviation is the second education provider in Africa to join forces with the university. In November, Embry-Riddle Worldwide entered into an agreement with the Aerospace Leadership Academy in South Africa to offer online dual enrollment courses to high school students.

About Mohammed VI International Academy of Civil Aviation (AIAC)

The Mohammed 6th International Academy of Civil Aviation (AIAC) is an institution of higher education. Founded in 2000 by his Majesty King Mohammed 6th, its mission is to train air- traffic controllers, electronics of air safety and engineers. The Academy is under the National Airport Authority “ONDA” administration and under the supervision of the Ministry of Equipment and Transport. Instruction from the “AIAC” is based on standards and practices recommended by the International Civil Aviation Organization.


About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, is a nonprofit, independent institution offering more than 70 baccalaureate, master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in its colleges of Arts & Sciences, Aviation, Business, Engineering and Security & Intelligence. Embry-Riddle educates students at residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz., through the Worldwide Campus with more than 150 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, and through online programs. The university is a major research center, seeking solutions to real-world problems in partnership with the aerospace industry, other universities and government agencies. For more information, visit www.worldwide.erau.edu, follow us on Twitter (@ERAUworldwide) and www.facebook.com/EmbryRiddleWorldwide, and find expert videos at http://www.YouTube.com/EmbryRiddleUniv.

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