AABI Accreditation

Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI)

The Ohio State University, Center for Aviation Studies has received accreditation for the following programs. Clicking on the names of each program will link to a document showing student achievement data for that particular program.

Accreditation is a system for recognizing educational institutions and/or their professional programs that achieve and maintain a level of performance, integrity and quality that entitles them to the confidence of the educational community, the industry, and the public they serve.

Accreditation has three fundamental purposes:

  • to ensure the quality of the institution or program
  • to assist in the improvement of the institution or program
  • to maintain relevance of education with the industry it serves

Additional information about AABI and the accreditation process can be found at www.aabi.aero.

Academic Assessment Plan

The Center for Aviation Studies has implemented a formalized assessment plan in order to evaluate all aspects of the academic programs.  This will ensure that students graduating from The Ohio State University have recieved the education neccesary to succed in the aviation industry.

The Academic Assessment Plan can be viewed here.

For questions contact:

Shannon McLoughlin Morrison, Ph.D.

240 Bolz Hall
2036 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH. 43210

Accreditation Process Timeline

January 2018

All five academic programs were accredited by AABI


Fall 2020

CAS will begin to write a new self-study report for AABI seeking re-accreditation of all academic programs.


Fall 2021

AABI will conduct a site visit at Ohio State in order to verify the contents of the self study report.


February 2022

Accreditation for all five academic programs will expire.