University accreditation

Lynn University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call +1 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lynn University. © 2016 Lynn University 05/16

In addition to the official accreditation statement, the following statement is used to describe the university to other accrediting bodies:

Lynn University, founded in 1962, is a private, independent college based in Boca Raton, FL. The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. Lynn University offers instructional delivery at its main campus at 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431, at all of its SACSCOC approved off-site locations, and via online delivery. © 2017 Lynn University 9/17.

Burton D. Morgan College of Aeronautics

The Lynn University Burton D. Morgan College of Aeronautics is accredited by the FAA and holds a CFR Part 141 certificate authorizing the university to conduct flight training for multiple Pilot School Ratings. The following are authorized courses: 

  • Private Pilot 
  • Commercial Pilot 
  • Instrument Rating
  • Instructor Pilot 
  • Additional Flight Instructor 
  • Additional Aircraft Category and Class Rating 
  • Pilot Ground School

Contact the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration at 2895 SW 145th Ave., Suite 120, Miramar, Florida 33027.

College of Business and Management accreditation

Lynn University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:

​Day undergraduate

Bachelor of Science in:

  • Aviation Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Event Management
  • Fashion and Retail
  • Hospitality Management
  • International Business Management
  • Investment Management
  • Marketing
  • Sports Management

Undergraduate (online)

Bachelor of Science in:

  • Aviation Management 
  • Business Administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Business Management


Master of Business Administration with specializations in: 

  • Aviation Management
  • Entrepreneurial Management
  • Financial Valuation and Investment Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Media Management
  • Social Innovation Management
  • Sports Management
  • Web Development Management

IACBE annual report

The IACBE annual report shows a breakdown of the degree programs offered and conferred, as well as performance measures regarding specific learning outcomes. The 2015-2016 IACBE Public Disclosure of Student Learning is available for you to learn more about Lynn University's College of Business and Management.

College of Education

The Lynn University College of Education is accredited by the Florida Department of Education. See the accredited programs.

Bachelor of Science in:

  • Elementary Education Grades K–6

Master of Education in:

  • Educational Leadership: School Administration K–12

Conservatory of Music

The Lynn University Conservatory of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. Contact the NASM at 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248 or call +1 703-437-0700 for the accreditation of the Conservatory of Music.

Lynn University Counseling Center

Lynn’s Counseling Center has been fully re accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services, Inc until 2024.