University description (as per official university website)
About Stratford Career Institute
Stratford Career Institute is a privately owned correspondence school established in 1991 that offers at-home vocational training programs to students in North America. Stratford's corporate offices are located in St. Albans, Vermont, and Montreal, Canada.
Stratford Career Institute is an innovative leader in the field of distance education. With more than one million students enrolled, Stratford has earned its reputation in the delivery of quality at-home career training.
Purpose & Objectives
The purpose and objectives of Stratford Career Institute are to:
1. Establish a resource base for the delivery of state-of-the-art distance education through guided independent study, and then
2. Use that base to implement a diverse range of educational programs aimed at career advancement, self-improvement and the fulfillment of cultural, creative, and recreational goals of the clients who become our students.
Memberships and Affiliations
Stratford Career Institute is a member of the United States Distance Learning Association, the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education, and the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE). It also has academic affiliations with the Housing Inspection Foundation, the National Association of Real Estate Appraisers, the Guild of Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Accountants (ICIA) and The Travel Institute (formerly ICTA). Stratford is also a member of the Better Business Bureau.
"Stratford Career Institute is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment. The Institute does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, employment poli