Licensed Career Programs

Information on Licensed Careers

While a postsecondary degree is required for many professions, completion of a Strayer University degree program does not guarantee employment in any profession. Prior to enrollment, students are responsible to confirm all education, training, and licensing requirements in their chosen field. Links to the most commonly requested information for regulated professions are provided below. If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact your Campus Dean.

 

Accounting

Credits, degrees, certificates and diplomas earned from Strayer University’s accounting programs do not automatically qualify the holder to participate in professional licensing examinations, such as the Certified Public Accountant examination, or to practice certain professions in Florida or any other state. All students interested in practicing a regulated accounting profession requiring licensure from a state regulatory agency, and especially those students in Florida, should contact the appropriate state regulatory agency in the field of their interest.

Licensing information is also available from the following Web sites:

 

National Accounting Organizations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

National Association of State Boards of Accountancy

Institute of Internal Auditors

Institute of Management Accountants

Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation

 

State Accounting Boards

 

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Criminal Justice

Completion of Strayer University’s criminal justice programs does not guarantee that a student has met the requirements for employment in the criminal justice field. Prior to enrollment, students are encouraged to consult the applicable licensing agency in the field of their employment.

Criminal justice students should be aware that many criminal justice employers take into account the following factors when determining eligibility for employment:

  • U.S. citizenship
  • state residency
  • criminal background
  • physical and psychological health
  • age; and
  • military discharge information.

Below is the contact information for common law enforcement employers in the states where Strayer University is currently approved to offer the Associate in Arts in Criminal Justice and/or the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice:

 

Federal Law Enforcement Organizations

Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF)

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Department of Homeland Security

Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

National Security Administration (NSA)

Secret Service

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

 

State Law Enforcement Organizations

 

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Education

Completion of Strayer University’s Master of Education program does not guarantee a student has met the requirements to apply for public school teacher or administrator licensure in any state, nor that the student is eligible for pay raises, promotions or other job-related benefits.

Students pursuing teacher or school administrator certifications in the public school system should contact their respective state offices of education as well as local school district to confirm educational requirements before beginning the program.

Below is the contact information for the Departments of Education in the states where Strayer University is currently approved to offer the Master of Education program:

 

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Health Services Administration

Completion of Strayer University’s Master of Health Services Administration program does not guarantee a student has met the requirements to apply for licensure as a healthcare administrator in any state. Students pursuing professional healthcare certifications should contact their respective state health departments to confirm educational requirements before beginning the program.

Below is the contact information for the Departments of Health in the states where Strayer University is currently approved to offer the Master of Health Services Administration program:

Alabama

Arkansas

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Indiana

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maryland

Missouri

New Jersey

North Carolina

Ohio

Pennsylvania

South Carolina

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Virginia

Wisconsin

West Virginia

 

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Information Technology

Credits, degrees, certificates and diplomas earned from Strayer University do not automatically qualify the holder to participate in professional certification examinations to practice certain information systems professions.

References in the Strayer University catalog, Web site or other materials to trademarked IT companies and technologies does not indicate sponsorship, endorsement or affiliation with Strayer University by such trademark holders or their affiliates.

General information about information systems licensure options is available from Web sites such as www.gocertify.com.

Certification information is also available from the following Web sites:

 

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