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:

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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

State Law Enforcement Organizations

Alabama

Arkansas

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Illinois

Indiana 

Kentucky

Not all of the online programs offered by our institution have been approved in Kentucky.  Please check the Council on Postsecondary Education’s Web site at http://dataportal.cpe.ky.gov/acadprog.aspx to view its listing of approved programs.  For more information, please contact the Council on Postsecondary Education, 1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 320, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601.  

Please be advised that our educator preparation programs are NOT accredited in Kentucky by the Education Professional Standards Board and are NOT recognized for initial, additional, or renewal of certification or salary enhancement (rank change) for K-12 educators in Kentucky.  For more information, please visit the Education Professional Standards Board’s Web site at http://www.epsb.ky.gov/certification/outofstate.asp.

Louisiana

Maryland

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

New Jersey

North Carolina

Ohio

Pennsylvania

South Carolina

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Virginia

West Virginia

Wisconsin

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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, completion of an MBA concentration in Health Services Administration, or completion of a Bachelor of Business Administration concentration in Health Services Administration, 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 and/or other relevant agencies in the states where Strayer University is currently approved to offer its Health Services Administration programs and/or concentrations:

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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