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Our Mission Statement
Through exceptional service and a personal commitment to student success, we help all students obtain a valuable education and change their lives, starting the day they enroll. Learn More
Meeting rigorous standards
Today, Strayer University has six distinct accreditations and certifications from respected organizations that attest to our academic quality. These organizations recognize universities that meet or exceed their standards for higher learning, based on their careful review.
THE MIDDLE STATES COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATIONStrayer University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. 267-284-5000), which is one of the six regional accrediting bodies in the United States. The Commission is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. http://www.msche.org
THE ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR BUSINESS SCHOOLS AND PROGRAMSStrayer University’s 13 business degree programs, including JWMI EMBA, are accredited by the ACBSP. Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park , KS 66213, Phone: 913-339-9356.
THE SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENTThe student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) provides its members education and information services, conferences and seminars, government and media representation, and publications that equip current and future human resource professionals to become leaders and decision-makers within their organizations.
THE NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY’S COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL SECURITY SYSTEMSThe National Security Agency’s (NSA) Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) has certified that Strayer University’s security curriculum has been reviewed by the Information Assurance Courseware Evaluation Review Committee (IACE) and determined that it meets national training standards for information systems security professionals and system administrators, NSTISSI No. 4011and 4013.
THE TEACHER EDUCATION ACCREDITATION COUNCILThe University’s Master of Education in Teacher Education was accredited in June 2013 for seven years (until June 2020) by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC). TEAC, now part of the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation, is located at 2010 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: 202-223-0077.
COMMISSION ON COLLEGIATE NURSING EDUCATIONThe baccalaureate degree in nursing program at Strayer University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791.
Your Faculty: Teachers, Mentors, Coaches
You have an explicit contract with your professor, thanks to the Strayer University Faculty Charter. Signed onto by every faculty member, the Charter lays out our commitment to each and every student—not just to dispense information, but to truly inform, listen, innovate, and support. Our faculty brings real-world experience to your coursework, and understands that you’re often not only students, but breadwinners and caretakers and full-time employees—in the classroom because you’re seeking something more for you and your loved ones.
"We not only convey knowledge, we share the wisdom of our professional experience, empowering our students with practical knowledge and tools to support success in college and in their careers." - Strayer Faculty Charter
Our Commitment To Your Future
At Strayer University, our overarching mission is to help you obtain a valuable education that can change your life - starting the day you enroll. Four pillars serve as the foundation for every single one of Strayer University's programs and services.
1. EDUCATIONAL ACCESS. We'll provide you and other members of a diverse population with access to post-secondary education.
2. ACADEMIC QUALITY. We'll provide you with rigorous, engaging, and professionally relevant academic programs and experiences.
3. STUDENT SUCCESS. We'll provide opportunities and supportive learning environments to enable you to achieve your academic, personal and professional success.
4. CUSTOMER SERVICE. We'll provide exceptional customer service to you and all Strayer University stakeholders.
Skills to Master Tomorrow's Challenges
A Strayer University education will give you the most important skills and methodologies you need to tackle the challenges of tomorrow in whatever your field or industry.
PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE: Your ability to apply the knowledge and skills of your discipline to real-world settings and to the benefit of your profession
COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Your ability to effectively interpret, compose, and articulate ideas and information in a variety of formats and presentation methods
CRITICAL THINKING: Your ability to analyze, evaluate, and construct arguments based on their merits
ANALYTICAL REASONING: Your ability to identify, evaluate and solve problems using quantitative and qualitative information
INFORMATION LITERACY: Your ability to locate, critically evaluate, and effectively use information for the purposes intended (including decision-making and problem-solving)
ETHICAL BEHAVIOR: Your ability to evaluate complex issues and situations and make informed ethical choices
More Support from a Personal Success Coach
As a Strayer University student, you’ll have a personal Success Coach to guide you through your university experience and beyond. They’ll help you with everything from time management to choosing the right courses to dealing with stress. Your personal Success Coach is just one of many ways we show our overriding commitment to your success.