Stratford University, located in Virginia, is known for specializing in adult education that focuses on quality career programs for high-demand industries. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools and approved by the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV).

Being focused on adult education, if offers its students a choice of online, classroom, and blended programs.Fully online undergraduate programs offered by Stratford include programs in Business Administration, Accounting, Computer Security and Forensics, Information Science, Network Engineering, Network Management and Security, Software Engineering, Hospitality Management, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Health Care Administration/Management, and Medical Insurance Billing and Coding. They also offer diploma and certificate programs in Accounting. Fully online Master’s degree programs available are Master of Business Administration (MBA), International MBA, and Master of Science Programs in Enterprise Business Management, Entrepreneurial Management, Accounting, Information Assurance, Information Systems, Software Engineering, and Telecommunications.

Applicants to Stratford University’s online undergraduate programs must submit the following basic admission requirements: a high school diploma or GED and TOEFL or IELTS scores. Those who do not make the TOEFL/IELTS cut-off scores will be required to undergo Stratford’s ESL program. Applicants to the online graduate programs must have a Bachelor’s degree, submit the GRE or GMAT scores, and take the TOEFL or IELTS.

Tuition for the 4th quarter of 2010 is listed at $370 per quarter credit hour for undergraduate programs, and $410 per quarter credit hour for graduate programs. Note that courses are 4.5 quarter-credits each. Financial aid is available at Stratford in the form of Federal Aid and Scholarship programs.