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Who We Are
Stratford Career Institute is a privately owned correspondence school established in 1991 that offers at-home vocational training programs to students in North America. With more than one million students enrolled, Stratford has earned its reputation in the delivery of quality at-home career training.
Stratford’s founders saw a need to meet the emerging education needs of today’s busy adult. Understanding the value and convenience of distance learning, they set out to develop an innovative style of correspondence education that would allow individuals to get a quality education – at home.
Stratford Career Institute Mission Statement
Stratford Career Institute offers distance educational programs to meet the vocational and intellectual needs of adult students. Our goal is to accommodate individuals in the furtherance of their education or interests by offering guided, independent programs that are flexible, convenient and affordable. SCI programs provide students with the freedom to learn from the convenience of their home, in their spare time, without the time constraints of classroom attendance.
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 Institutional Accountants (ICIA) and The Travel Institute (formerly ICTA).
"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 policies, and other Institute administered programs and activities."
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.