Continuing Education

Maybe you want to move forward faster in your career. Maybe you're an employer who wants to grow your business or raise the game of your team. Maybe you just want to stretch yourself to get more out of life. No matter who you are, there's a good chance Stratford has a program to help launch you to the next possibility...

Our School of Professional and Continuing Education offers many certificates and non-credit programs, with evening and online options available. Click on a program name to view more detailed information about the programs we offer.


Computer Science & IT

Boldly taking IT to places where no man has gone before... don't just stay competitive... set the pace!

Consistent with Stratford's goals of linking theoretical and applied knowledge, Continuing IT Education enhances understanding, mastery, and application that build upon the fundamental or practical experience students bring to the program's learning environment.

Innovative, career-focused, and application-oriented, our IT programs and classes provide students with the knowledge and skills to effectively apply computer sciences and information to solve problems demanded by the industry. We also employ a lifelong learning framework to develop talents and interests required for professional development. Our approach to innovation offers both a broad and specialized focus on technical skills and theories applied to cutting edge hardware and software, increasing your marketability in a competitive job market.

Modules include:


CompTIA A+ Certification Prep Course - Self Paced with Subject Matter Facilitator (SMF)

If you want to prove you have the crucial skills required by many employers in the field of Information Technology, the CompTIA A+ certification is one of the most valued industry certifications. Stratford University offers a unique combination of a self-paced CompTIA A+ preparation course paired with a Subject Matter Facilitator (SMF). Stratford believes this unique combination of a self-paced course and industry SMF will better prepare you for passing the comprehensive CompTIA A+ certification exam.

The course contains a CompTIA A+ Study Guide, virtual based labs that simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments. This course covers all the objectives of 220-901 & 220-902 exams and provides the technical knowledge to work with mobile devices, networking technology, hardware, install and configure operating systems, maintain devices, and troubleshooting software.

The individual has 4 months to complete the course, and a Stratford certificate for course completion will be awarded to those who reach a score of 90%.

Note: This course is a preparation for the CompTIA A+ exam and the cost does not include the cost of the actual exam. The individual will need to pay for the exam at the time they register to take the CompTIA A+ exam.


Cost: $500

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CompTIA Network+ Certification Prep Course - Self Paced with Subject Matter Facilitator (SMF)

One of the most important skills to have as an IT professional is the ability to build and maintain networks. Demonstrating that you have these desired skills to employers for advancement is made easier when you obtain industry leading CompTIA Network+ Certificate. Stratford University offers a unique combination of a self-paced CompTIA Network+ preparation course paired with a Subject Matter Facilitator (SMF). Stratford believes this unique combination of a self-paced course with an industry SMF will better prepare you to pass the comprehensive CompTIA Network+ certification exam. Passing the CompTIA Network+ exam and obtaining the certification confirms that you have the knowledge you need to configure and troubleshoot both wireless and wired hardware. The CompTIA Network+ certification will help you stand out among other job applicants or provide opportunities for advancement in your current role when you earn this valuable credential.

This course will prepare you with all the fundamentals you need to prepare for the CompTIA Network+ certification exam (N10-007). The comprehensive curriculum and Stratford University SMF will assist you in mastering the basics of cloud computing, network design, security, routing, and switching and common security practices. The virtual labs provided are designed to cover all the exam domains and provides a hands-on learning environment with real-world scenarios.

The individual has 3 months to complete the course, and a Stratford certificate for course completion will be awarded to those who reach a score of 90%.

Note: This course is a preparation for the CompTIA Network+ exam and the cost does not include the cost of the actual exam. The individual will need to pay for the exam at the time they register to take the CompTIA Network+ exam.


Cost: $400

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CompTIA Security+ Certification Prep Course - Self Paced with Subject Matter Facilitator (SMF)

Obtaining the Security+ Certification will provide the necessary skills to advance to an intermediate level security job in information technology. Stratford University offers a unique combination of a self-paced Security+ preparation course paired with a Subject Matter Facilitator (SMF). Stratford believes this unique combination of a self-paced course with an industry SMF will better prepare you to pass the comprehensive CompTIA Security+ certification exam (SY0-501). This prep course is vendor neutral and provides the basic knowledge needed to plan, implement, and maintain information security. This course includes:

  • Risk management
  • Host and network security
  • Authentication and access control systems
  • Cryptography
  • Organizational security

This Security+ prep course offers virtual labs that simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments. The complete study guide covers the SY0-501 exam objectives and provides knowledge and skills required to install and configure systems to secure applications, networks, and devices; perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques; participate in risk mitigation activities; and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations.

The individual has 3 months to complete the course, and a Stratford certificate for course completion will be awarded to those who reach a score of 90%.

Note: This course is preparation for the CompTIA Security+ exam and the cost does not include the cost of the actual exam. The individual will need to pay for the exam at the time they register to take the CompTIA Security+ exam.


Cost: $400

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