Stratford University offers top-notch academic training in some of today's most exciting career-fields including Culinary Arts & Hospitality, Computer Information Systems, and Business Administration.
Stratford University offers 15 academic programs including Associate's Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, and Diploma programs. Our skilled faculty and leading-edge facilities will give you the skills and training you need to succeed in today's career marketplace.
Which of our programs is right for you?
The AAS Degree in Advanced Culinary Arts prepares students for careers in the culinary field by providing the culinary skills required for entry into the industry with the additional liberal arts education needed for management positions in the hospitality and culinary arts industry. The culinary arts program focuses on culinary skills, theory and communication and problem-solving skills. The American Culinary Federation (ACF) accredits Stratford's culinary programs.
The AAS Degree in Baking and Pastry Arts gives students the skills required to pursue careers as pastry chefs. The Baking and Pastry Arts program emphasizes the general skills required of all food service professionals — from critical thinking and professionalism to an understanding of food safety, nutrition, and service — while emphasizing baking and pastry-focused skills.
The AAS Degree in Digital Design program offers provides hands-on experience with the latest technology and gives students exposure to emerging trends. The unique curriculum balances both front-end web page creation and back-end application engineering. Vital Design career skills such as defining project constraints and client relationship techniques are developed along with the strong web design and web development foundation. Students can choose from a wide variety of electives, allowing them to choose a concentration based on individual interests.
The AAS Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management provides students with a strong foundation in hotel and event management skills, preparing them for a career in the dynamic hospitality industry. Students who successfully complete specific courses in this program receive certificates from the American Hotel & Motel Association and may qualify to be a Certified Hospitality Supervisor.
The Network Management and Security Associate's Degree prepare students with the necessary skills to be competitive in the fast-moving technology job market. The degree emphasizes current industry competencies, providing the student an opportunity to learn and understand current trends that drive the IT industry. Students will become professionals who can install, troubleshoot and maintain computer networks. The Network Management program puts a strong emphasis on key topics such as network management, system administration and security concepts necessary for introductory positions in the computer networking and high-technology industry.
The BS degree in Business Administration allow students to build on a core of knowledge gained through the associate degree in business administration or its equivalent while focusing on one of two upper-level concentrations: finance or accounting and management. The Business Administration Bachelor's Degree program includes core business requirements, elective requirements and general education requirements for a total of 180 quarter credits.
The Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology prepares students to become professionals in the digital age by building a solid foundation around leading-edge technologies. Graduates of the Information Technology program will learn the necessary skills to analyze, design, implement and use modern tools to administer computer networks. The IT program reinforces a broad understanding of Information Systems and Technologies through the application of industry-standard competencies and business practices.
The MS degree program in Software Engineering provides a basic foundation in technical software concepts and design techniques, as well as providing a foundation in management and teamwork approaches needed to oversee complex software projects. The Software Engineering program prepares students to develop efficient and scalable software products and services for industry and government in a cost-effective and time-sensitive manner. Graduates of the Software Engineering program will be able to define project requirements, identify conceptual design, develop detailed design, verify and validate the software product, identify key issues and trends in the Software Engineering industry, and manage key phases of the software life cycle.
The MBA program at Stratford University focuses on creating the world's future business leaders, emphasizing information technology and the need to manage frequent transformation and change in today's global marketplace. The MBA program focuses on helping students develop their analytical, technical, and interpersonal skills for use in future management-level positions. Foundation courses offer the student the ability to discover the area of concentration he or she wants to explore for their second year of the program. These first-year courses also give the student a diverse and broad knowledge foundation of all aspects of business administration. The second year of study allows the student to choose an area of concentration from finance, information technology, management and leadership, and business and public policy.
Advanced Culinary Arts Professional Diploma
Advanced Culinary Arts AAS
Baking and Pastry Arts AAS
Business Administration AAS
Digital Design AAS
Hotel and Restaurant Management AAS
Network Management and Security BA
Hospitality Management BS
Business Administration BS
Information Technology MS
Enterprise Business Management MS
Information Systems MS
Software Engineering MS
Master of Business Administration
International Master of Business Administration
With two Virginia campuses - Falls Church and Woodbridge - Stratford University has a location that can work for you. Our location in Fairfax County insures our graduates a variety of career networking opportunities. We also provide career counseling services to all our graduates and offer financial aid to students who qualify.
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