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Strayer University Accreditation

Strayer University is an accredited institution and a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE or the Commission) Strayer University’s accreditation status is Accreditation Reaffirmed. The Commission’s most recent action on the institution’s accreditation status on June 22, 2017 was to reaffirm accreditation. MSCHE is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education to conduct accreditation and pre-accreditation (candidate status) activities for institutions of higher education including distance, correspondence education, and direct assessment programs offered at those institutions. The Commission’s geographic area of accrediting activities is throughout the United States.

ACBSP is known for having the highest standards of excellence in accreditation. Many employers only recognize and pay for ACBSP accredited business degrees. Every business degree program and concentration in Strayer's College of Business, including the JWMI EMBA, is accredited by the ACBSP. (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213, 913-339-9356).

Strayer University is an accredited SHRM Recertification provider and is recognized as a provider of choice by SHRM-certified professionals.

The National Security Agency (NSA) and a committee of academic peers designated Strayer University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) and validated the Master of Science in Information Security and Assurance (MSISA) degree program. Strayer earned this recognition by demonstrating that the MSISA program aligns closely with important cybersecurity knowledge units that have been validated by experts in the field.