2015-2016 Catalog

Strayer University


Strayer University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 267.284.5000.


Strayer® University is an equal opportunity educational institution. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in the provision of educational programs, activities and benefits to students, as well as equal opportunity in all aspects of employment.

Strayer University does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, color, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, national origin or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local laws and regulations and does not tolerate such discrimination by its students, staff and faculty.

Change Notice

The information in the Catalog is accurate as of March 2016 and contains information relating to the 2015 and 2016 academic years. Strayer University reserves the right to make corrections and changes affecting policies, fees, curricula or any other matters contained in this and subsequent issues of the Catalog or in any of its other publications. Students will be notified of any changes made at the institution.  For the most current version of the Catalog please see the online version at https://icampus.strayer.edu.


"Strayer," "Jack Welch Management Institute," and "JWMI" are a registered service marks of Strayer Education, Inc. The University claims all rights of ownership to its trademarks and service marks, which include: “Strayer,” “Strayer University,” "Jack Welch Management Institute," "JWMI," the official logos of Strayer University and the Jack Welch Management Institute, and any other word, phrase, or image associated with Strayer University or the Jack Welch Management Institute.

Reference in this catalog to other trademarks does not indicate sponsorship, endorsement or affiliation with Strayer University by such trademark holders or their affiliates. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Cisco is a registered trademark of Cisco Systems, Inc. in the United States and other countries.
  • Java and Java Beans are registered trademarks or trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries.
  • Microsoft, Windows, Active Directory, Visual Basic, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Expression, Microsoft Visual Studio, and Power Point are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.
  • Oracle is a registered trademark and PL/SQL is a trademark of Oracle Corporation.
  • Peachtree is a registered trademark of Sage Software, Inc. or its affiliated entities.
  • SAP and R/3 are trademark(s) or registered trademark(s) of SAP AG in Germany and in several other countries.
  • UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group in the United States and other countries.
  • Comp Tia is a registered trademark of CompTia, Inc.
  • EC-Council is a registered trademark of EC-Council.
  • Project Management Institute is a registered trademark of Project Management Institute, Inc.
  • Check Point is a registered trademark of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Special Notice for Tennessee Students

Strayer University is authorized by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.  This authorization must be renewed each year and is based on an evaluation by minimum standards concerning quality of education, ethical business practices, health and safety, and fiscal responsibility.