Stratford University Approved as Registered Education Provider by Project Management Institute
Fairfax, VA, U.S., June 26, 2017 – Stratford University today announces that the Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s largest project management member association, has named it as a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) effective June 1, 2017. R.E.P.s are organizations that have been approved by PMI to help project managers achieve and maintain the project Management Professional (PMP)®, Program Management Professional (PgMP)® and other PMI professional credentials. These organizations have met PMI’s rigorous quality criteria for course content, instructor qualification, and instructional design.
Project managers are increasingly turning to R.E.P.s for certification training and maintenance, especially since global median salaries for the profession now exceed $81,000 (USD). “With the popularity and demand for Project Managers, adding this branch to Stratford University will prove beneficial to our students and alumni who continuously strive to enhance their professional development,” noted Stratford University Vice President, International Development Feroze Khan. “It is an honor to help them with their journey.” Stratford University President and CEO Dr. Richard R. Shurtz Jr. added, “We are excited to be recognized as an R.E.P. to help provide the valuable and necessary certification training that today’s project managers need to reach their potential in this rapidly growing field.”
Stratford University joins more than 1,500 R.E.P.s in more than 80 countries. These organizations include commercial training providers, academic institutions, and corporate training departments within corporations and government agencies.
About Stratford University
Celebrating its 40th year, Stratford University, a For Benefit Corporation, is a private educational institution dedicated to preparing students for the challenges of a rewarding career. Alumni pursue professions in high-demand fields like computer science, information technology, hospitality, culinary arts, business administration, health sciences, and nursing. With convenient locations in Alexandria, Falls Church, Newport News, Richmond, Virginia Beach, and Woodbridge, Virginia, and in Baltimore, Maryland, Stratford University is the ideal place to fulfill academic and professional goals. Stratford University offers applied doctoral, master’s, bachelor’s, and associate degrees, as well as many non-credit workshops and courses. Internationally, Stratford features a campus in New Delhi, India.
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For more information, go to www.stratford.edu .
About Project Management Institute (PMI)
Project Management Institute is the world’s leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession. Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research. PMI advances careers, improves organizational success and further matures the profession of project management through its globally recognized standards, certifications, resources, tools academic research, publications, professional development courses, and networking opportunities.
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