As of 2014, the Stratford Career Institute is not accredited by any regionally or nationally recognized accrediting agencies. The Stratford Career Institute is a member of the U.S. Distance Learning Association, the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education and the International Council for Open and Distance Education.
The Stratford Career Institute is affiliated with The Travel Institute and the Guild of Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Accountants. The Stratford Career Institute was created in 1991 as a privately owned correspondence school. It offers home-based vocational training programs to individuals in North America. The Stratford Career Institutue has enrolled more than 1,000,000 students since its beginning in 1991 and has its main office in Quebec.