Frequently Asked Questions
How do I earn credit towards my Stanton University Degree?
Answer : Stanton University Graduates have already earned the credit
necessary for their degree credentials, either occupationally, professionally,
or academically. RECEIVING A STANTON UNIVERSITY DEGREE, through a
Self-Directed Portfolio Assessment, is viewed as rewarding the individual
through self-evaluation and appraisal.
Question: Is the Stanton University Degree legal?
Answer : YES. Stanton University is a private Educational Resource
Provider, conferring an award based on Personal Achievement and Evaluation.
To be issued an Award is Legal, to be issued a Degree is Legal, if
licensed under local, state or federal law in a Country which recognizes
such authority. Additionally, these degrees are not just issued by
the United States or Canada. The British Parliament 1988 Education
Act states that, "The awards made by overseas establishments
should be recognized, and the assessment and recognition of such qualifications
would be a matter for the individual employer and professional bodies".
Possessing a degree implies that you have mastered your subject and
have received acknowledgement for your effort. Awarding your degree
is based on your own personal assessment of skills and application
thereof. This degree is legal, because it does not claim to be from
an accredited United States learning institution or a British University.
Stanton University issues Legal but Non-Accredited degrees.
Question: Can prior achievement, professional work experience,
life experience, continuing education coursework, academic achievement,
membership in professional associations, seminars attended/conducted,
and other training, such as military, career and volunteer experience
be transitioned towards academic credit and degree completion by Stanton
Answer : Absolutely. Stanton University Self-Directed Portfolio Assessment
is exclusively for mature, professional, career oriented adults who
are significantly entrenched in their life work, and who deserve recognition
of their previous accomplishments.
Question: Where is Stanton University licensed and/or incorporated?
Answer: Stanton University has it’s business registration in
Belize. Stanton University is not a United States of America Licensed,
Organized or Recognized Entity.
Question: What types of degrees are offered through Stanton
Answer: Stanton University offers Traditional, Business, Military
Related and Religious Degrees and Doctorate/Professorship Titles.
Stanton University respects the higher study of the law and medicine
and therefore does not issue Medical or Law related degrees of any
kind to any prospective graduate in any country –whatsoever.
Question: I would like to obtain a Bachelors, Masters, PhD
and Doctorate, will they be dated differently?
Answer : Yes. The graduate provides the dates of conference
for each degree sought based upon their own Self-Directed Portfolio
Assessment. Graduates can be recognized for their performance achievements
in finance, business, computer science, education, counseling psychology,
industrial psychology, as well as high positions in alternative health
sciences/practices and religious affiliations around the world.
Question: When can I get my degree?
Answer: At any time. The degree process starts immediately after the
order is placed, and fees are paid.
Question: What is the Self-Directed Portfolio Assessment?
Answer : First, it is recognition for prior experience and knowledge
NOT the actual study of any field of academia: The purpose of Stanton
University is to allow an individual to possess an academic degree
on a much more flexible basis than traditional colleges and universities.
Second, it is independent SELF- assessment. The individual grades
the responsibility for the individual's academic, occupational, or
professional expertise. It is shared between the individual and Stanton
University to develop the portfolio profile that can be obtained by
authorized requestors. The degree is earned by demonstrating what
is known, not how long a student has spent in classroom lectures or
completing projects. Stanton University confers degrees based upon
the individuals’ Self-Directed Portfolio Assessment.
Question: Accreditation: What is accreditation?
Answer: When the term "Accredited" is used in relation to
a learning institution in the United States it implies that the US
Department of Education, and the Department of Education of one of
the States verifies that instruments you have may be accepted for
entrance into a Learning Institution for continued study, and would
comply with licensing requirements that many State and private employment
opportunities require. This process, however, does not have anything
to do with the degree granting authority of Stanton University. Licenses
and credentials vary from state-to-state and from country-to-country.
If State or International licensing is the ultimate goal of the purchaser,
an external degree award is not sufficient. There are many non-accredited
facilities in the United States. Presenting an authentic (even an
authentic non-accredited degree) on an application presents the opportunity
of being granted at least a second interview. Most establishments
then present a Test for you to complete. Employers know that experience
may not be part of the educational curriculums and graduation frequently
is not enough to fulfill job requirements. Results of that test show
what you know, and tells them immediately if your services are what
they are looking for. Without a Degree, usually a second interview
is not offered.
Question: Do I need an accredited degree?
ANSWER: NO. (Only if your intent is to use it to enter a formal State
sponsored learning institution, and receive academic credit for Life
Experience, job performance AND state licensing.
Question: Is Stanton University Accredited?
Answer : Stanton University is proud to state that it has become accredited
by HESA (Higher Education Services
Association). HESA is an international accrediting body focusing
its accreditation efforts on truly international, distance-based,
and prior learning assessment institutions which grant credentials
based upon the graduate’s previous career, military, life and
educational experience. Stanton University is proud to display its
HESA accreditation certificate.
Is the Degree or Diploma able to be verified?
Answer : The Degree package contains a letter of certification that
the award has been granted, and contains a Toll Free telephone number
(for Domestic and Foreign inquiries) for verification.
Question: How long will it take to get my degree?
Usually Completed within a 10-15 working day turnaround Worldwide.
Shipments are made daily via UPS 2 Day delivery. If bank transactions
take longer to process, we cannot proceed until all transactions are
completed. We also offer URGENT Service which places your application
at the top of our priority list for an additional fee.
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