We deploy the technologies and tools to help universities grow their capacity to offer non-traditional online learners access to top-quality, affordable and workforce relevant degree programs that serve career pathways. As universities adjust to COVID-19 challenges, we are collaborating with our university partners to reshape the shifting landscape of higher education.
Our mission: Expanding access to top-quality, affordable, and workforce relevant education.
What Sets Us Apart?
At Academic Partnerships, we drive change through innovation in online education using the strengths, experience and creativity of our people. As a leader in online program management, we are focused on facilitating the goal of scalable online program growth for our university partners while supporting the success of their students—from the dream of a degree to bold reality. Our integrated online program management model, the AP HigherEdge®, offers:
“Together with our university partners, we are co-inventing the future of workforce relevant and affordable higher education.”
“Academic Partnerships is mission-focused on serving public universities to expand access to top-quality and affordable higher education through online initiatives that span graduate and undergraduate programs in workforce relevant sectors such as healthcare, education, business and technology. Together with our university partners, we are co-inventing the future of workforce relevant and affordable higher education.”
Rising to every challenge
COVID-19 presented challenges to AP and our partners. By going virtual in response, we discovered new strengths in ourselves and guided K-12 schools and our university partners in moving on-campus classes rapidly online.View Our Latest Topics
Academic Partnerships is built on our OneAP culture of performance through collaboration and contributions founded in individual strengths. Plus, always honoring each other’s differences—and sprinkling in humor. Meaningful challenge is embedded in our DNA as we embrace the power of education to transform lives every day.
AP is a great place to work
The heart of our work flourishes from a commitment to shared values. We embody integrity and initiative, promote teamwork and produce results while nurturing kindness and diversity and inclusion. We are coworkers and friends, moving mountains within a vibrant and expanding company—come grow with us!View Available Careers
Life at Academic Partnerships isn’t all work—we balance our efforts with abundant opportunities for all employees to learn, to care for our greater community, to stay healthy and to celebrate what makes each of us unique:
Radford University & Academic Partnerships Team Up to Offer Affordable and Quality Online Programs in Nursing and Business
January 15, 2021
RADFORD, Va., Jan. 13, 2021 – Radford University has entered into an agreement with Academic Partnerships (AP) to provide its highly sought-after and affordable degree programs…Read more
Childress Regional Medical Center and The University of Texas at Arlington Team Up to Tackle Nursing Shortage
January 15, 2021
Innovative regional partnership offers an accelerated pathway to nursing degree Childress, TX – January 14, 2021 – Childress Regional Medical Center in Childress, TX today announced…Read more
Resources for Nursing Program Leaders and Students
August 24, 2020
Academic Partnerships has created a resource center to support the information needs of nursing school deans, educators, administrators and students. We understand that you are…Read more
Tips and Tools for Students Participating in Virtual Coursework
August 21, 2020
In response to potential campus closures, you may be asked to join your coursework virtually. There are a variety of ways faculty may facilitate this.…Read more
Considerations for New and Emerging Realities in Higher Ed
August 17, 2020
Faced with the threat of a global pandemic during the 2020 spring semester, the twin operational orthodoxies of on-campus instruction for traditional students and online…Read more