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Careers & Culture

What we do at Academic Partnerships is powerful and life-changing. We focus on a vital mission: helping universities succeed in launching, growing and sustaining high-quality, affordable and workforce relevant degree programs online so students can advance their lives and careers.


Explore career opportunities at Academic Partnerships.

Find Open Positions

If you need assistance in completing the application, call us at 214-210-7300 214-210-7300.

Why Academic Partnerships?

Working at Academic Partnerships is more than just a wise career move—it’s also a pathway to participate in shaping the future. Our company’s core values frame our successes with Integrity, Initiative, Teamwork, Results, Kindness, and Diversity & Inclusion.

At AP, we go from strength to strength to help deliver education that transforms not only students’ lives but changes the trajectory of our society for the better. Join us and discover your opportunity to make a genuine impact.


Our mission, exemplified

Hear why being a member of the Academic Partnerships team is both challenging and rewarding. (Although AP employees are currently working remotely due to the impact of COVID-19, our spirit of collaboration, our effort-equals-results ethos and our talent for achievement continue to flourish from our virtual workspaces.)

Here at AP, we inspire others to build the tomorrow they want.

Diana Poole, Director of Enrollment Services

We’re Better Together

At Academic Partnerships, we’re dedicated to building an employee community that reflects our diversity and intention to create an environment in which everyone is empowered by shared encouragement, acceptance and authenticity. Our values are more than just abstract ideas—we learn to live them every day as we take charge of our successes and continue to evolve. Together, we share a mission to improve the world through affordable, accessible higher education for working adults.


Built-in Benefits

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. Working with AP’s Human Resources department, employees can support local and national nonprofits, follow their passion for fitness, lead company-wide initiatives to enrich cultural understanding and develop the whole person. Our initiatives include:

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Serving and contributing to community-based charities, including paid volunteer time off

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Encouraging mental and physical well-being through activity and nutrition initiatives

Our goal is to provide a channel with various fun and engaging opportunities that enrich the spirit of OneAP’s culture

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Fostering cultural awareness through recognition and events led by our multinational council

The AP Values committee members are AP “culture champions” who continually work to embed the mission, vision and values into engaging employee programs

Discover our best-in-class benefits

At Academic Partnerships, we reward your dedication to top performance with benefits and perks carefully chosen to help you stay productive and happy at work—and outside of it, too. Our employee benefits package includes: Employer Contribution Annually towards Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending & Dependent Care FSA, 100% Company Paid Basic Life & AD&D Insurance, 100% Company Paid Short Term & Long-Term Disability, Paid Maternity, Paternity & Adoption Leave, APfit Wellness Program, Supplemental Insurance Benefits

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Comprehensive suite of medical, dental and vision benefits

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Generous PTO and paid company holidays

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Company-matched 401K contributions

Academic Partnerships HigherEdge admissions assistance

Employee Assistance Program

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Tuition reimbursement program

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Employee Referral Bonus

Employee Development

Academic Partnerships focuses on training and development by providing tools and resources for each employee through AP Academy, our internal learning hub. AP Academy emphasizes personal, career and professional development for employees through individual and organizational learning.

AP Academy leverages technology through partnerships with Bridge and LinkedIn Learning to offer personalized development pathways to meet team members where they are and promote preparation for current and future roles. Starting from your first day as an AP employee, you’ll have access to more than 15,000 off-the-shelf courses from LinkedIn Learning as well as custom courses focused on AP’s products and services.

Explore career opportunities at Academic Partnerships.

Find Open Positions

If you need assistance in completing the application, call us at 214-210-7300 214-210-7300.


Case Studies

Fitchburg State University Case Study

February 22, 2024

Located in North Central Massachusetts less than an hour from Boston, Fitchburg State University is well-situated next to densely populated metropolitan areas with many prospective…

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William Paterson University and AP Discuss Innovations in Providing Equitable Access to Degrees at AAC&U Annual Conference

February 6, 2024

The strategic support of a public-private partnership between William Paterson University (WP) and Academic Partnerships (AP) and its innovation in meeting the needs of nontraditional…

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Southeastern Oklahoma State University Case Study

January 30, 2024

Expanding access to education has been one of the highest priorities of Southeastern Oklahoma State University (SE) since its inception. Founded in 1909 as Southeastern…

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The Chronicle of Higher Education to Host Virtual Forum “Leading A Regional Public University Today” with University Leaders  

January 25, 2024

The challenges facing regional public universities and strategies to turn obstacles into opportunities will be the focus of a Chronicle of Higher Education (CHE) virtual…

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Academic Partnerships and William Paterson University to Discuss Partnership and Meeting the Diverse Needs of Nontraditional Students at AAC&U Annual Conference Jan. 17 – 19

January 17, 2024

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 17, 2024) – William Paterson University’s innovative approach to meeting the educational needs of nontraditional adult students through a public-private collaboration with…

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Academic Partnerships Completes Acquisition of Wiley University Services

January 2, 2024

[DALLAS, TX — January 2, 2024] – Academic Partnerships (AP), a company that assists primarily regional public universities in expanding access and impact by supporting…

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Case Studies

Arkansas State University Case Study

December 19, 2023

Arkansas State University, a public research institution, is the second largest in its state and the flagship of its system. It is also one of…

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Academic Partnerships Celebrates CEOs Triumph as One of the Best in Business

December 13, 2023

[DALLAS, TX, December 13th] – Academic Partnerships, a leading education technology company, is thrilled to announce that its CEO, Fernando Bleichmar, has been named one…

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University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Offers Online Degree Programs Supported by Academic Partnerships

December 12, 2023

BELTON, TX – December 12, 2023 – The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (UMHB) today announced its plan to partner with Academic Partnerships (AP) to grow…

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Tailoring Graduate Mentorship to Online Students: AP Presents at CAGS Conference

December 5, 2023

Academic Partnerships (AP) was honored to present at the 61st annual conference of the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies (CAGS), held November 7-10 in Victoria,…

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Case Studies

Eastern Washington University

November 28, 2023

Eastern Washington University’s (EWU) relationship with Academic Partnerships (AP) began in 2018, two years before the pandemic. EWU was one of the first schools in…

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