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 top-quality, affordable and workforce relevant degree programs online so students can advance their lives and careers.
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.)
“We are really looking to make an impact on the world and on somebody’s life. AP helps you with that.”
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.
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:
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
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.
St. Cloud State University’s College of Education and Learning Design Expands Online Offering with Master’s in Education Programs with Flexibility and Accessibility Top of Mind
July 27, 2022
July 27, 2022 – St. Cloud State University announces the expansion of its online portfolio of graduate degrees, supported by Academic Partnerships (AP), beginning fall…Read more
Academic Partnerships Wins Comparably Recognition for Best Leadership Team
July 19, 2022
JULY 19, 2022, DALLAS, Texas – Academic Partnerships (AP), a leading higher education online facilitator, is proud to announce it is the recipient of another…Read more
Avila Signs Partnership Expanding Access to Online Graduate and Working Adult Student Undergraduate Programs
June 2, 2022
KANSAS CITY, MO, May 25, 2022 – Yesterday, Avila University signed a partnership with Academic Partnerships (AP), expanding access to the university’s online graduate and…Read more
St. Cloud State University’s Herberger Business School Works with Academic Partnerships to Launch Online MBA Programs Aimed at Working Adults with Real-Life Experience
April 5, 2022
April 5, 2022 – St. Cloud State University is teaming up with Academic Partnerships (AP) to expand its high-quality and affordable MBA degree offerings to…Read more
Academic Partnerships Wins Comparably Awards for “Best Places to Work in Dallas” and “Best Marketing Teams”
March 31, 2022
March 31, 2022, DALLAS, Texas – Academic Partnerships (AP), a leading higher education online facilitator, is proud to announce it is the recipient of two…Read more
Carleton University’s Sprott School of Business Teams Up with Academic Partnerships to Launch Fully Online MBA Program
March 24, 2022
DALLAS, March 24, 2022 – Today Carleton University’s Sprott School of Business, in Ottawa, Ontario, announces a partnership with Academic Partnerships (AP) to expand Carleton’s…Read more
Academic Partnerships to Present at the Virtual WPI 2022 HBCU Forum to Discuss Innovation in Online Higher Education
March 7, 2022
DALLAS, TX – March 7, 2022 – Academic Partnerships (AP) today announced that Tekoya Boykins, Doctoral Candidate, Assistant Director, Academic Services and Products at AP…Read more
Academic Partnerships Names Fernando Bleichmar as New CEO
February 16, 2022
Retiring CEO Rob Ganji will continue as Senior Advisor to the Board of Directors DALLAS, TX – February 16, 2022 – Academic Partnerships (AP), the…Read more
Norfolk State University Partners with Academic Partnerships to Offer Affordable, High-Quality Online Programs in Education and Technology
November 18, 2021
Virginia – November 18, 2021 – Norfolk State University (NSU), the largest historically black public university in the Commonwealth of Virginia, announced a partnership with…Read more
Resources for Nursing Program Leaders and Students
September 29, 2021
Academic Partnerships has created a resource center to support the information needs of nursing school deans, educators, administrators, and students. This resource center was initiated…Read more