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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 top-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.)

We are really looking to make an impact on the world and on somebody’s life. AP helps you with that.

Manuel Gonzalez, Marketing Operations, Academic Partnerships

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.



Academic Partnerships Secures Business Alliance Membership With AACSB

May 15, 2023

DALLAS, TX – May 15, 2023 – Academic Partnerships (AP), a leading online facilitator helping regional universities expand access to top-quality, affordable and workforce relevant…

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Thought Leadership

AP and Carleton University Partnership Featured in AACSB Insights

April 27, 2023

An article written by Academic Partnerships, Reaching the Evolving MBA Audience, is featured in the April 24, 2023, issue of Insights, the monthly e-newsletter of…

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Fierce Education’s Article on the Value of Online Program Managers Spotlights Academic Partnerships

April 10, 2023

Academic Partnerships is highlighted in an article on recent discussions about the role of OPMs as important and ethical partners in supporting the growth of…

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Case Studies

Carleton University Case Study

April 3, 2023

As a public research university ranked #5 among Canada’s Best Comprehensive Universities by Maclean’s (2023), Carleton University is conversant with academic innovation with Carleton’s Sprott…

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Thought Leadership

Fierce Education Leader Spotlight With Dr. Amanda Smith

February 21, 2023

Fierce Education Head of Content Elliot Markowitz recently spoke with Dr. Amanda Smith, Chief Academic Officer at Academic Partnerships, regarding the changes in course design…

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October 20, 2022

LAREDO, TX –– Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) and Academic Partnerships (AP) presented at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) 36th Annual Conference, held Oct. 8-10, 2022. Dr. Jennifer…

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Manhattanville College and Academic Partnerships Launch Online Degree Programs

October 18, 2022

PURCHASE, NY, October, 2022 – In a continuing effort to diversify its educational offerings, Manhattanville College will launch a portfolio of online degrees supported by Academic…

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College of Mount Saint Vincent Offers Online Degree Programs, Supported by Academic Partnerships, Designed for Working Professionals

October 11, 2022

Riverdale, NY – October 11, 2022 – A leader in education, Mount Saint Vincent is pleased to announce a partnership with Academic Partnerships (AP), expanding…

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Avila University Teams Up with Academic Partnerships to Offer Online Business Programs with Students’ Flexibility and Accessibility Top of Mind

September 26, 2022

KANSAS CITY, MO, September 22, 2022 – Avila University announces that students can now sign up and apply to its new online graduate business programs,…

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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…

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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…

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