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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.

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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

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Offering professional skills instruction and personal development through LinkedIn Learning

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

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:

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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

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Free parking and DART passes

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Tuition reimbursement program

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Corporate discounts and memberships

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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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AP Partners Fuel AP’s Mission

February 10, 2022

AP Congratulates Its Partners, TAMIU and UIC, for Being Among the Top Universities in the Nation for Driving Economic Mobility The non-profit public policy think…

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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…

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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…

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Academic Partnerships Releases Its First Impact Report

September 9, 2021

Report highlights AP’s role and results in supporting affordable online education in critical workforce areas Dallas, TX–September 9, 2021 – Academic Partnerships (AP) today released…

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Academic Partnerships Acquires Coursetune Inc., a Leading EdTech Provider of Curriculum Mapping Software for Higher Education

August 23, 2021

Acquisition Strengthens Academic Partnerships’ Technology and Support Services for Universities in Launching, Growing, and Sustaining Their Online Degree Programs DALLAS, Texas (Aug. 23, 2021)—Academic Partnerships…

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Academic Partnerships & Texas A&M International University Team Up to Offer Affordable Online Short Courses and Certificates in Healthcare

August 19, 2021

Dallas, TX – August 12, 2021 – Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) is offering new professional development courses online, supported by Academic Partnerships (AP), aimed…

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