The University of Avila partners with academic partnerships for online business programs offering flexibility and accessibility


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Students can now apply for the University of Avila’s new online MBA and MA in Management programs in partnership with Academic Partnerships.

At the forefront of our partnership with AP is student access to high-quality, affordable higher education and student success.

– Avila President Jim Burkee, Ph.D.

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, USA, Sept. 22, 2022 / — The University of Avila announces that students can now register and apply for its new online graduate programs, offered in partnership with Academic Partnerships (AP). Classes will begin for Avila’s trusted online MBA and Master of Arts in Management programs in January 2023. For those interested in undergraduate programs for mature students, Avila’s 13 fully online undergraduate programs University will be launched in March 2023.

These online program courses are all taught by Avila faculty who are academically and professionally qualified in their subject areas, most with a terminal degree in the area discipline – and all of whom are invested in student success. . Designed for working adults, especially those who want to expand their careers but need the flexibility to balance personal and professional goals, these graduate programs help students develop the skills demanded by industry and immediately apply to work.

Avila’s commitment to personal engagement and tactile experiential learning is at the forefront of these online programs. Students can expect to enjoy the benefits of a private education, but at an affordable price and with the flexibility they need.

“The forefront of our partnership with AP is student access to high-quality, affordable higher education and student success,” said Avila President Jim Burkee, Ph.D.

AP’s mission to expand access to high quality, affordable, workforce-appropriate education aligns well with the University of Avila. AP is a leading online facilitator focused primarily on adult learners and a partner of over 55 universities, primarily regional universities, across North America. Avila has 25 years of experience serving working adult students and her faculty will ensure the academic quality of the programs by driving all aspects of teaching, curriculum and course content, while the PA will help with outreach. prospective students and will work collaboratively in an advisory role. with faculty to convert their courses to online format.

Applications are being accepted and online classes begin January 3. Apply by December 31 for the following programs:

• Master of Business Administration (MBA) Management
• MBA with concentration in Accounting
• MBA with concentration in finance
• MBA with concentration in marketing
• MBA with a concentration in Executive Leadership
• MBA with concentration in project management
• MBA with concentration in healthcare administration
• MBA with concentration in international business
• MBA with a concentration in strategic human resources
• MA Management with a concentration in Workplace Instructional Design
• MA Management with concentration in Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging
• MA Management with a concentration in Marketing
• MA Management with a concentration in Change Management

Avila’s online MBA and management graduate programs emphasize experiential learning with multiple start dates throughout the year. Learning is self-paced to accommodate busy schedules, with round-the-clock access to asynchronous lessons.

For more information or to apply for these programs, please visit

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About the University of Avila
The University of Avila is a Catholic university founded and inspired by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet. The Sisters’ values ​​of inclusion, service and lifelong learning are evident in every graduating class as Avila alumni set out to make a difference in the world. Avila provides access to a Catholic education with a liberal arts foundation to a diverse student population through more than 60 degree and workforce certificate programs.

About Academic Partnerships
Based in Dallas, Texas, Academic Partnerships is an online facilitator that helps regional institutions of higher learning across North America bring their college programs online and recruit and retain qualified students through to completion. from the program. AP’s mission is to expand access to high-quality, affordable, workforce-relevant education, especially for active and mature students. Founded in digital innovation more than a decade ago, Academic Partnerships brings resolute dedication, an integrated set of services, and data-driven performance to our collaboration with our academic partners. For more information on innovative e-learning solutions, please visit

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