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Support Higher Learning with the APICS Academic Professional Membership

APICS academic professional membership is available to education and research professionals like you working to shape the future of operations management.

  • Showcase your expertise by contributing to the operations management body of knowledge through research, articles, presentations, mentoring, and more.
  • Connect with more than 35,000 industry professionals across the globe.
  • Make a difference in your career, and in the professional development of your students.

APICS academic professional membership gives you access to

  • the complete APICS benefits package, including educational online resources, local training, networking, and award-winning publications.
  • discounts on APICS products and services.
  • advance notifications of research opportunities through the APICS Educational and Research (E&R) Foundation.

Membership eligibility requirements

  • You need to be employed full-time by one or more accredited academic institutions in one of the following roles:
    • Professor
    • Dean
    • Assistant professor
    • Lecturer
    • Researcher
    • Equivalent international title
  • Adjunct professors or consulting instructors are not eligible for academic membership.
  • Membership is valid for one full year.
  • Annual dues are $75.