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Become an APICS Academic Partner

Academic Partners are educational institutions that offer the world-renowned suite of APICS certification review courses. These courses complement existing collegiate learning paths and elevate the core competencies of a Supply Chain program. By giving students a distinct edge in a globally competitive job environment, APICS Academic Partners can set their institutions apart. Academic Partners provide quality, flexible, learning experiences delivered online or live in the classroom.  Their focus is to provide continuing education to students who want to improve their career competitiveness, and to companies seeking to optimize their capabilities by investing in the readiness of their workforce.   

APICS Academic Partner Program Benefits

  • Earn superior recognition and credibility as a partner of the leading supply chain management association.
  • Increase your students' earning potential, personal marketability, and job competitiveness
  • Help students demonstrate a greater commitment to the global supply chain industry
  • Students and graduates with APICS credentials are recognized for their end-to-end supply chain capabilities
  • Offer courses that promote global competitiveness

To become an Academic Partner or to learn more about this program, please contact

What Others Are Saying

"Most hiring managers prefer candidates with APICS certifications. 77% of respondents reported that CPIM certification would positively impact their hiring decision on a candidate, and 75% reported that of CSCP. The impact of APICS certifications on hiring decisions has grown by 60% since 2009."

-The 2016 APICS Operations Management Salary and Employment report by L. Drew Rosen, Thomas Janicki, Judith Gebauer Cameron School of Business, University of North Carolina Wilmington