Academic Partnerships Chosen to Bring Premier Peruvian University Online

Universidad de San Martin de Porres to Bring More Than a Dozen Degree Programs Online in the Coming Months

Oct 03, 2013, 10:00 ET from Academic Partnerships

DALLAS, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Academic Partnerships (AP), one of the largest representatives of online learning in the United States and around the world, today announced that it has been chosen by Peru's Universidad de San Martin de Porres (USMP) to bring more than a dozen of its degree programs online.

"Like other areas in Latin America, Peru has seen an increased demand for higher education," said AP Chairman and CEO Randy Best. "We are delighted to partner with the Universidad de San Martin de Porres to increase access to its high-quality programs through the utilization of technology for the delivery of instruction."

Widely regarded as one of the premier universities in Peru, USMP has chosen AP to bring its degree programs in fields including education, business, and healthcare online in the coming months.  The degrees include: Bachelor of Education, Teacher Professional Degree; Master of Education; Doctor of Education; Bachelor of Economy; Bachelor of Accounting and Finance; Master of Accounting and Finance; Bachelor in Government and Public Administration; Master in Law; Master of Public Health; Master of Health Services Management; Master of Strategic Quality Management and Medical Auditing; Doctorate in Health Services Management, Public Health; Master of Conflict Management and Solution; and Master of Real Estate Management.

A private university committed to academic excellence and contributing to the development of the country, USMP is the only Peruvian university to have all of its career offerings accredited by international accreditors.

With nine colleges and 32,000 students, USMP is also one of the largest universities in Peru and one of the top three private universities in the country.

About Academic Partnerships 
Academic Partnerships (AP) helps universities convert their traditional degree programs into an online format, recruits qualified students and supports enrolled students through graduation.  Serving more than 40 public universities in the United States and numerous top foreign institutions, AP is guided by the principle that the opportunities presented through distance learning make higher education more accessible and achievable for students in the United States and around the world.  The company was founded by social entrepreneur Randy Best, an 18-year veteran of developing innovative learning solutions to improve education.  For more information, please visit

About Universidad de San Martin de Porres
Universidad de San Martin de Porres is a private university located in Lima, Peru.  Founded in 1962 by the Dominican Order of the Catholic Church, the university's culture is based on essential principles such as respect for the individual, the search for truth and excellence, integrity, an innovative and enterprising approach, protecting the environment, and making a commitment to the development of the country.  It offers undergraduate and graduate programs in multiple fields through the following faculties: Accounting, Economics and Finance; Law; Communication, Tourism and Psychology; Business Administration and Human Resources; Medicine; Obstetrics and Nursing; Dentistry; and Engineering and Architecture.


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