Academic Partnerships Chosen to Bring Top Mexican University Online

Universidad Intercontinental to Begin Offering Five Online Degree Programs Early Next Year

Oct 29, 2013, 10:00 ET from Academic Partnerships

DALLAS, Oct. 29, 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 Mexico's Universidad Intercontinental (UIC) to bring five of its degree programs online in the coming months.

"We are pleased to partner with Universidad Intercontinental as it makes its programs available online," said AP Chairman and CEO Randy Best. "The university will soon be able to serve many more students in Mexico City and throughout the region, and we are delighted to bring our online learning experience to bear as part of this important initiative."

Early next year, UIC, a private Catholic university in Mexico City, will make its Bachelor of Business Administration; Bachelor in Law; Bachelor in Marketing; Bachelor in Psychology; and Bachelor in International Trade Relations available online for the first time.

AP will provide services related to technology, faculty development, curriculum planning, marketing, and admissions for each of these programs.

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 Intercontinental
The Universidad Intercontinental is a private Catholic university, located in Mexico City.  Founded in 1976 by Guadalupe Missionaries, it is one of only six Mexican universities in the International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU) and is widely-regarded as one of Mexico's most prestigious universities.  With historical strengths in Dentistry, Psychology, and Communication, it is one of the top Mexican universities in these fields.  For more information, please visit


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