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Welcome to the Lifelong Learning Program

Walmart selected American Public University System as its education partner because of the university's value-oriented approach and dedication to student success. Together, we bring you the Lifelong Learning Program as part of a commitment to make getting a college education from an accredited university more convenient and affordable.


For a limited time, Walmart is paying 100% of tuition for courses required to secure your free college credit.  This includes courses for Hourly Supervisors, Assistant Managers, and Facility Managers across Walmart, Sam’s, and Logistics.

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Introducing Courses in Managerial Analytics
Data procurement and analysis is playing a pivotal role in business in the pursuit to operate more efficiently, perform more effectively, and create better tools for managerial decision-making. Learn more about these new courses.

Program Highlights

15% Tuition Grant
APU is roughly 19% less for undergraduate and 38% less for graduate students than the average in-state rates at a public university.  Combined with a 15% tuition grant* available to all associates and eligible family members, this savings makes now a great time to go back to school. Learn more

   *Public 4-year, in-state undergraduate data is provided by the College Board’s Trends in College Pricing 2015. Graduate information is provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Digest of Educational Statistics 2014-2015 data. Annual estimates are based on total institutional costs (published tuition, required fees, and books) assuming 30 undergraduate or 18 graduate-level semester credit hours.

Undergraduate Book Grant
Degree-seeking undergrads (associates and eligible family members) are provided required text books and materials at no charge with the book grant.  Learn more

College Credit for Job Learning
Associates may be eligible to transfer some of their Walmart, Sam's Club, or Logistics on the job learning as credit towards a college degree. Learn more

Convenient Class Schedules
Courses are online, start monthly, and are offered in 8 or 16 week sessions.

190+ Degree and Certificate Programs
Whether you are looking for an associate degree in Retail Management, a bachelor's in Transportation and Logistics Management, or a master's in Criminal Justice, we have a that's right for you.

About American Public University System (APUS)

US News Best Online ProgramsAPUS is one of the largest providers of online higher education offering more than 190 academic programs with more than 100,000 students enrolled worldwide.  American Military University (our sister school) is the #1 provider* of higher education to the U.S. Military. Learn more about AMU

Over the years, we have earned many accolades including the distinction of being a four-time recipient of the prestigious Online Learning Consortium’s Effective Practice Award, ranked as a top online university by U.S. News & World Report for the last 3 years running, and most recently earned the 2015 "Best for Vets” rating from the Military Times.

*According to the 2012 DOD enrollment figures