AACSB Bridge Program

January 12–17, 2020 | Tempe, Arizona, USA

Apply for the Program

Preferred candidates generally should have less than five years of classroom experience and less than two years of full-time classroom experience. All applicants are screened by AACSB International on an individual basis and according to the following requirements:

Master's degree (or equivalent professional certification) AND professional experience of significant duration and responsibility related to area of teaching assignment:

  • Actively practicing in professional and/or consulting assignment at time of application
  • Minimum of 5–7 years of recent extensive professional and/or senior level management experience
  • Minimum of 7 years of in-depth industry experience with significant levels of responsibility and expertise
  • Actively contributing to the field of expertise through written contribution, participation in professional development activities, and experience
  • Outstanding managerial or professional achievements that have significantly impacted an organization or the industry

*AACSB Bridge Program requirements are aligned with the AACSB Accreditation Standards and may be subject to change.

Application Process

Completed applications must include a current resume detailing professional experience. Applications are reviewed by AACSB based on selection criteria that is aligned with AACSB Accreditation Standards for instructional practitioner status.

Accepted applicants will automatically be registered for the program following the remittance of their tuition. Participants are then provided orientation packets detailing the event. Tuition cost for the U.S. Program is 5,000 USD which includes most meals but does not include lodging. Special tuition prices available for AACSB Executive and Sustaining Member Level companies and their employees. Business Member Listing

U.S. Program Application

Program applications and resumes may be submitted by email or standard mail to:


AACSB International
c/o The AACSB Bridge Program
777 South Harbour Island Boulevard
Suite 750
Tampa, Florida 33602 USA