About ASU and IB

The International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme is an innovative education framework that provides students with an excellent foundation to support their further studies and specialized training and ensure their success in the workforce. Accelerate ASU works with IB as a CRS Strategic Provider to provide college courses in pathways that lead to further/higher education, apprenticeships or employment.

How it works

  1. Get set up as an IB World School

    Find out how to become an IB World School in order to implement the programme, and read more about the benefits and objectives of the IB Career-related Programme.
  2. Partner with Accelerate ASU

    Submit your information here.
    An ASU team member will reach out to review facilitation models, help you identify which one you would like to pursue, and guide you through the implementation. Let us know you are interested in IB CP with Accelerate ASU
  3. Choose from these Mastery Certificates

    Google Information Technology Support

    Applied Business Data Analytics

    Project Management

    Customizable Certificates
    High School partners also have the ability to use the ULC course catalog to create a customized certificate pathway for their students.

Bring ASU college courses to your high school

Searching for ways to improve college readiness and provide valuable learning experiences for your students? Through Accelerate ASU, your students have the unique opportunity to earn college credit without having to incur financial or GPA risks.

Accelerate ASU Courses offer the following benefits:

Start anytime. Your students can choose from 50+ for-credit courses. These are all available online, and many offer self-paced options.
Universal eligibility. No Transcripts needed. No application required. No GPA thresholds.
Low risk and no penalty for failure. Students only transcript the course if they pass and want to add it to their ASU college transcript.
Low cost. Each course has a $25 enrollment fee. If the student is satisfied with the grade they received and would like to receive academic credit, the cost to convert a course for credit is $400. Payment is collected only upon course completion. School partners may also leverage special discounted pricing options of $250 per course per learner.
Taught by ASU faculty. The credit received for the course is identical to any other credit received from ASU.

Why offer Accelerate ASU Universal Learner Courses?

Universal Learner Courses benefit high school students in a number of ways.


Promote college readiness among the student body.


Increase access to advanced college-level material, especially in the STEM fields.


Provide affordable college credit options.

Flexible facilitation models

Choose from one of three facilitation models for Universal Learner Courses.


Facilitated model

The teacher facilitates the course through scheduled class time and guides students through the material.

Supervised model

Teachers provide support or office hours while students complete the coursework largely on their own time and schedule. This is a great option for schools with limited teacher resources.

Individual model

Your school does not provide space or teachers. The student signs up and takes the course outside of school, on their own time and schedule.

Request information

Interested in bringing Accelerate ASU to your high school?

Contact us today by submitting your information. A member of our team will follow up to schedule a time to discuss your needs.