How InStride delivers results

InStride unlocks the power of education through strategic enterprise solutions designed for your organization to deliver measurable business outcomes. Our team works in partnership with you to deeply understand your business and challenges to craft a solution that moves your business forward and transforms lives.

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How it works

Custom education programs designed for impact

We partner with corporations to develop a custom employee education program that delivers business ROI and social impact. 

Top-tier global academic network for working adults

Through a best-in-class global academic network, we provide choice from a deep catalogue of education programs from institutions that have a history of providing career-boosting education for working adults.  

Turnkey technology platform delivering results

Our programs are delivered through a turnkey, white-label technology platform paired with world-class customer success and marketing support that delivers higher enrollment than traditional tuition assistance programs. 

Designed for your business strategy and your people

Develop a deep understanding

We work closely with your key stakeholders to deeply understand the goals, use cases and critical success factors needed to achieve your business strategy, while considering the roles, skills gaps and career goals of your unique workforce.

Deliver a holistic strategy that meets business goals

Our team designs and delivers the best solution in support of your goals—be it enhancing customer experience, building your bench in key functional areas or elevating employee engagement and brand reputation.

InStride's academic network

Our global network, consisting of only top-tier academic institutions with trusted reputations, provides access to 350+ degree programs and credentials that target in-demand skills and careers. These institutions are world-renowned for their faculty, research and workforce insights with track records of student support and graduate success.

Our network provides the right education for working adults and their families:

  • In-demand programs and credentials
  • Online synchronous and asynchronous options with dedicated support
  • Inclusive pathways and programs for every employee
  • Pedagogy designed for adult engagement and immediate applicability 
  • Infrastructure and processes already supporting tens of thousands of learners

Arizona State University

For five years in a row, Arizona State University has been named the most innovative school in the nation, recognizing the university’s culture of groundbreaking research and partnerships.

City University of New York

The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation’s leading urban public university. It comprises 25 institutions and serves more than 275,000 degree-seeking students. CUNY offers online baccalaureate and master’s degrees through the School of Professional Studies.

Dublin City University

Dublin City University (DCU) is Ireland’s fastest growing university. It has forged a reputation as the country’s university of transformation and enterprise, through its strong links with academic, research and industry partners both at home and overseas.

Harvard Business School Online

Wherever professionals are in their careers, Harvard Business School Online offers a unique and highly engaging way to learn vital business concepts. HBS Online delivers rigorous and immersive courses that enable working adults at every level to advance their careers, positively impact their organizations and appreciate business in powerful new ways.

Smart Horizons Career Online High School

Smart Horizons Career Online High School is part of the world’s first private accredited online school district. Smart Horizons Career Online High School offers 100% online high school diploma programs designed to re-engage adults and older youth back into the educational system and prepare them for the workplace or postsecondary education.

Tecnológico de Monterrey

Tecnológico de Monterrey has been ranked the #1 private university in Mexico for five consecutive years by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). Tec de Monterrey has campuses in 26 cities in Mexico, an enrollment of more than 65,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and nearly 7,000 professors.

Universidad Tecmilenio

Universidad Tecmilenio is an innovative university built to address global mega-trends and the changing demands of the world of work. Tecmilenio boasts three innovative features to its education offering that focus on course flexibility, practical experience and purpose-based coursework.

University of Washington Continuum College

The University of Washington Continuum College offers rigorous professional certificates, enriching short programs and advanced degrees designed to boost the learner’s career, inspire curiosity and make their life more meaningful. UW Continuum College believes everyone deserves education to unleash their potential and thrive.

University of Wisconsin–Madison

The University of Wisconsin–Madison is distinctive in its scale and breadth, the premium placed on the school’s relevance to society, and its commitment to inclusivity in the broadest sense. UW-Madison Online offers the university’s first fully online bachelor’s degree in personal finance with more degrees in various areas expected to be offered in the coming years.

UNSW Sydney

UNSW Sydney is a powerhouse of cutting-edge research, teaching and innovation. They are one of the top 100 universities in the world, with more than 62,000 students and a 7,000-strong research community.

A path for every employee

With access to over 350 degrees and credentials from the world’s most celebrated academic institutions, there’s a path for every employee, no matter where they are in their learning journey. 

High School Diploma

A competency-based, career-focused curriculum with preparation for lifelong learning and development. Programs from an accredited high school are designed to help students in their chosen career path, providing a high school diploma and a career certificate.


Pathways provide students an alternate admission track into a degree program, with additional support to ensure they are able to succeed.

Bachelor's Degree

A full range of degrees with a particular focus on fields that are in high demand and the skills needed to capitalize on emerging fields and technologies. These degrees have high retention rates and provide students with increased lifetime earning potential.

Graduate Degree​

Master’s, Doctorate’s, and graduate certificates to build deep expertise or add the skills necessary to capitalize on market shifts and globalization.

Short-Form Credentials​

For-credit programs with targeted content that take less than a year to complete. Boost skills with a single course or stack courses for a credential.

Skill-Building & Training​

Quick, not for-credit pathway to refreshing or learning new skills or languages.

InStride's advanced technology

Understand eligibility

Our product experience makes it easy for your employees to check their eligibility and for your people managers or Human Resources team to approve participation.

Drive awareness & engagement

Our team provides a comprehensive set of assets and white glove success and marketing support to ensure your organization has the resources necessary to introduce and promote your program.

Simplify access & make the right choices

We have created a proprietary system branded for you to move your employees from initial awareness of the program through application and enrollment, guiding them every step of the way.

Streamline payment

You have the option to choose from a variety of billing options, to ensure you select a system that works optimally for your organization and employees.

Boost recognition

We help you track employee participation, allowing your organization to celebrate their accomplishments and bring additional attention and recognition to the program.


We provide the analytics and metrics your organization needs to ensure the program is delivering the ROI and results it was designed to achieve.


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