Master of Business Administration

An ultra-flexible degree for professionals

Gain the skills to succeed in fast-moving global environments with our affordable and accredited, 100% online MBA.


Online MBA Degree Overview

At Nexford it costs an average of to pursue your MBA online degree. Invest in your future, not in a campus. Your monthly tuition is calculated in line with your local economy, which ensures you never pay over the odds.

Flexible pace

Our standard MBA completion time is 18 months. Work through the program at a flexible pace. The faster you finish, the more money you’ll save.

Courses: 12

Master five to seven competencies per online MBA course and pick a pathway based on your career goals, with support at every stage.

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Specializations: 6

Want to earn your fully online MBA with a specialization? Specialize and build in-demand skills such as Data Science, Cybersecurity, AI and E-Commerce. Choose from 6 MBA specializations.

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Our MBA provides skills to drive your career to new levels

How will your CV stand out in an ever more crowded job market? If you’re not thinking about adding an MBA to yours, you should be: applications to online MBA programs increased by over 43% in 2020.

We’re a next-generation online American university for leaders, not followers. We believe in taking a different path and standing out from the crowd — which is why we offer MBA specializations for today’s world, not yesterday’s.

At Nexford, as an online mba student, you have the flexibility to focus your online MBA program on a specific field of expertise if you’d like to. Choose from five online MBA specializations: Sustainability, International Business, Enabling E-Commerce, Fintech & Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, and Cybersecurity — or choose your own electives.

Why learn at Nexford?

Perhaps you’re already working. Maybe you’re crafting a business plan. Why put that on hold to do your MBA? At Nexford, you can study fully online MBA courses and still earn while doing so. And since it's done 100% online, you can learn from any location. Then, when done, demonstrate what you can do, not what you’ve read about.

Workforce data tells us what employers want – spend your MBA degree online mastering precisely that with a curriculum developed by trusted experts: a combination of global industry specialists, faculty, and professional business organizations.

When done with your master's degree, you’ll find it easy to apply your work experience to academic concepts that connect with real-world business scenarios, making you a highly valuable working professional for any business.

Nexford career services & development: start with the end in mind

At Nexford, you'll do more than just learn. Alongside your studies, you'll receive access to all of our career services: beginning when you enroll, and ending... well, never.

Your career success is at the heart of everything we do. Discover our career services, and see how you'll come away from Nexford with more than just a degree.

Online MBA industry projects

While studying your American MBA online, you’ll learn through real-life industry projects with top companies across various sectors

  • Engage in projects from today’s world, not yesterday’s
  • Receive 24/7 support during your study
  • Get personalized subjective feedback on your submissions to facilitate improvement

Business Case for Change: Tesla

You take the role as a consultant and develop a business case for change to determine where AI supersedes the need for humans in certain functional areas.

Pitch Deck: Beyond Meat

Using Beyond Meat as a model for Food and Agribusiness, you develop a comprehensive pitch deck for Raising Funding for a Food and Agribusiness Venture.

Robotics Roadmap Presentation: 3M

You assume the role of a Senior Executive of at 3M and present a roadmap for deploying robotics and show impact on cognitive agents.

Our education provides real-world career skills

We surveyed industry leaders who employ more than 2.5 million people worldwide. Executives from the following companies – and many more – participated in our global employer needs survey to help inform our curriculum design.

Request information about Nexford’s online programs

Select which program you’re interested in, and submit your details to learn more about Nexford's fully online programs — a Nexford Application Specialist will then be in touch.

Masters Of Business Administration (MBA) Degree: FAQs

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions relating to our graduate business degree program:

At Nexford, we prioritize your investment in education over physical campuses. That's why our tuition fees are thoughtfully aligned with your local economy, providing a world-class education at a cost that reflects your region.

To determine the precise cost of our online MBA program in your area, please visit our tuition page.  We're dedicated to making quality education attainable, regardless of your location.

We're also committed to affordability, which is why we offer a unique tuition cap for MBA students.  Your total tuition cost will be capped at the standard completion time for your program (18 months) multiplied by your local tuition rate. This means even if your studies extend beyond 18 months, you won't incur additional tuition fees as long as you remain actively enrolled, up to a maximum of 27 months (150% of the standard program completion time).

The length of time it takes to earn an online MBA can vary between institutions. At Nexford, the average completion time is 18 months. However, the program is designed for flexibility, allowing you to finish faster or extend your studies up to a maximum of 27 months. Your pace depends on how many courses you take per month.

Our affordable online MBA and straightforward application process make studying an MBA online achievable for everyone. Applying is simple — 90% of our applicants complete the application process in 30 minutes or less!

The "best" online MBA program depends entirely on your individual needs and goals. Here are key factors to consider:

  • Career goals: What specific skills do you want to develop to advance your career? Look for programs that align with your aspirations.
  • Specializations: Does the program offer specializations that interest you (e.g., Artificial Intelligence, Sustainability, etc.)?
  • Flexibility: Do you need a program that fits around your work schedule or other commitments?
  • Learning style: Do you prefer live classes, self-paced learning, or a mix of both?
  • Cost and Accreditation:  Ensure the program fits your budget and holds any necessary accreditations important to you or your field.

If you're looking for a program that...

  • Emphasizes in-demand skills for the future workplace
  • Offers diverse specializations
  • Provides flexibility

... then Nexford's online MBA might be worth exploring.

Important: Do your research! Compare different programs to find the one that truly matches your specific needs. Learn specialized business skills and set your resume apart from the crowd by choosing an MBA specialization in one of many topics including Artificial Intelligence, E-Commerce, Sustainability, Fintech & Blockchain, Cybersecurity, or International Business.

An online MBA is a demanding academic program, similar in rigor to a traditional on-campus MBA.  Expect challenging coursework, deadlines, and the need for strong self-discipline. However,  here's how we support you:

  • Flexibility: Study on your schedule, balancing your education with other commitments.
  • Personalized Support: Your Success Advisor provides 24/7 guidance and motivation.
  • Faculty Access: Book one-on-one sessions with faculty to deepen your understanding and get any questions answered.

An online MBA requires dedication, but with our support system, you can achieve your goals!

Employer perceptions of online MBA programs are evolving. Here's the key takeaway:

  • Reputation matters: An online MBA from a well-respected, accredited university carries weight with employers. Choose a program that aligns with your career goals.
  • Hidden costs and credibility: Be wary of programs with unexpected fees or questionable reputations. These won't offer a good return on your investment.

Why Nexford's online MBA stands out:

  • Transparency:  Our tuition is tailored to your market and we have no hidden costs.
  • Flexibility:  You can maintain your current job and tailor your learning pace to fit your schedule.
  • Practical focus:  We emphasize real-world skills, making you a highly desirable candidate for employers.

Let us know if you'd like to learn more about how Nexford prepares you for career success - email us at!

The value of an online MBA depends heavily on the specific program you choose. Consider these factors when evaluating your potential ROI:

  • University reputation: Does the program have strong recognition and alumni success?
  • Curriculum: Does it equip you with the skills employers actively seek?
  • Cost:  What's the total tuition, and are there hidden fees? A high price tag doesn't always equal higher value.
  • Your goals: Does the program align with your career aspirations and potential salary increase?

Do your research: Thoroughly investigate the program's reputation, curriculum, cost, and potential career outcomes before deciding.

A note on affordability: Nexford's online MBA prioritizes accessibility with tuition tailored to your location. This can significantly boost your ROI compared to more expensive programs.