Upskill and move forward in life.

All for a modest price

Study for a degree program with a difference. At Nexford you can develop essential skills 100% online and achieve your career goals at a flexible yet structured pace.


Graduate degrees

  • MSc in Entrepreneurship

    MSc in Entrepreneurship

    Building a startup is more than just having an idea. Our program will help you maximize your success as a startup founder. You'll get the tools, skills, and networking to thrive. Gain lifelong relationships, essential knowledge, and strategies to drive your startup’s growth and success.

    • Standard completion time: 18 months
    • Get the knowledge you need to refine your startup
    • Attend specialized sessions led by startup experts
    • Pitch your startup to seasoned investors and executives
    • Build connections with leaders in the startup ecosystem
    • Open doors to valuable industry insights, resources, and tools
  • MSc in Digital Transformation

    MSc in Digital Transformation

    With digital transformation shaping tomorrow's job market, this Master of Science (MSc) in Digital Transformation degree positions you at the epicenter of the tech revolution.

    • Standard completion time: 18 months
    • Build highly valued technical and business skills
    • Access global opportunities and careers
    • Support at every stage
  • MSc in Data Analytics

    MSc in Data Analytics

    The ability to analyze data and make strategic decisions is critical to success in the modern workplace. The MSc in Data Analytics from Nexford empowers you with the technical and business skills needed to lead organizations and unlock the true potential of data.

    • Standard completion time: 18 months
    • Add immediate value to organizations you support
    • Drive influence in strategic decision-making
    • Become a top candidate for high-demand roles
  • MBA


    A graduate management degree for experienced professionals. Apply big-picture themes shaping global business to your career. Choose from five specializations in hot topic areas and graduate with skills designed for the world of work.

    • Standard completion time: 18 months
    • Advanced skills to grow your career
    • Personalize your degree with specializations
    • Support at every stage
  • MBA with Specialization in Sustainability

    MBA with Specialization in Sustainability

    Crops, food production and water supply are under strain as human populations increase. Design a practical approach to addressing future wellness programs by recognizing cultural differences, the challenges of technology initiatives, and occupational healthcare shortages.

    3 Courses

    • Food and Agribusiness
    • Renewable Energy
    • Managing Healthcare
  • MBA with Specialization in International Business

    MBA with Specialization in International Business

    You have a great idea: does it translate across cultures? Unpack the cultural complexities and get to grips with doing business in high-growth hotzones.

    3 Courses

    • Doing Business in India
    • Doing Business in China
    • Doing Business in Sub Saharan Africa
  • MBA with Specialization in Enabling E-Commerce

    MBA with Specialization in Enabling E-Commerce

    It’s not only the Amazons of this world that have to think about bricks and clicks. B2B, B2G, and B2C across the world need a strategic handle on the future of e-commerce.

    3 Courses

    • Enabling E-Commerce and Digital Strategy
    • Policy and Regulatory Enablement of E-commerce
    • Operations Digital Transformation
  • MBA with Specialization in Artificial Intelligence

    MBA with Specialization in Artificial Intelligence

    The robots aren’t coming; they’re already here. AI and automation promises considerable economic benefits. How can you ensure each link of the value chain is marching to the same beat?

    3 Courses

    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Data Sciences for Decision Making
    • Cybersecurity Leadership
  • MBA with Specialization in Cybersecurity

    MBA with Specialization in Cybersecurity

    From cyber war rooms to hackers, cybersecurity is top of every business agenda. Discover IoT ecosystems to minimize technical and product risk using Agile and Lean frameworks.

    3 Courses

    • Internet of Things
    • Cybersecurity Leadership
    • Product Management with Agile and Lean

Undergraduate degrees

  • BBA


    Apply foundational management skills to global business with your undergraduate Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree. With a degree designed for early career professionals, you could benefit from a specialized degree.

    • Standard completion time: 48 months
    • Learn essential business skills
    • Personalize your BBA with specializations
    • Support at every stage.
  • AAS


    Learn business essentials at pace with our Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Business undergraduate degree – your fast route to the workforce. The fastest way to kick-start your career at half the number of credits of a BBA. Tell employers you’re ready right away.

    • Standard completion time: 24 months
    • Start working sooner
    • Affordable monthly tuition
    • Support at every stage.
  • BBA with Specialization in Digital Marketing

    BBA with Specialization in Digital Marketing

    Develop a digital marketing plan supported by analytics to make informed business decisions with this BBA specialization in Digital Marketing.

    4 Courses

    • Digital Marketing Analytics
    • Marketing Channels, Tactics and Management
    • Marketing Strategy and Planning
    • Digital Advertising and Search Engine Optimization
  • BBA with Specialization in Digital Transformation

    BBA with Specialization in Digital Transformation

    Develop a roadmap for digital transformation for a designated vertical industry with this BBA specialization in digital transformation.

    4 Courses

    • Digitizing Customer Experiences
    • Digitizing Product Management
    • Digitizing Supply Chain Management
    • Digitizing Finance
  • BBA with Specialization in Entrepreneurship

    BBA with Specialization in Entrepreneurship

    Apply entrepreneurial tools and approaches to create a business plan for a new venture with this BBA specialization in Entrepreneurship.

    4 Courses

    • Digital Advertising and Search Engine Optimization
    • Product and Marketing Skills for Founders
    • Technical Skills for Non-Technical Founders
    • Founders, Financing, and Legal
  • BBA with Specialization in Product Management

    BBA with Specialization in Product Management

    Integrate Product management concepts across business units that enable more productive and accurate workflows with this BBA specialization in product management.

    4 Courses

    • Introduction to Agile Product Management
    • Software Skills for Digital Product Managers
    • Product Design Skills for Product Managers
    • Communication Skills for Product Managers
  • BBA with Specialization in Business Analytics

    BBA with Specialization in Business Analytics

    Apply various analytics modeling and visualization techniques to inform business decision-making with this BBA specialization in business analytics.

    4 Courses

    • Data Analytics
    • Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics
    • Data Analysis and Visualization
    • Introduction to AI
  • BBA with Specialization in Supply Chain Management

    BBA with Specialization in Supply Chain Management

    Make operational decisions that support the long-term global sustainability of the organization with this BBA specialization in supply chain management.

    4 Courses

    • Introduction to Supply Chain Management
    • The Impact of E-Commerce on the Supply Chain
    • Transportation and Reverse Logistics Management
    • Integrated Supply Chain Management and Sustainable Operations
  • BBA with Specialization in Artificial Intelligence

    BBA with Specialization in Artificial Intelligence

    Apply Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and smart workflow strategies to combine Robotics and IoT value propositions with this BBA specialization in Artificial Intelligence.

    4 Courses

    • Introduction to AI
    • Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics
    • Foundations of Robotics and IoT
    • Fundamentals of Cybersecurity
  • BBA with Specialization in International Business

    BBA with Specialization in International Business

    Evaluate current conditions in emerging markets and evaluate present and future opportunities and risks for international business activities with this BBA specialization in business.

    4 Courses

    • Business and Culture in Sub-Saharan Africa
    • Business and Culture in India
    • Business and Culture in Southeast Asia
    • Technical Skills for Non-Technical Founders

Choose your program of study

  • Certificates


    Future-proof your career with skills for today. Nexford’s 100% online certificates comprise a series of rigorous courses to boost your skills in a particular field. Choose from undergraduate or graduate certificates and achieve your career goals.

    • 6 to 10 months to finish
    • Upskill or reskill without taking a full degree
    • Affordable monthly payments
    • Support when you need it.
  • Courses


    Bitesize learning for big ambitions. Master a specific skill to run your business better, solve a problem, or stay current. Start small and build up. Each course provides relevant business skills, and a badge when you finish.

    • Average 2 months to finish
    • Upskill or reskill in a specific area
    • Earn a badge for each course you complete
    • Support when you need it.

Why online learning?


Study for an accredited qualification without putting your life on hold. You’re unique. Learn on your own terms, in a proven way that works. Learning is conducted 100% online, so you’re not tied to fixed class times. With up to eight weeks to complete all six modules in each course, you'll progress at a flexible pace.


Technology empowers you to learn on the move. Want to submit coursework while you’re at a local cafe? No problem. Want to multitask your way through your capstone? You can do it. And you don’t need breakneck internet speed. With an internet connection, you’ll have the access you need.

Social collaboration

How do you like communicating? Our best guess is online. Over half of the world’s 7.9 billion inhabitants now have a mobile phone. We use Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter more than we physically meet. At Nexford, we encourage meaningful interactions. Connect. Communicate. Collaborate.


With round-the-clock, multi-device learning materials and a leading edge virtual classroom, you’ll enjoy greater engagement through a community of online support.

Why learn at Nexford?

Nexford University is designed for a global audience looking to build in-demand skills while earning recognized and accredited credentials. We have reimagined what a modern university experience looks like, torn down the walls of the traditional campus and designed a modern learning experience 100% online. By leveraging technology, we deliver world-class education, at a fraction of the cost of traditional universities. Our programs are future-focused and competency-based, enabling you to build practical skills you will use to get ahead in your career. And with no fixed class times, you can flex your learning to fit your schedule. Tuition fees are charged on a monthly basis, so the faster you graduate the more money you save.

Become part of a global learning community from 110+ countries. Join the movement!


Yes! We know that graduation is a time to celebrate your success with your friends, family and loved ones. Nexford will run local (in certain countries) and global graduation ceremonies, and plans to host a US graduation in the future too.

We believe everyone deserves access to high-quality education, regardless of where they live. That's why affordability is at the heart of everything we do. Here's how we make it happen:

  • Mission-driven approach: We're a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC). This means, while we are a for-profit company, our primary mission is to provide widespread access to affordable education.
  • Global focus: Our online model means we don't have the same overhead costs as traditional universities, allowing us to pass those savings on to you.

While Nexford doesn't directly participate in federal financial aid programs, our affordable tuition model aims to make external funding less of a necessity.  You can calculate your estimated costs on our tuition page.

Other funding possibilities

  • Scholarships: We offer various scholarships to help offset tuition costs. Explore currently available scholarships [insert scholarship link] including the Nexford Financial Need Scholarship.
  • Local resources: We're happy to help you explore potential local funding sources. Contact us at for more information.
  • Employer support: Many employers offer tuition reimbursement or assistance programs. Check with your company to see if you qualify.

Helpful resources: Check out our guide on how to build a convincing case for financing your studies.

Yes, we do! To support learners who are academically prepared for college but who lack the financial means to attend, Nexford University created the Nexford Financial Need Scholarship.

The Nexford Financial Need Scholarship was developed to benefit learners who meet a set of criteria to determine their financial need. The criteria includes, among other items, the employment level and number of financially dependent family members the applicant has. There are limited scholarships available each term. Each application is evaluated by the Scholarship Committee, after detailed information is provided by the applicant. The scholarship decision is final, with no appeal process.

There is a limited quantity of scholarship slots available — discuss with a Nexford Application Specialist or contact to learn more.

You can also visit to check out the terms and conditions of the other scholarships available to learners you may be interested in.

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Yes, there is! Before your first month, you'll have a whole week where you can log in to the online platform at no extra cost, explore where you'll take courses, and connect with your success advisor and faculty.

Orientation is designed to make you feel confident and comfortable before your first course.

We'll send you an email with more information about a week before you're set to start. Get ready!

Each course contains six modules that build on each other. You'll complete them in order, and show you've mastered the content.

When you enroll in a course, you'll be able to see all six modules in your dashboard right away, so you can start planning ahead.

Every module teaches business skills you'll use. Practice your skills as you go with practical assignments. Then, at the end of the whole course, tie your learning together with a final assessment.

The feedback you receive will be valuable for upcoming modules and courses to build on your knowledge as you go.

You have almost completed your application! Before you sign and submit the required documentation, the below statements will help you understand the next steps of your admission to Nexford University (NXU).

Under Accepted Evaluation Pending (AEP) status, you acknowledge that your application for full admission to Nexford University (NXU) is not complete, and that you will be automatically placed under provisional admission status. Specifically, you have not submitted one or more of the following documents for review by NXU Admissions:

  • A scan or photo of your government-issued identification and a passport-style photo or “selfie.”
  • Official transcripts showing completion of high school diploma or GED (General Educational Development or equivalent certificate (e.g. HiSET, TASC, etc))
  • Official transcript(s) from school(s) attended previously (other university, college, etc.)
  • Evidence of English language proficiency (one of the following):
    • Certificate of English proficiency recognized by NXU that was issued within the past 2 years, affirming that you earned at least the minimum qualifying score (see the Minimum Score Required for English Proficiency section University Catalog)

Please keep in mind that any incorrect or unreadable documents submitted will also place you under the provisionally admitted status. The AEP status, i.e., provisional admission, will remain until all remaining required documentation is submitted correctly and accurately.

While on AEP status, you are entitled to enroll in one (1) NXU course in the degree program of your choosing, subject to the following restrictions:

  • The course must be in a degree program (AAS, Bachelor of Business Administration, or MBA) for which you are qualified (as provisionally established by the partial application submitted and any supporting documentation provided by the deadline noted below). If the information provided is determined to be inaccurate or misleading while you are under AEP status, the University reserves the right to unenroll you from the course and place you in a different course, or to nullify your application
  • Before the start of the course, you must complete NXU’s Orientation for new learners with a passing grade, else you will need to retake NXU Orientation the following month, and accordingly delay the start of your program until the first of the month after Orientation

In order to apply your completed course towards your intended degree program, you must:

  • Submit all remaining application materials to NXU within 60 days of the enrollment start date; and
  • Meet the University’s minimum academic requirements for successfully completing the course

If you do not submit all your remaining application materials to NXU by the day-60 deadline, then:

  • You will be placed on suspension, which will run for two (2) months from date of suspension, to allow time to submit your documents
  • You will not be allowed to enroll in future courses, and will not receive tuition invoices within the two-month timeframe
  • You will not receive academic credit for any completed course(s) and will instead be eligible for a non-degree certificate of completion. This certificate can be evaluated for possible credit if you are accepted into an NXU program in the future
  • In the case of missing evidence of English language proficiency, Admission Officers may request alternative supporting materials that might assist the University in certifying their English proficiency status
  • If admission documents are still outstanding after the two (2) month suspension, you will be administratively dismissed from your program
  • You will have to reapply through the Office of Admissions ( along with submitting missing application materials at the time of readmission to Nexford University, after which you may resume your studies on the first day of the next month

For learners who fail to submit their pending admission documents within the 60-day deadline, exceptions can be applied in certain circumstances if the learner submits the appropriate verification and/or supporting documentation. If approved by the Manager of Admissions and Registrar, this will allow the learner a 30-day extension to submit their pending admission documents.

According to the University records retention policy, all outcomes based on the supporting materials provided remain in learners’ records. Any documents received by Nexford University will not be returned to the applicant/learner and cannot be reissued to the applicant/learner or another institution.

Please note that you will be responsible for any costs associated with the submission of your completed application for review by NXU Admissions, and for the monthly tuition fees associated with your first-course enrollment as an AEP learner.

As an AEP learner, enrolled in a course, you will be subject to the same academic policies applicable to all NXU degree learners, which include, but are not limited to:

  • Courses run for 54 days
  • Each course is divided into 6 modules and a final project, each with specific deadlines
  • Learners are required to engage in their course by day 10, else they will be dismissed from the course
  • Learners may receive module deadline extensions under certain restrictions
  • Learners may resubmit module assignments under certain restrictions
  • Learners may not resubmit a course final project
  • Learners may request an Incomplete in a course under certain restrictions – subject to review/approval by your professor – which, if granted, extends the course’s closing date to day 70
  • Learners may withdraw from a course until day 38 of the term

(Additional details pertaining to these and other pertinent academic policies are discussed in NXU’s Orientation)

For more information about Nexford’s Accepted Evaluation Pending (AEP) status, please contact

By accepting these Terms and Conditions of application, I confirm that I am physically able to operate a computer for a prolonged period of time (more than an hour), as required to succeed with course completion at Nexford University.

  • It should be accepted in the US as we are nationally accredited in the US by Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Acceptance of your credentials from NXU is still dependent on the receiving organization. It is the sole discretion of the receiving institution/employer whether or not they will accept the degree that you will get at any university.
  • What we ensure is that you can stand out in a competitive job market. We utilize competency-based education to ensure you are able to apply your knowledge to real-world situations rather than just spending time memorizing theory. You'll have a capacity to adapt and pivot, and walk away with highly portable skills.

Applying is easy! Once you've decided on the program you want, and read up on the admissions criteria, head to to start your application. If you have everything ready, it should take you seven minutes (or faster!) to complete the form.

Download our step-by-step guide to understand what you need to do to complete your Nexford application and give yourself the best chance of acceptance.

When you apply, you'll pay a one-off fee of $25, which allows us to process your application.

You can't check – but you'll get an answer within seven business days. How's that for fast!