Graduate & Professional Studies

A transformational online education

Join elite industry professionals with a global outlook and a skillset that blends both leadership and data science in this unique online program. You’ll network and learn from international thought leaders while benefiting from personal mentoring sessions.

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Customize your degree

Our traditional MBA program is taught live online to keep you connected and can be tailored to your career goals with concentrations in Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, Human Resources, Project Management, and Critical Thinking.

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Protect your community

The first program in the nation to focus on the root causes of violent extremism in our neighborhoods while giving you an advanced understanding of the complex security issues playing out online, abroad, and at our borders. Ask us about special Military pricing and first-responder discounts.

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Become a change leader

Guide institutions across a diverse array of industries with advanced skills in leadership, change management, negotiation, conflict resolution, and talent acquisition.

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Master the numbers

Our MSA program is built with industry collaboration to ensure that every class delivers the skills today’s top employers demand, including emerging data tools and the interpersonal leadership skills you need to set yourself apart.

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Synchronous Online Courses

We’ve been teaching graduate and professional development classes live online for over six years, perfecting the art of distance learning with engaging professors, collaborative problem solving, and hands-on consulting projects. With synchronous course delivery, you can choose whether you come to campus or learn from the comfort of your home or office. You’ll meet once a week for seven weeks, joining us in one of our cutting-edge multimedia classrooms or logging into a live video call. Either way, you’re getting the same personal attention and networking opportunities you need to succeed.

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Are you ready to make the biggest move of your career?

Five MBA Tracks

Our dynamic MBA programs offer flexible learning focuses in Human Resources, Project Management, Data Analytics, Cybersecurity, and Critical Thinking, so you can add real value to your team and meet your career goals faster, easier, and for less.

Graduate Certificates

The fastest, most affordable way to get the benefit of a Nichols Education, tailored to your exact career goals. Our Graduate Certificates consist of 3 classes each, giving you just what you need to get out there and change the world.

How is a Nichols degree different?

Built with industry feedback

Classes available live online

Focused on professional development

Tailored to your goals

Exceptional ROI