Change. You can keep up with it. Or you can learn how to drive it.

Careers change. Technology changes. Organizations change. And your own personal goals change, too. At Nichols, you won’t just learn how to keep up with change. You’ll learn how to make it happen. A degree from Graduate & Professional Studies will shape your career—and it could change your life. And it will do it in a way that works seamlessly with your busy life.

Why Nichols College? More leadership. More flexibility. More now.

Become a leader, faster

Get ready to lead with our unique emphasis on leadership and communication, skills that are often overlooked by graduate business programs.

Get the edge with HyFlex

Each week, choose where you want to learn—on-campus or in real time online. Participate actively from class even if you attend from home.

Learn quickly, and when it fits your life

Complete your program when it fits your life with 7-week courses that start 6 times a year. A degree can be completed in as little as 18 months.

Build a better toolkit with what’s current

Use today’s technology and resources as you learn from our faculty of industry experts—and get in step with a changing business landscape.

Leaders. Doers. Game changers. See what they have to say.

  • John Latino, MBA student testimonial

    “The program has really helped me in my career because I’ve developed valuable leadership and decision-making skills.”

    John Latino, MBA student

  • Lauren Putnam, MSOL testimonial

    “The reason I chose the MSOL was due to the specific courses and coursework that I will use no matter what industry or leadership role I’m in.”

    Lauren Putnam, MSOL

  • Christopher Ryan, Director of Learning and Performance Development and Quality Assurance testimonial

    “At Nichols College you have the opportunity to obtain the knowledge and skills to become a change agent and an innovator.”

    Christopher Ryan, Director of Learning and Performance Development and Quality Assurance

  • Amanda White, MBA/MSOL testimonial

    “I’m able to take what I learned that day and use it the next day at work. I’m finding that I’m already a better leader and a better manager.”

    Amanda White, MBA/MSOL

  • Quentin Lewis, MBA testimonial

    “The HyFlex experience allows you to be in the classroom even though you’re not there… I hear the actual lecture, I can talk and ask questions. And I can see the presentation. You’re actually part of the class.”

    Quentin Lewis, MBA

  • Chris Giradin, adjunct faculty and director of product management  at Deltek testimonial

    “What differentiates Nichols from other graduate programs is that the Nichols student is a full-time learner. They’re here because they want to make a career change and want real-world business experience.”

    Chris Giradin, adjunct faculty and director of product management at Deltek

  • Ranked Nationally.

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    Nichols is ranked 12th nationally among business schools for salary potential by Payscale.com.

  • Regionally Ranked.

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    Nichols online MBA and MSOL programs ranked for “high quality and value” by GetEducated.com.

  • Ranked in Affordability.

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    Nichols ranked one of the “Most Affordable Online Colleges” by onlinecolleges.net.

Change. It starts here.