Nexford University


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Nexford University’s mission is to enable greater social and economic mobility across the world by providing learners access to high-quality, affordable, dynamic online education that prepares them for the global workplace.

Nexford aims to demonstrate a more effective way of aligning credentials to the workforce–one that is far better positioned to give any learner, regardless of starting point, an educational foundation for lifelong success. We do this through curricular innovation, leadership in learning analytics and the development of models and tools that enable personalization and impact at scale.

We are a cross-disciplinary team of relentlessly optimistic, ambitiously creative, solution-oriented problem solvers who collaborate to uncover and develop new scalable ways to enable our internal and external partners to consistently drive learner impact using the latest technologies and innovative practices available.

Nexford University and Saylor Academy have partnered to offer transfer credit for applicable Saylor Academy courses. To earn credit, select a Saylor Academy course from the list below, enroll and study the course at your own pace, and pass the Direct Credit Exam. To learn more about college/university credit for Saylor Academy courses, please visit our credit page here.


University Recommended Courses

Course Title ACE ID Credits Nexford Course Equivalent Credits
ARTH101: Art Appreciation SAYA-0036 3 Humanities and Fine Arts 3
BIO101: Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology SAYA-0019 3 Natural and Physical Science 3
BUS101: Introduction to Business SAYA-0020 3 The World of Business, BUS2125 3
BUS103: Introduction to Financial Accounting SAYA-0021 3 Financial Accounting, ACC2100 3
BUS105: Managerial Accounting SAYA-0009 3
BUS200: Business Ethics SAYA-0047 3
BUS202: Principles of Finance SAYA-0022 3 Fundamentals of Financial Management, FIN2100 3
BUS203: Principles of Marketing SAYA-0023 3 Digital Marketing Fundamentals, MKT2150 3
BUS204: Business Statistics SAYA-0037 3 Statistics, STA1300 3
BUS205: Business Law SAYA-0024 3 Introduction to Business Law, BUS2150 3
BUS206: Management Information Systems SAYA-0013 3
BUS208: Principles of Management SAYA-0035 3 Leadership, Management and Teams, BUS2200 3
BUS209: Organizational Behavior SAYA-0034 3 Organizational Relationships, BUS2300 3
BUS300: Operations Management SAYA-0038 3 Technology and Operations Management, OPM6090 3
BUS303: Strategic Information Technology SAYA-0014 3
BUS305: Small Business Management SAYA-0049 3 Introduction to Entrepreneurship, ENT2100 3
BUS402: Project Management SAYA-0039 3 Project Management, PRO3200 3
CHEM101: General Chemistry I SAYA-0028 3 Natural and Physical Science 3
College Success SAYA-0040 3
COMM001: Principles of Human Communication SAYA-0010 3 The Art of Communication, GBL6850 3
COMM411: Public Relations SAYA-0050 3
CS101: Introduction to Computer Science I SAYA-0046 3
CS102: Introduction to Computer Science II SAYA-0015 3
CS105: Introduction to Python SAYA-0048 3
CS302: Software Engineering SAYA-0018 3
CS402: Computer Communications and Networks SAYA-0016 3
CUST105: Customer Service SAYA-0041 3
ECON101: Principles of Microeconomics SAYA-0005 3
ECON102: Principles of Macroeconomics SAYA-0006 3 Micro and Macroeconomics, ECO1250 3
ENVS203: Environmental Ethics, Justice, and World Views SAYA-0004 2
GEOG101: World Regional Geography SAYA-0044 3 Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
MA001: College Algebra SAYA-0026 3 Quantitative Principles 3
MA005: Calculus I SAYA-0025 4 Quantitative Principles 3
MA121: Introduction to Statistics SAYA-0032 3 Statistics, STA1300 3
PHIL102: Introduction to Critical Thinking and Logic SAYA-0045 3 Problem solving and Critical Thinking PBS2250 3
PHIL103: Moral and Political Philosophy SAYA-0011 3 Humanities and Fine Arts 3
PHYS101: Introduction to Mechanics SAYA-0031 3
PHYS102: Introduction to Electromagnetism SAYA-0030 3
POLSC101: Introduction to Political Science SAYA-0012 3 Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
POLSC201: Introduction to Western Political Thought SAYA-0033 3
POLSC221: Comparative Politics SAYA-0029 3
PSYCH101: Introduction to Psychology SAYA-0007 3 Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
SOC101: Introduction to Sociology SAYA-0008 3 Social and Behavioral Sciences 3