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Graduate Certificate In Business Intelligence / Analytics

The Graduate Certificate in Business Intelligence / Analytics at Nova Southeastern University's College of Engineering and Computing was created to meet the increasing need for managers, scientists, and other decision-makers to interpret ever-increasing datasets. Offered online and on-campus in South Florida, the curriculum is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively use available data for competitive advantage. The certificate program focuses on business intelligence and analytics, as well as data mining techniques for organizational decision making.


Program Sheet (pdf)

Students can select to take online or on-campus classes. Online classes can be taken from anywhere in the world where Internet access is available. NSU utilizes Blackboard as the learning management system to deliver online course content. On-campus classes are held on the main campus in Fort Lauderdale. Each on-campus class meets once a week from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for 16 weeks in the fall and winter terms and 14 weeks in the summer term.

This graduate certificate in business intelligence / analytics is designed for students with undergraduate majors in management information systems, computer information systems, information technology, business administration, or a related field, and having knowledge and significant experience in computer applications.

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How much will this program cost me?*

  • Tuition and Fees: $12,140
  • Books and Supplies: $1,000
  • On-campus room & board: $0
  • What other costs are there for this program? $0

* The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.

What financing options are available to help me pay for this program?

Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below:

  • Federal Loans:*
  • Private Education Loans:*
  • Institutional financing plan:*

* There were fewer than 10 graduates in this program. Median amounts are withheld to preserve the confidentiality of graduates.

How long will it take me to complete this program?

The program is designed to take 18 months to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2013-2014, *% finished in 18 months.

* Fewer than 10 students completed this program in 2013-14. The number who finished within the normal time has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate?

The job placement rate for students who completed this program is *%.

* This institution is not currently required to calculate a job placement rate for program completers.

More information on jobs related to this program:

Operations Research Analysts: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-2031.00