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Graduate Certificate In Business Intelligence / Analytics

Program Sheet (pdf)

Program Overview
The Graduate Certificate in Business Intelligence / Analytics at Nova Southeastern University’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS) 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 Format
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.

Admissions
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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MMIS 671  Decision Support Systems or QNT 5040 Business Modeling (offered through the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship)

 

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How much will this program cost me?*
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Tuition and fees:
Books and supplies:
On-campus room & board:
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* The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.
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How long will it take me to complete this program?
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The program is designed to take XX months to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2013-2014, XX% finished in XX months.

 

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


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School Overview


Since the introduction of the graduate computer science program in 1975, the school has been a pioneer in computing research and education. The school began offering online programs in 1983 and created the first electronic classroom in 1985. In 1989 the Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS) was formed.

Today, NSU is a not-for-profit, independent university that is classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and is one of only 37 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification.