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Business Intelligence / Analytics Certificate

Gain the Skills You Need to Make Data-Driven Decisions

You’re ready to prove that you can help any business grow. But in order to get started, you need to master how to identify, transform, and communicate Big Data in compelling ways that key stakeholders will understand. A program that gives you a competitive advantage will put you on the path to success.

The Business Intelligence/Analytics Certificate from NSU's College of Business focuses on the science of business modeling, database systems, data warehousing, data mining, and benchmarking. You’ll learn from Fortune 500 business executives and other industry leaders who can provide insights and leadership, while you do hands-on work on real-world projects. You’ll develop the skills to help you drive stronger decision making, lower cost, optimize operations, and develop new and successful business opportunities.

  • An application and $50 non-refundable application fee. Apply online
  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or for students with degrees from foreign institutions, an official foreign academic evaluation stating equivalent bachelor’s degree, must be submitted from a NACES organization 
  • Students who have earned a degree from a foreign non-English speaking country must submit English proficiency test scores, (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, Duolingo, ELS)
  • Additional documents and may be required along with the GMAT or GRE based on review by the admissions committee.

Please contact us directly for minimum GPA requirement and required English proficiency test scores.

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Full-time professionals are available to discuss the Business Intelligence / Analytics certificate curriculum with you in greater detail. Simply call 800.672.7223 Ext. 25067 or contact our Enrollment Services Staff.

Total credits: 15-24

Students must complete the certificate program in a maximum of three years.

Required Courses
BIA 5471 Digital Transformation and Analytics Strategy
BIA 5476 Data Management and Business Intelligence
BIA 5485 Data Mining and Predictive Analytics Fundamentals
BIA 5495 Business Intelligence Analytics Lab
ISM 5150 Information Strategy for Digital Transformation*
QNT 5000 Foundation of Business Statistics*
QNT 5160 Analytical Modeling for Decision Making*
XXX XXXX Open elective course in HCBE excluding CHS, ISEC, MSIT, and MMIS prefixes

* Course may be waived at the discretion of the department chair if appropriate coursework has been completed prior to pursuing the certificate.

For course descriptions, please visit Course Wizard

Current students: Please consult your Academic Adviser for program requirements or access SharkLink for your Degree Works audit. Program requirements are subject to change, and your Academic Adviser or Degree works audit can provide you with the courses required for your catalog term.

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