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The only way Big Data becomes a big business advantage is in the hands and on the screens of leaders who master how to identify, transform and communicate it in compelling ways key stakeholders understand.

If you’re ready to become a Business Intelligence/Analytics Shark, we’re ready to help you drive stronger decision making, lower cost, optimized operations, and bigger new business wins.

This U.S. Department of Homeland Security STEM-designated M.B.A. in Business Intelligence and Analytics will ensure you meet the increasing demand for data-informed decision makers.

Quick Facts


NSU’s M.B.A. program is 37-49 total credits to complete, depending on undergraduate coursework.

Start Dates

The M.B.A. in Business Intelligence/Analytics program is available to start in August, October, January, March and May.

Delivery Options

Classes for the Master of Business Administration program with a major in Business Intelligence and Analytics are offered weeknights at NSU's Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus and online (asynchronously)


Tuition for the degree program is $996 per credit hour. Discounted rates are available through our employer tuition program.

Application Deadline

Fall II 2021: October 1, 2021
Winter 2022: December 10, 2021
Summer 2022: April 22, 2022


The College of Business also offers a Business Intelligence/Analytics Certificate program for non-degree seeking students. Learn more about obtaining a Business Intelligence/Analytics Certificate.

Tuition Assistance for NSU Business Programs

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Employer Tuition Assistance Program

NSU Business partners with more than 135 local and national organizations to offer discounted employee tuition of up to 20% through our employer tuition program.
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NSU Alumni Tuition Discount

NSU alumni are eligible for a tuition award of 20% off any graduate degree or business certificate program. Alumni also receive an application fee waiver and access to a dedicated adviser to assist throughout the admission process.

Earning Potential

Data Modeling Analyst

$101,144 Average Salary Per Year

Business Intelligence Director

$158,073 Average Salary Per Year

Business Analytics Director

$148,270 Average Salary Per Year


Business Intelligence/Analytics Major Courses

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M.B.A. Core Courses (22–31 credits)
ACT 5001*
Introductory Accounting (ACT 5001* / Credits: 3 )
MGT 5105
Managing Organizational Behavior in a Dynamic and Complex World (MGT 5105 / Credits: 3 )
ACT 5140
Accounting for Decision Makers (ACT 5140 / Credits: 3 )
FIN 5008*
Business Finance (FIN 5008* / Credits: 3 )
FIN 5130
Financial Management (FIN 5130 / Credits: 3 )
ISM 5150
Information Strategy for Digital Transformation (ISM 5150 / Credits: 3 )
MGT 5001
Developing Academic and Career Success (MGT 5001 / Credits: 1 )
MGT 5105
Managing Organizational Behavior in a Dynamic and Complex World (MGT 5105 / Credits: 3 )
MGT 5170
Applying Strategy for Managers (MGT 5170 / Credits: 3 )
MKT 5125
Marketing Decisions for Managers (MKT 5125 / Credits: 3 )
QNT 5000*
Foundations of Business Statistics (QNT 5000* / Credits: 3 )
QNT 5160
Analytical Modeling for Decision Making (QNT 5160 / Credits: 3 )

Business Intelligence/Analytics Major Courses (15 credits)

Major Courses Required
QNT 5471
Digital Transformation and Analytics Strategy (QNT 5471 / Credits: 3 )
QNT 5476
Data Management and Business Intelligence (QNT 5476 / Credits: 3 )
QNT 5485
Data Mining and Predictive Analytics Fundamentals (QNT 5485 / Credits: 3 )
MSIT 630
Database Systems (MSIT 630 / Credits: 3 )
MMIS 643
Data Mining (MMIS 643 / Credits: 3 )

* Course may be waived at the discretion of the department chair or designee. Waivers will only be considered when an equivalent course with a grade of C has been completed in the past 10 years.

For a full list of all course descriptions, visit

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


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Take The Next Step

The H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship graduate enrollment office is located in the Carl DeSantis Building in Suite 1115 on NSU's Fort Lauderdale-Davie campus in Davie, Florida. Click here for a map.

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