This certificate is embedded in the Business Administration, B.B.A. program.
The certificate in Business Analytics introduces students to the fundamental tools of business analytics. This program prepares students to utilize these tools in making informed decisions in their workplaces. The curriculum develops the student’s ability to work effectively with technicians, system users, and managerial decision-makers; to become mentally disciplined and to communicate data and ideas graphically, orally, and in writing.
At least 25 percent of the coursework applied to this embedded certificate must be satisfactorily completed at NSU.
Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of organizing data and choosing analysis techniques for management applications.
Demonstrate competence in operating and utilizing data visualization techniques.
Solve a problem using appropriate decision analysis techniques.
Write queries for extracting data from databases.
Admission into the certificate program is open to any student currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at NSU. People who are only interested in earning the certificate, but are not currently enrolled at NSU, can apply through the NSU Admissions office to be admitted for the purpose of pursuing the certificate.
Courses in the certificate program may require prerequisites. For students who do not have the required prerequisites, transcripts and work experience will be examined by the Department Chair and course instructors to determine whether prerequisites may be waived and/or prior learning credit be given in lieu of specific prerequisites.
The following prerequisite courses are completed as part of General Education degree requirements or as part of the B.B.A. core.
Complete the following prerequisite courses with a minimum grade of C.