Unlock New Solutions to Data-Driven Problems

The data analytics certificate program at the College of Computing and Engineering (CCE) focuses on the key elements and develops skills in data analytics including, database management, data warehousing, data mining, data visualization, forecasting and predictive modeling. This program incorporates creativity, vision, strategic planning, and technology for analytics and decision making applicable to complex, real-world problems and organizations.

Students take 12 credits covering the fundamentals of programming, data structures, and algorithms, database systems, data warehousing, mining, and analytics.

Admission Requirements

  • Online application
  • $50 application fee (nonrefundable)
  • An earned bachelor’s degree with a GPA of at least 2.5 from a regionally accredited institution and with an appropriate major
  • Sealed official transcripts from all institutions attended
  • A résumé
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International students should visit computing.nova.edu/admissions for additional requirements.

Why Earn Your Data Analytics Certificate at NSU?

Quick Facts


The data analytics certificate program is 12 total credits to complete. Full-time students can earn the degree in as little as 3 months. Working professionals can earn the degree in 6 months.

Start Dates

Classes for the program begin in August, January, and May.

Delivery Options

Classes for the data analytics certificate program are offered online or at our Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus.


Visit the Tuition and Fees page for more information.
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Career Opportunities

  • Data Scientist
  • Data Analyst
  • Research Data Scientist
  • Big Data Specialist
  • Operations Analyst
  • Analytics Manager
  • IT Systems Analyst

Data Analytics Certificate Curriculum

Program Sheet
12 Total Credits
MSIT 630
Database Systems (MSIT 630 / Credits: 3 )
MMIS 671
Data Analytics (MMIS 671 / Credits: 3 )
MMIS 642
Data Warehousing (MMIS 642 / Credits: 3 )
MMIS 643
Data Mining (MMIS 643 / Credits: 3 )

Take The Next Step

The College of Computing and Engineering graduate enrollment office is located on the fourth floor in the Carl DeSantis Building on NSU's Fort Lauderdale-Davie campus in Davie, Florida. Click here for a map.

Phone: (954) 262-2031 or Toll-Free: (800) 986-2247 ext. 22031

Email: computing@nova.edu

Schedule an Appointment

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.