Nova Southeastern University Online Master of Business Administration 

Why Nova Southeastern University? 

Located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Nova Southeastern is a large private research university. Its online Master of Business Administration degree program has no prerequisites, but applicants should hold an undergraduate degree with at least a 2.8 GPA. 

All aspects of an application, including the applicant’s history, academic performance, and professional experience, are considered before making a final decision. There is no need for SAT or ACT scores. Applicants must have earned a Bachelor’s degree in any field from a recognized institution. The H. Wayne Huizenga College of Commerce at the institution is in charge of the program.

Program Snapshot

University Name Nova Southeastern University
Location Fort Lauderdale
State FL Grade A-
Name of Degree Master of Business Administration
School or Department Administering Program H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business
Credits 49
Cost per credit 1203
Tuition for Entire Program $58,947.00
Test Requirements none
Minimum GPA 2.8
Prerequisite Courses and Skills none
Campus Visit Required? no
Typical Time to Complete 11 months
When Can Students Start the Program? August, October, January, March, May
Program Concentrations none
Synchronous classes no
Required Courses
  • Introductory Accounting* 
  • Business Finance* 
  • Foundations of Business Statistics* 
  • Developing Academic and Career Success** 
  • Managing Organizational Behavior in a Dynamic and Complex World 
  • Marketing Decisions for Managers 
  • Financial Management 
  • Accounting for Decision Makers 
  • Information Strategy for Digital Transformation 
  • Analytical Modeling for Decision Making 
  • Applying Strategy for Managers (capstone)
Does the Program Include a Capstone? yes
Does the program include a practicum or internship? no
Other Features that Make the Program Unique connections to thriving Florida economy; affordability; global community; many online programs
Program Description The curriculum of this 49-credit program emphasizes global relationships and is embedded in the Florida business community. Over an accelerated 11 months of coursework, students complete a generalist program with no practicum or internship.   


What will I Learn?

In this generalist curriculum, foundation courses include Introductory Accounting, Business Finance, and Foundations of Business Statistics. Students must also take a compulsory general orientation course entitled Developing Academic and Career Success.

Students them jump into the roles responsibilities of managers in Managing Organizational Behavior in a Dynamic and Complex World, Marketing Decisions for Managers, and Analytical Modeling for Decision Making. Evidence-based approaches to management are the key to courses in Financial Management, Accounting for Decision Makers, and Information Strategy for Digital Transformation.

Students bring together their learning and apply it real-world problems in the capstone course Applying Strategy for Managers.

No concentrations are offered.

How much will the program cost?

Students finish their degree within 11 months and pay $1203 per credit for a total of 49 credits, or just under $59,000.00 for the entire degree.

How does the program fit into my life?

The asynchronous nature of this program lends itself to adaptability and acceleration. Students choose when and were to complete course requirements each week, and build community through online discussion and one-on-one interactions with instructors and peers. Most students complete their requirements within 11 months.

Students can begin the program in August, October, January, March or May of each year. 


Offering numerous online programs in addition to the online MBA, Nova Southeastern University prides itself on serving the needs of non-traditional students, particularly working students and those in the military. Business students will benefits from the university’s connections to the thriving Florida economy, and its commitment to building links with the global business context. The program is affordable and accessible.