You're eager and ready to advance your business career. But first, you need to acquire the skills and experiences that will give you a competitive advantage in a crowded field of candidates.

Nova Southeastern University's One Year M.B.A. Program is designed for highly motivated professionals, like you. 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. Our curriculum will prepare you for today's and tomorrow's marketplace, so you'll be ready to handle a variety of business challenges.

Quick Facts

NSU’s One Year M.B.A. program is 30 total credits to complete and is designed to be completed in as little as 11 months.
Start Dates
Start Dates
The One Year M.B.A. program is available to start in August.
Delivery Options
Delivery Options
Classes for the One Year Master of Business Administration program are on Saturdays at our Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus.
Visit the Tuition and Fees page for more information. Discounted rates are available through our employer tuition program.
Application Deadline
Application Deadline
Fall: July 31

  1. Completed Master's Application for Admission and non-refundable $50 application fee.
  2. A bachelors degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or an equivalent degree for international applicants. Applicants who have earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution with an overall GPA of a 3.25 on a 4.00 scale or greater will be considered for admission. Applicants will be considered eligible for admission if their undergraduate GPA in the final 60 hours of their enrollment is a 3.50 or greater on a 4.00 scale.
  3. Official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended. The applicant's bachelor degree transcript must show degree conferral date in order to be evaluated for admission consideration. If graduate degree has been earned, the transcript must show degree conferral date in order to be evaluated for admission consideration.

    Electronic transcripts can be sent to or by mail at:
    Nova Southeastern University
    Enrollment Processing Services (EPS)
    Attn: H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship
    3301 College Avenue
    PO Box 299000
    Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida 33329-9905

  4. English proficiency for applicants whose native language is not English or the bachelor's degree was not completed in English they must complete one of the following approved English Proficiency Test with the required score:
    • TOEFL – 79 (iBT)
    • IELTS – 6
    • PTE – 54
    • Duolingo – 105 or higher
    • Completion and passing of ELS Level 112 Intensive Program English for Academic Purposes
  5. Writing sample of 250-500 word that includes:
    • Applicant's career goals
    • How the M.B.A. program will support those career goals
    • What is distinctive about you as an applicant
  6. Resume which should include employment history, position functions, years of service, education, and special training if appropriate
  7. Interview and additional documents may be required upon review of the committee

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.

Find Out if Your Company Participates
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NSU Alumni Tuition Discount

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

Alumni Tuition Discount Information

One Year M.B.A. Curriculum

Courses (30 credits)


(ACT 5001*
Introductory Accounting
/Credits: 3)
(ACT 5140
Accounting for Decision Makers
/Credits: 3)
(ENT 5966
Special Topics in Entrepreneurship
/Credits: 3)
(FIN 5008*
Business Finance
/Credits: 3)
(FIN 5130
Financial Management
/Credits: 3)
(ISM 5150
Information Strategy for Digital Transformation
/Credits: 3)
(MGT 5105
Managing Organizational Behavior in a Dynamic and Complex World
/Credits: 3)
(MGT 5170
Applying Strategy for Managers
/Credits: 3)
(MKT 5125
Marketing Decisions for Managers
/Credits: 3)
(QNT 5000*
Foundations of Business Statistics
/Credits: 3)
(QNT 5160
Analytical Modeling for Decision Making
/Credits: 3)
Open Elective Courses
/Credits: 6)

* 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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NSU Business Among Top Business Schools in the World

As an accredited member of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship is recognized for the highest standard of achievement for business education, earned by less than 6% of the world's schools offering business degree programs. AACSB requires schools to meet standards of excellence in areas including teaching, research, curriculum development, and student learning. Entering a program that complies with the highest accreditation standards in the world guarantees that you will learn advanced skills for high-level, long-term success in business and beyond.

Our Namesake Was A Difference Maker

H. Wayne Huizenga set success records in starting, acquiring, owning, and revolutionizing businesses like AutoNation, Blockbuster, Waste Management, and many more. He had ownership in all three major professional sports teams in Florida—the Dolphins, Marlins, and Panthers. But through it all, he lived his commitment to putting people and planet before profit. He made a difference in the way others defined wealth, success, and purpose.

Come to NSU Business to be like Wayne. Be a leader. An innovator. A good-hearted citizen who gives back to your greater community. Be whatever you want to be. But above all, like Wayne, be a Difference Maker.

The Huizenga Legacy

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