Graduate a step ahead of your peers and stay on track to a brighter future. The Business Innovation Academy lets you earn your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in just four years. With access to premier scholarships and funding to start your own business, you can learn how to build and grow businesses that are Best for Our World™. 

What Can You Earn at the
Huizenga Business Innovation Academy?

2 Degrees in 4 Years

Earn Both Your Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Only Four Years

$21,000 Scholarship

Receive $21K for 3 Years and then a 20% Discount on the M.B.A.*

A Broad Network

Real-World Experience Helps You Build Business Connections

$20,000 Investment

Receive Up to $20K to Invest in Your Business Venture Upon Graduation

*This scholarship is not stackable to any additional major institutional awards (Presidents, Presidents Premier, Dean's) and it is not amendable in terms of directed allocations. 

Why Apply to the Business Innovation Academy?

The Business Innovation Academy has given me great opportunities to get hands-on experience and network.

Wilenca Joseph | Junior, Entrepreneurship Major

Become a Difference Maker with the skills and connections to thrive in a competitive business market. Get there even faster when you earn your bachelor’s and your M.B.A. in four years through the Huizenga Business Innovation Academy.

Start Your Own Business

When you graduate from the Huizenga Business Innovation Academy with your M.B.A., you will have the opportunity to apply for up to $20,000 in seed funding from NSU to start your own business. That means not only will you have the skills and experience to successfully run a business—you’ll have the funding to make your dreams a reality.

But don’t just do it for the paycheck. Do it for the payoff. Become a Difference Maker at NSU Business by learning from a program that develops multifaceted, business leaders conscious of the need to have a positive impact on people, planet, and profit.

To make sure you’re set up for success, you will be required to major in a business discipline for your undergraduate degree if you’re accepted in the academy.

Explore Business Degrees

Check Out Our State-of-the-Art Student Maker Space

Join a Family of Change Agents –
Not a Bad Network to Have

The part of HBIA that I like the most is the structure of my classes. Getting a masters and bachelors in four years is unheard of. Another aspect that I enjoy is the networking that I pursue while at distinguished lectures, guest speakers, etc.

Cameron Bissitt, Sophomore Entrepreneurship Major
Huizenga Business Innovation Academy students on laptops
students in Shark Cage kitchen

Make connections that last a lifetime.

In addition to the perks of being a student in the academy, you’ll also benefit from co-curricular activities that develop leadership skills such as:

Dates and Deadlines

November 1

Early Decision & Early Action Admission

February 1

Regular Decision Admission 

February 1

Premier Programs

Learn from Business Experts.

Learn to be an agile and adaptable business leader from faculty who already are. Get hands-on, practical experience, with plenty of internship and experiential learning opportunities with an NSU corporate partner, entrepreneur or business advisory board member. You’ll also run your own student business during a special summer boot camp. Build your resume and your professional network—make a difference with the NSU Edge.

Meet Our Faculty

Finance Student working with his professor

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.

Ready for the Next Step?

Here’s how to apply.

After you’ve decided which Dual Admission program interests you, applying is as easy as 1-2-3.

You can also apply for our other Premier Programs with your supplemental application:

  • The Fischler Academy of Education
  • Huizenga Business Innovation Academy
  • Razor’s Edge Scholars

If you have questions, an admissions counselor is available to help. They can answer any questions you have and get you started on the application process when you’re ready.

Connect with an Admissions Counselor 

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Apply for Undergraduate Admission

You can use the Shark Select Application to apply to Nova Southeastern University.

Submit a Supplemental Application

Complete the supplemental Premier Program Application.

Interview During Shark Preview

If you’re admitted to NSU and submit the supplemental application, you will be invited via email to choose which Shark Preview Weekend works for your schedule.

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