An SNHU business administration major can lead to a world of career opportunities in today's dynamic business environment. Manage a retail store or corporate office. Lead a nonprofit agency or healthcare organization. Oversee a government agency or manufacturing firm. Run your own company or a franchise. The possibilities are endless.
The BS in Business Administration was developed in cooperation with business professionals to provide the skills you need to succeed in today's economy. This undergraduate major combines management courses and a broad business education in areas such as accounting, human resources and marketing. You can follow the general track, or select the concentration that most interests you:
Develop your business knowledge, understand your social and ethical values, and gain an international perspective. Use cutting-edge technology and hone your critical-thinking and problem-solving skills while learning to be an effective leader. Already working in the real world? Our competency-based business curricula includes coursework and field experiences that help you gain valuable career skills such as:
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of majoring in business administration at SNHU include:
Put your course study into practice with internships that give you valuable hands-on business experience. SNHU faculty, alumni and our career development staff can help connect you with experiential learning opportunities that prepare you to enter the business world. Being a business administration major at SNHU means you’ll be doing much more than attending class. You’ll be getting hands-on experience and guidance from seasoned professionals.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for all human resources, training and labor relations managers and specialist occupations is expected to grow by 7 percent to 13 percent through 2022. Trained leaders, such as those who have graduated with an undergraduate business administration degree, should see a growing demand for their skills.
Gain a solid background in leadership, communication, accounting, behavioral dynamics and quantitative analysis as a business administration major at Southern New Hampshire University.
Free elective Credits: 18
This course examines the fundamentals of policies and administration. Major tasks of procedures and developing, maintaining and utilizing an effective team are studied. Students are introduced to international human resource management. Offered every semester.
This course is designed to examine the fundamentals and principles of management in order to develop an understanding of management in any formal organization. Special attention is paid to planning and decision-making. International management is also covered. Offered every semester. Writing Intensive Course.
This course examines the interrelationships among business, government and society and how these relationships evolve over time and shape our world. Through the use of readings, cases, and class discussions, students will examine a variety of important topics impacting the global business environment, including business power, corporate social responsibility, business ethics, regulation, multinational corporations, globalization, pollution and environmental quality. A key focus is on the historical origins of the tensions amongst wealth, virtue, and business and society in developed and developing nations and economies. Global marker. Junior standing or permission of instructor.
This course focuses on the primary factors that influence behavior in organizations. Emphasis is placed on leadership, group dynamics, inter- group dynamics, organizational structure and design, change, culture, power and politics, environment and technology and organizational behavior in an international context. Offered every year. Writing and team intensive course. Junior standing or permission of instructor.
You also have the option of earning your bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in just three years through our innovative Degree in Three program. Combining traditional classroom studies with unique out-of-classroom learning experiences, Degree in Three lets you:
An education from Southern New Hampshire University is a smart investment for your future. It's an affordable investment, too. We believe that college should change your life, not break the bank. That's why more than 90 percent of our students receive some form of financial aid, and students who qualify could receive up to $20,000 in grants and scholarships. (This scholarship amount is only for students who do not need a visa to study in the U.S.)
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges as well as several other accrediting bodies. More...
This program is accredited by both NEASC and ACBSP.