Supervisory skills and managerial techniques are at the core of the solid business education that Southern New Hampshire University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program delivers. The online business administration degree focuses on developing professionals who can apply proven leadership skills in a variety of career roles. Businesses of all sizes in every industry seek employees with business degrees for entry- and mid-level management and supervisory positions.
As a student in the online BS in Business Administration program, you’ll gain knowledge and employer-desired skill sets in accounting, business law, human resource management, marketing and leadership. You can choose the BS in Business Administration alone or elect a concentration in healthcare administration, human resource management, nonprofit management, organizational leadership or small business management.
The online BS in Business Administration program was developed in cooperation with business professionals to provide the expertise you need to succeed in today's workplace. The program combines management courses and a broad business education in areas such as accounting, human resources and marketing. You'll learn how to:
Interpret business and societal trends in their historical, political, economic, financial, social, cultural, geopolitical and technological context for the purpose of leading a business unit
Apply cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity designed to facilitate the creation of shared values, attitudes and beliefs
Apply social and emotional awareness for the purpose of fostering shared leadership, group processes and organizational learning
Integrate ethical principles and core personal values into business decision making
Employ change management theories and concepts in various organizational contexts
Southern New Hampshire University, founded in 1932, has a more than 80-year history of graduating successful business professionals. As a private, nonprofit institution, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your online business administration degree from SNHU include:
The bachelor's in business administration program prepares graduates for a wide range of career options. There's a tremendous need in the marketplace for professionals who know how to manage the resources of an organization or business in an effective manner.
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 13 percent through 2022. Trained leaders, such as those who have graduated with a bachelor’s in business administration, should see steady demand for their skills.
The online business administration degree curriculum covers topics such as accounting, business law, finance, human resource management, management and organizational behavior.
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.
Free Elective Credits: 18
Total Credits: 120
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30 percent tuition discount for active-duty service members and their spouses.
*Tuition rates are subject to change. Changes are generally implemented in June each year.
Additional Costs Books (course by course).
Students are responsible for providing their own internet access.
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