If you're an entrepreneur at heart, Southern New Hampshire University’s online Bachelor of Science in Business Studies with a concentration in Small Business Management is the degree program for you. The small business management courses that make up this program are taught by experienced faculty who understand how to prepare you for success as an entrepreneur or manager for a small business.
The curriculum for the small business management degree online program stresses the application of business principles to real-world small business practice. This degree program is transfer-friendly, making it ideal for adults who wish to transfer college credits, switch fields of study, or supplement a specialized or technical background or degree with a bachelor's in business.
By combining general business and small business management courses into the curriculum, the BS in Business Studies – Small Business Management degree online teaches you how to apply accounting, finance, human resources, management and marketing concepts to small businesses. You’ll gain a solid foundation in proven business principles and strategies.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning BS in Business Studies online include:
Small business is the lifeblood of the American economy and a significant generator of employment, creating more than 64 percent of new jobs, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. With SNHU’s BS in Business Studies – Small Business Management degree online, you’ll gain the essential business knowledge you need to start or successfully manage a small business, including budgeting, funding, business law, entrepreneurship and business plan preparation.
The small business management curriculum stresses the application of business principles to real-world small business practice. Courses are taught by instructors with professional credentials and experience in their field.
The study begun in Business Law I continues as the topics of commercial paper, real and personal property, creditors' rights and bankruptcy, agency, business organizations, estate planning and government regulation of business are explored.
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.
The problems involved in starting and operating a successful small business, selecting the location, determining how to borrow money, budgeting and credit are discussed. Junior standing or permission of instructor.
This course focuses on the factors that contribute to the personal success of entrepreneurs and affect successful entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship is also studied. Case studies, contemporary readings and simulations are used. International considerations are included. Offered every year.
Students will prepare, either individually or in teams, a comprehensive business plan for a new venture. Junior standing or permission of instructor.
OL - two (2) Organizational Leadership courses at the 300+ level (except OL 490) Minimum Credits: 6
Free Elective Credits: 24
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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