Online BS Business Administration Degree

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Become a Leader with an Online Business Administration Degree

Supervisory skills and managerial techniques are at the core of the solid business education that SNHU's Business Administration Online Degree delivers. The BS Business Administration Degree focuses on developing skilled 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 Business Administration Online Degree program, you will develop knowledge and employer-desired skills in accounting, business law, human resource management, marketing and leadership.

Why a Business Administration Degree Online?

The online BS Business Administration Degree program was developed in cooperation with business professionals to provide the skills you need to succeed in today's workplace. The BS in Business Administration combines management courses and a broad business education in areas such as accounting, human resources and marketing. Students select the concentration that most interests them:

Benefits of an Online Degree in Business Administration at SNHU

As a private, affordable, nonprofit, accredited university, SNHU focuses on ensuring you have the necessary skills to succeed. Whether you enroll in the BS Business Administration Online Degree program online or at any of our five regional campuses, you will benefit from an SNHU education:

  • Quality education at one of the most affordable tuition rates available.
  • 24/7/365 access to class – attend when it is most convenient for you.
  • High-quality instruction from business faculty with a wealth of real-world business expertise.
  • Choose how you want to learn: online, campus-based or a combination.

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Employment Opportunities

The industry is very broadly defined for graduates of the Business Administration Online Degree, presenting a wide range of career options. There is a tremendous need in the marketplace for professionals who know how to effectively utilize 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 by 21 percent between 2010 and 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations. Trained leaders, such as those who have graduated with an online BS Business Administration Degree, should see a growing demand for their skills.

Transfer of Credit

If you’re a student who wants to transfer to SNHU or if you simply want to finish what you’ve started, we try to make transferring as easy as possible. We’ll accept up to 90 transferred academic credits and automatically complete an official credit evaluation as part of the application review process.

The industry is very broadly defined for business administration majors, and graduates have a wide range of career options. Businesses of all sizes and types seek employees with degrees in business administration to move into entry-level and mid-level managerial and supervisory positions.

When students combine their business administration major with a minor in another business discipline, they add to their already solid managerial base and further enhance their employment opportunities.

Required Core Courses

Business Administration (BS) Online Major Courses

OL-211: Human Resource Management
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.
OL-215: Principles of Management
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.
UC: ENG-10, ENG-120, ENG-121H or ENG-200; ADB-125
OL-326: Social Environment of Business
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.
OL-342: Organizational Behavior
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.
ADB-125 or OL-125 Junior prereg status

OL ELE - Students may select four (4) 300 or 400-level Organizational Leadership electives
*BUS-307 may count as a 300-level OL elective in the Major Courses if not taken as part of a concentration area
ECO/FIN - Students may select one Economics or Finance elective

Free Elective Credits: 18

Total Credits: 120

SNHU's online degree programs meet the needs of today's students while ensuring educational quality and real-world applicability. Contact us to learn more about the SNHU difference.

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