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Campus-Based Undergraduate Major Business Administration (AS)

Jumpstart Your Career as a Business Administration Major at SNHU

Get the business training you'll need to enter the job market with confidence. Learn about human resources, economics, management and other key elements to business success. Do it all as a business administration major in SNHU's associate of science program. One of the most affordable business administration degrees in New England, the Associate of Science in Business Administration provides an excellent grounding in business fundamentals and a valuable first step toward a bachelor's degree in business.

See Yourself Succeed in Business

SNHU's AS in Business Administration introduces you to core business disciplines such as marketing, accounting, business law and information technology.

Founded in 1932, Southern New Hampshire University is located on 300 acres along the banks of the Merrimack River in Manchester.

As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your associate degree in business administration at SNHU include:

  • Supportive community. Join the SNHU campus community of students who are closely connected with faculty and staff dedicated to your success.
  • Affordability. It’s our mission to make higher education more accessible. That’s why, SNHU is one of the most affordable private, nonprofit universities in New Hampshire. 
  • Accessible faculty. Learn from highly credentialed faculty who have industry experience and are experts in their fields and interact with you in the classroom, dining hall, fitness center and the stands.
  • Opportunity. Tap into our nationwide network of alumni and strong connections with employers for internship and career opportunities.
  • Campus experience. Enjoy more than 50 student clubs, champion Division II athletics and fun events on our 300-acre campus in Manchester, NH.

Internships & Outcomes

As a business administration major in SNHU's associate degree program, you'll receive a solid foundation in business principles and practices to prepare you for entry-level positions.

An associate degree can make a big difference in your life. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of 2021, workers with an associate degree had median weekly earnings of $963, compared to $809 with a high school diploma.1


SNHU's Associate in Business Administration is a 60-credit-hour program, with 10 courses covering a range of subjects from financial accounting to human resource management to marketing strategies.

The AS coursework establishes a foundation in business and general education that can open new doors to graduating students.

SNHU provides cloud-based virtual environments in some courses to give you access to the technology you need for your degree – and your career. Learn more about our virtual environments.

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Campus Undergraduate Tuition

Our Manchester campus aims to keep tuition and related costs low for our students so that you can pursue your degree and your goals.

University Accreditation

Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) as well as several other accrediting bodies.

This program and its concentrations are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Student achievement data can be found on College Navigator.

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