Earn the graduate degree that gives you the expertise and freedom to move across industries, locations and departments: a Master of Business Administration. Southern New Hampshire University is proud to offer an MBA specifically built for today's business needs. This high-quality degree program, which is offered during the day on our campus in Manchester, is one of the most affordable MBAs in the nation and can be completed in just over a year for students with a background in Business.
SNHU takes pride in providing you the best level of support, whether you're looking to enhance your current career, improve your ability to switch careers or ensure the success of your own business. Our MBA coursework by design is readily applicable to your real-world challenges. Develop projects that serve your business needs while simultaneously becoming a stronger, more capable leader.
In addition to full-time day classes, you can choose to take your MBA core courses during evening hours on campus. If interested in the evening program or the 100% online MBA, learn more at our online MBA page.
Looking for a specialized MBA to help you stand out in a competitive marketplace? Consider one of the following concentrations:
Delves into the three major areas of business analytics: descriptive analytics, predictive analytics and prescriptive analytics. You’ll learn how to collect and interpret business data in a spreadsheet environment, communicate findings to stakeholders and execute strategic business decisions. Upon completion of this specialty track, you’ll develop skills that can help prepare you for roles as a management analyst, operations research analyst and budget analyst.
Exposes students to the contemporary challenges of capital markets, investments and corporate finance. You'll examine topics related to commercial banking, short-term financing, financial risk management and portfolio structure. Upon graduating, you’ll be prepared for a number of cross-industry career tracks, including commercial and investment banking, financial analysis and management analysis.
Examines the opportunities and risks of today's highly competitive – and globally driven – economy. You'll develop strategies for evaluating and managing global business organizations, personnel and foreign-market expansion in various cultural, economic, political and legal environments. Graduates may pursue roles in domestic and multinational organizations, armed with a business perspective that can help them navigate through various markets.
Operations & Supply Chain Management
Explores transportation planning, inventory control, warehouse management, development of customer service standards and procurement in the design and operation of supply and distribution systems. Using real-world scenarios, you’ll also see how technologies play into these processes. This specialized track can help prepare you for roles in operations management, production management and supply chain management.
Analyzes effective managerial processes including the initiation, planning, execution and successful completion of a project. You’ll cover topics including project scope, timing, cost, quality, risk, resources, communications and best practices to manage stakeholder expectations. You’ll may also take a course that helps prepare you for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam – enhancing your marketability in the workforce.
Not available for international students.
Today's business environment requires professionals to adapt to change on the fly, assess resource constraints strategically and provide solutions to complex problems. SNHU's MBA program furnishes you with the specific knowledge base and skillsets you'll need to succeed in a modern business career. You'll learn from experienced faculty and interact with a diverse student body, sharpening your ability to connect with people as a result. You'll also consider an increasingly global business environment while working to formulate your own business plan, better equipping you to compete and excel.
A Master of Business Administration degree from SNHU enables you to help reshape corporations, create sustainability in small businesses and take your rightful place in today's market as an up-and-coming entrepreneur or business leader. Furthermore, our MBA offers you the flexibility to tailor your program around your interests through the concentrations.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your MBA at SNHU include:
SNHU requires an undergraduate Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.75 (or equivalent) for admission. If you are an international student in need of a visa to study on campus, please see our international admission requirements.
Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our three 16-week graduate terms. You can apply at any time and get a decision within two weeks of submitting all required materials. To apply, simply complete our online application form.
Employees with a master's degree earn 18% more on average than those with only a bachelor's degree, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are also significantly less likely to be unemployed.
A Master of Business Administration is the most sought-after standard of graduate-level degrees. It provides you with greater flexibility to transition across departments and industries due to the academic diversity of subjects studied. MBAs are increasingly in high demand across multiple industries, including financial services, science and technology, healthcare, trade and manufacturing. There is also a significant uptake in demand for MBAs within small business firms and startups.
Professionals who obtain this degree often describe the accomplishment as highly rewarding - personally, professionally and financially. Simply put, an MBA is worth the investment.
SNHU's MBA provides the flexibility to customize your program with courses that focus on specific subjects of interest. You can choose to take either elective courses or a concentration to complete your 12-course program. Those with non-business academic backgrounds may be required to take foundation courses. Students requiring foundation courses often choose the elective option because it provides the added flexibility of using some foundation courses to also fulfill elective requirements.
SNHU MBA students can also pursue a graduate certificate beyond the standard degree program, which allows you to list another significant credential on your resume with minimal additional coursework (typically at a reduced credit load, depending on the electives selected).
This is an applied course, which will provide students with the mathematical knowledge and skills that underlie many courses offered in the school of business. Students will learn the fundamental concepts and methods of linear algebra, mathematical functions, differential calculus and statistics and their applications to business. They will also sharpen their quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills that are so important for success in the world of business today.
This course is intended to provide the student with a concisely focused yet rigorous introduction to both micro- and macroeconomic theory needed at the foundational level of a graduate degree program. Some of the topics to be addressed include: market behavior; demand theory and related elasticity concepts; production and cost theory; managerial decision-making in perfectly competitive and imperfectly competitive markets; GDP determination; unemployment and inflation; and fiscal and monetary policy.
This course emphasizes the creation and interpretation of financial statements critical to an understanding of today's economy. Various financial topics related to financial statements are covered. Income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements are explored in-depth giving students an appreciation of how these statements are prepared and the standard accounting rules that apply to their creation.
This course provides a survey of the legal environment of business by looking at legal issues and regulations in a business context. The students assess the impact of business law on organizational decision making for informing strategic legal decisions. The course covers employment law, contracts, tort and product liability, internet law as well as other legal issues affecting the business environment. The students also assess the legal and ethical implications of US companies doing business abroad.
This course is a study of individuals and groups and their interaction. Students examine theories of motivation, communication, leadership, power and change with practical relation to contemporary issues. They also study organizations for key design variables and reward systems aimed at improved performance and organizational efficiency through employee motivational programs, participative management and cooperative decision making.
Total Credits: 36
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