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Earn your STEM MBA

  • Efficiency – An MBA in as few as 12 months
  • Affordability – Low tuition rates
  • Convenience – No GRE/GMAT required
  • Experience – Earn industry-recognized credentials
  • Focus – STEM Designated CIP Code
  • Expertise – Instructors with real-world experience

STEM MBA Overview

At Southern New Hampshire University, our STEM MBA is a STEM CIP Code-designated degree that signals the high-level business skills that are sought by employers. As a new addition to the SNHU MBA program, this STEM-designated MBA incorporates technology skills, data analytics and the ability to apply STEM principles to business problems and functions. By completing a STEM MBA from SNHU, graduates can enter the job market prepared for careers that bridge the gap between STEM and business management.

Additionally, if you’re an international student, this program is designed to set you up for success with OPT options, including a potential 24-month extension to your post-completion OPT, allowing up to 36 months of temporary employment in the United States. This means even more time to gain work experience without the need for an H-1B visa.

See Yourself Succeed with an MBA from SNHU

With the rapid evolution of technology and information, 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 STEM MBA program enhances the skillsets you’ll need when pursuing a career path in the business world. This MBA option also ensures you’ll be learning from industry professionals who will help prepare you to pursue a STEM-focused business career here in the United States.

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

  • Affordability. SNHU is one of the most affordable private, nonprofit universities in New Hampshire.
  • Efficiency and flexibility. Complete your graduate degree on campus in 12-18 months, with 3-4 courses per 16-week term.
  • Accessible faculty. Learn from highly credentialed faculty who are experts in their fields and interact with you in the classroom, dining hall, fitness center and the stands.
  • Accreditation. Programs are accredited by multiple governing agencies, including the New England Commission of Higher Education and the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.
  • Academic heritage. Southern New Hampshire University was established in 1932 and has been offering an MBA program for more than 40 years, graduating thousands of successful business professionals.
  • Easy application. No GMAT or GRE required for admission.
  • Student support. Count on the ongoing support of dedicated academic and career advisors specialized in your area of study.
  • Networking. Seek tips and career opportunities from a nationwide network that includes successful alumni within such companies as Liberty Mutual Insurance, Fidelity Investments, U.S. Departments of Defense and Armed Forces, State Street Corporation, IBM, AT&T, General Dynamics, Verizon, United Healthcare, Boston Scientific, Pfizer, Oracle and more.
  • Supportive community. Join the SNHU campus community of students who are closely connected with faculty and staff committed to your success.

Admission Requirements

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 term starts in August, January, and May. 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.

Career Outlook

For domestic and international students alike, the demand for STEM-trained graduates is projected to increase over the next five years. Expertise in this industry is in high demand. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, STEM-related jobs will grow 10.8% by 2030 with an average median wage of $95,420. Employees with a master's degree earn 18% more on average than those with only a bachelor's degree, according to the BLS.

Additionally, as the demand for STEM jobs continues to grow, so does the demand for candidates with both business and STEM-oriented experience. An MBA degree with a STEM designation will uniquely prepare you for traditional business-oriented careers as well as management careers in technology, analytics or any other data-driven sector of the economy. After earning this degree, you could pursue roles in data analytics, auditing, risk management, computer information systems, project management, operations and more.


The curriculum for our STEM MBA consists of graduate-level courses which will help prepare you to succeed in the world of STEM. Due to its STEM-designated CIP code, the curriculum could be especially appealing to international students looking to pursue STEM-focused career paths.

Graduate Tuition

Earning your degree is a smart choice to advance your career, and investing in an affordable program increases your ROI. We keep our costs low to remove barriers between you 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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