An SNHU business administration major can lead to a world of career opportunities in today's dynamic business environment. Manage a retail store or corporate office. Lead a nonprofit agency or healthcare organization. Oversee a government agency or manufacturing firm. Run your own company or a franchise. The possibilities are endless.
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration was developed in cooperation with business professionals to provide the skills you need to succeed in today's economy. This undergraduate major combines management courses and a broad business education in areas such as accounting, human resources and marketing.
You can follow the general track - or you can create additional opportunities for yourself by specializing your skill set with one of our concentrations.
Degree in Three: Save time and tuition through our innovative Degree in Three program. Earn your bachelor's degree in 3 years - with no weekend, summer or evening courses required - and gain real world experience that employers want to see. You'll also have the option of using your fourth year to pursue a master's or MBA.
Develop your business knowledge, understand your social and ethical values, and gain an international perspective. Use cutting-edge technology and hone your critical-thinking and problem-solving skills while learning to be an effective leader. Our business curricula includes coursework and field experiences that help you gain valuable career skills such as:
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of majoring in business administration at SNHU include:
As an SNHU business administration major, your program is much more than the classes you take. You'll receive hands-on experience and guidance from seasoned professionals: Our faculty, alumni and career services team can help connect you with opportunities that prepare you to enter the workplace.
Business and financial occupations are projected to grow 10% through 2026 – faster than the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.* Earning your bachelor’s degree in business can help create demand for your skill set throughout your career.
The general-track curriculum for our BS in Business Administration allows you to gain a well-rounded background in leadership, communication, accounting, behavioral dynamics and quantitative analysis as a business administration major at Southern New Hampshire University.
SNHU's bachelor's in business administration program includes:
General Education Program
Our programs are designed to equip you with the skills and insights you need to move forward. In recent years, employers have stressed the need for graduates with higher order skills - the skills that go beyond technical knowledge - such as:
All undergraduate students are required to take general education classes. Through foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for.
Business Core Program
Programs in the School of Business require learners to complete the business core program, which includes a variety of business-specific courses. This program focuses on 10 core competencies to prepare you for success wherever you go.
Total Credits: 120
Our Manchester campus aims to keep tuition and related costs low for our students so that you can pursue your degree and your goals. More than 90% of our students receive some form of financial aid, and students who qualify could receive up to $20,000 in grants and scholarships.
Southern New Hampshire University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education as well as several other accrediting bodies.
This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Student achievement data can be found on College Navigator.
*All concentrations associated with the program are also accredited through ACBSP.