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Undergraduate Major  Business Administration Finance

Learn Financial Management Skills as a Business Administration and Finance Major

Understanding the nuances of business finance is important for companies across many industries. Corporations seek employees who understand the complexity of economic activity and the demand for all firms to take a bottom-line, financial perspective.

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance helps students develop the analytical and quantitative skills necessary for corporate and individual financial management. Graduates may pursue jobs in various financial organizations - including banks and insurance companies - as well as roles in the private and public sectors.

 

See Yourself Succeed in Finance

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance has been developed with business professionals to ensure students learn real-world applicable business concepts.

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

  • Supportive community. Join the SNHU campus community of students who are closely connected with faculty and staff dedicated to your success.
  • Affordability. SNHU is one of the most affordable private, nonprofit universities in New Hampshire, and students who qualify could receive up to $20,000 in grants and scholarships. (This scholarship amount is only for students who do not need a visa to study in the U.S.)
  • Innovative programs. Study abroad at little or no extra cost.
  • Accessible faculty. Learn from highly credentialed faculty members who are experts in their fields and interact with you in the classroom, dining hall, fitness center, and anywhere else you need them.
  • 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, Division II athletics, and fun events on our 300-acre campus in Manchester, N.H., named a "Best Place to Live" by Money magazine.

Internships & Outcomes

A business finance major from SNHU will help students think about corporate finance in a global setting. This will help prepare them for a number of internships and jobs, many of which are likely to grow in the coming years.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts employment opportunities for financial analysts will increase 11% through 2026.* Jobs for financial managers are also expected to grow 19% through 2026.*

Curriculum

This business finance program will help students analyze various types of financial information to make informed corporate and personal financial decisions. Material covered will include fundamentals of investing, financial market analysis, multinational corporate finance and more.

Courses To Prepare You For Your Career

SNHU's bachelor's in finance program includes:

  • General education
  • Business core
  • Degree-specific courses

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:

  • Writing
  • Communication
  • Analysis
  • Problem solving

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.

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Campus Undergraduate Costs

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.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, on the Internet, at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/financial-analysts.htm and https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/financial-managers.htm (viewed online April 9, 2018). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.