Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Organizational Leadership program develop effective management tools for survival, growth, increased productivity and conflict management in the complex and volatile business environment of today and the future. The program incorporates a global perspective and emphasizes the development and understanding of leadership skills, group and intergroup dynamics, organizational structure, design, change, culture and power.
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.
Learn about the business world from expert faculty who bring real-world experiences and business applications into the classroom. 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. Already working in the real world? SNHU gives you the flexibility of earning your degree on campus, on location or online.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of majoring in Business Administration include:
Put your course study into practice with internships that give you valuable hands-on business experience. SNHU faculty, alumni and our career development staff can help connect you with experiential learning opportunities that prepare you to enter the business world. Our competency-based business curricula includes coursework and field experiences that help prepare for management roles in a variety of industries – including marketing, healthcare, engineering, finance, IT and beyond.
Management salaries are also among the highest in the nation. In May 2017, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported an annual median wage of $102,590.*
Thank you for your interest in Southern New Hampshire University’s Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration.
There's a tremendous need in the marketplace for professionals who know how to effectively utilize the resources of an organization or business in an effective manner. The Organizational Leadership Department prides itself in helping a student learn about the leadership skills that they possess within themselves and apply those skills in the working environment.
What makes our program distinct is that it was developed in collaboration with professionals who apply these skills daily within the workplace — some of whom will also teach our courses.
SNHU was also recognized for the third consecutive year as a "Best of Business" award winner for its Online and MBA programs. We’re extremely proud of these accomplishments.
A SNHU business administration major with a concentration in organizational leadership focuses on building crucial skills in today's dynamic business environment. Students will explore key aspects of ethical and legal leadership, including strategies for managing organizational change, business law and social environment of business.
SNHU's bachelor's in organizational leadership 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.
The study begun in Business Law I continues as the topics of commercial paper, real and personal property, creditors' rights and bankruptcy, agency, business organizations, estate planning and government regulation of business are explored.
This course is designed to examine the fundamentals and principles of management in order to develop an understanding of management in any formal organization. Special attention is paid to planning and decision-making. International management is also covered. Writing Intensive Course.
This course focuses on the effective management of human resources during the process of change. It emphasizes change management as a tool for survival, growth, increased productivity and conflict management in the complex and volatile business environment of today and the future. Change in an international environment also is discussed. Team intensive course.
This course examines leadership as an inter-personal and intra-organizational phenomenon with an emphasis on student leadership development. It includes leadership assessment, leadership development, the leadership process, the contagious nature of leadership, leadership and productivity, motivation, and effective leadership styles and theories. An international perspective is included. Current readings, research, simulations and exercises are used. Team intensive course.
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.
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