Supervisory skills and management techniques are at the core of the solid business education that Southern New Hampshire University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program delivers. With a focus on developing management professionals who can apply proven leadership skills in a variety of career roles, the online business administration degree offers real-world learning opportunities like case studies, business simulations, field experiences and organizational consultancy projects.
Why earn a business administration degree at SNHU?
You can choose the bachelor's degree in business administration alone or elect one of over a dozen concentrations.
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program was developed in cooperation with business professionals to provide the expertise you need to succeed in today's workplace. Whatever your work experience, age or education level, an online business degree can help get you where you want to go. The program combines business management courses and a broad business education in areas such as accounting, human resources and marketing.
Southern New Hampshire University, founded in 1932, has a more than 85-year history of graduating successful business professionals. As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your online business administration degree at SNHU include:
The bachelor's in business administration program prepares graduates for a wide range of career options. There's a tremendous need in the marketplace for professionals who know how to manage the resources of an organization or business in an effective manner.
When you complete this bachelor's degree, you'll have earned vital competencies that can be applied to your personal and professional life, including communications and critical thinking skills as well as economics, finance and organizational leadership. You'll also gain a solid foundation in the principles of information technology, analytical skills, legal and ethical issues, behavioral dynamics and quantitative analysis.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for all business and financial occupations is expected to grow 10% through 2026.* Trained leaders, such as those who have graduated with a bachelor's in business administration, should see steady demand for their business management skills.
The curriculum for our online business degrees prepares SNHU graduates for the workforce - as do our career services, learning resources and support services. SNHU's programs offer a variety of courses that provide you with a well-rounded foundation, in some cases featuring experiential learning opportunities like simulations and internships.
Choose to complete the general BS in Business Administration to gain a broad understanding of business and management principles, or opt for a concentration to specialize your skill set. Students unsure about a concentration area may choose to add one after enrollment.
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.
Financial Accounting establishes the rules and regulations for preparing accounting information used by internal and external sources to evaluate the financial health of an organization. This course will develop the student's ability to interpret financial accounting information, to communicate this information and to understand the accounting system that produces this information.
Managerial Accounting will explore the financial impact of alternative business decisions and the financial benefits of new business practices. After completing this course, the student will understand how accounting and other productivity information can be used to assess the past and improve the future performance of a business by giving managers essential information they need to make more informed decisions.
This course is designed to survey the corporate finance discipline, examine the financial management of corporations and help students develop the skills needed to make decisions about financing, investments and dividends. Students also will be introduced to money, capital markets and institutions.
This course examines the organization's functions for creating, communicating, and delivering value to customers. These functions, designed to meet customers' needs and organizational goals, include marketing research, environmental monitoring, target market selection, product selection, promotion, distribution and pricing.
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.
Total Credits: 120
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.
No Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
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