Learn how to apply accounting, finance, human resources, management and marketing knowledge to your startup by earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship at Southern New Hampshire University.
While big business is shrinking, small businesses are expanding: They now provide almost half of the private workforce, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration.* In SNHU's entrepreneurship program, you'll gain the expertise you need to make your business venture successful in our focused small business management courses.
Why earn an entrepreneurship degree at SNHU?
The entrepreneurship concentration was developed in cooperation with business professionals to provide the expertise you need to start and operate your business. By adding this specialization to your business administration degree, you'll be positioned to analyze entrepreneurial opportunities for small to medium businesses using management principles and market research to determine legal, financial and operational impacts.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your online entrepreneurship degree at SNHU include:
Small business is the lifeblood of the American economy and a significant generator of employment. In the U.S. alone, small business employees account for 48% of the private workforce.*
The entrepreneurship degree courses online stress the development of critical-thinking, problem-solving and leadership skills. You'll learn the application of business principles to small business practice.
SNHU's bachelor's in entrepreneurship 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.
The problems involved in starting and operating a successful small business, selecting the location, determining how to borrow money, budgeting and credit are discussed. Junior standing or permission of instructor.
This course focuses on the factors that contribute to the personal success of entrepreneurs and affect successful entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship is also studied. Case studies, contemporary readings and simulations are used. International considerations are included.
Students will prepare, either individually or in teams, a comprehensive business plan for a new venture. Junior standing or permission of instructor.
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)
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges as well as several other accrediting bodies. More...
This program is accredited by both NEASC and ACBSP. Consumer information is available on the College Navigator.