If you're analytical and like applying strategy to business situations, an online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from SNHU will help you build the skills you need to succeed.
Why earn a business finance degree at SNHU?
Corporations in every industry seek employees who understand the complexity of economic activity and the demands facing all firms to take a bottom-line perspective. With a business finance degree from SNHU, you'll be prepared to fill these roles. This program is ideal for adults who wish to transfer credits, switch to finance from another field or supplement an existing degree with a bachelor's in business.
At Southern New Hampshire University, you'll use cutting-edge technology to develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. You'll learn how to:
The online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance has been developed in consultation 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 earning your business finance degree online at SNHU include:
SNHU's business finance degree online will prepare you to pursue a wide variety of business- and finance-related careers such as:
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs for financial analysts are set to soar 11% through 2026.* The need for financial managers is also likely to climb 19% through 2026.*
In this program, you'll learn how to apply theory to the real world of international and domestic finance. You'll also develop the analytical and quantitative skills needed for corporate and individual financial management industries.
SNHU's bachelor's in finance 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.
This course provides an overview of personal financial decision-making. The course uses the life-cycle approach and emphasizes financial planning for each phase of life. Topics covered include career planning, budgeting, use of credit, insurance, investments, retirement planning and income tax planning.
This course focuses on the topics of corporate finance with the intent to extend and further develop the long-term investment and financing topics introduced in either the Principles or Foundations of Finance. The course addresses issues that face modern corporate managers when making capital budgeting and capital structure decisions, and focuses on applied managerial decision-making. Corporate Finance is designed for students seeking a more thorough understanding of the economic analysis of strategic and tactical investments, the effect financial leverage has on firm value, and the integration of investment and financial corporate strategies. Topics addressed include advanced techniques in capital budgeting, firm valuation, capital structure, firm/division cost of capital, and quantitative risk assessment. Writing intensive course.
This course examines the nature of global financial markets, reviewing macroeconomic considerations. The role of financial intermediaries in relation to the stock, bond, and mutual fund markets and exchanges are examined. An introduction to regulatory authorities will begin to demonstrate the financial market system. Topics include investments, risk management, risk over return, stock markets, and mutual funds.
This course emphasizes aspects of financial planning for corporations with overseas operations. The sources and uses of corporate funds abroad are evaluated and criteria for choosing among alternative foreign investments are analyzed. The effects of international corporate financial planning, including such factors as the characteristics of foreign money and capital markets, international financial institutions, exchange rate changes, currency restrictions, tax regulations and accounting practices, are examined.
This course introduces and examines various investment vehicles, including stocks, bonds, mutual funds and commodities. This course emphasizes the decision-making process that underlies all investment decisions.
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.