Develop the skills and knowledge you need to help a nonprofit organization fulfill its mission in the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program with a concentration in nonprofit management. Southern New Hampshire University’s nonprofit management concentration delves into the nature of nonprofit organizations. How does the day-to-day differ from for-profits? Specialized courses show you how.
The BS in Business Administration – Nonprofit Management degree online was developed in cooperation with business professionals to provide the expertise you need to succeed in today's workplace.
In the BS in Business Administration – Nonprofit Management degree online, you can choose from more than 200 business courses – in disciplines such as marketing, organizational leadership and accounting – to either broaden your knowledge or gain additional expertise in a specific area. Concentration courses introduce you to management, accounting and fundraising issues unique to nonprofits.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your bachelor’s in business administration online from SNHU include:
The nonprofit field is as diverse as it is rewarding. You'll find valuable roles in human resources, public relations, accounting, grant writing and more within a variety of organizations, including hospitals, universities and social organizations. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for social and community service managers will grow much faster than average, with new jobs increasing by 16 percent through 2026.*
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, on the Internet, at Social and Community Service Managers (viewed online November 3, 2017). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.
The online business administration degree curriculum covers topics such as accounting, business law, finance, human resource management, management and organizational behavior. Nonprofit management degree online concentration courses will help you master grant writing, governmental and nonprofit accounting, nonprofit management and entrepreneurship.
This is the first of three courses in intermediate accounting. These courses are designed to extend a student's knowledge of financial accounting practices. The first course focuses on understanding the theoretical framework that provides the foundations for the development of various accounting standards, regulations and practices. This followed by a review of the accounting cycle, including adjusting, correcting, reversing, and closing entries. Students will learn how to prepare accurate and complex financial statements including required disclosures that must accompany an organization's income statement, balance sheet and statement of cash flows; and how time value of money impacts the recording of various transactions. The course concludes with a presentation of techniques to analyze income measurement and profitability analysis.
This course examines the fundamentals of policies and administration. Major tasks of procedures and developing, maintaining and utilizing an effective team are studied. Students are introduced to international human resource management.
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 examines the interrelationships among business, government and society and how these relationships evolve over time and shape our world. Through the use of readings, cases, and class discussions, students will examine a variety of important topics impacting the global business environment, including business power, corporate social responsibility, business ethics, regulation, multinational corporations, globalization, pollution and environmental quality. A key focus is on the historical origins of the tensions amongst wealth, virtue, and business and society in developed and developing nations and economies.
This course focuses on the primary factors that influence behavior in organizations. Emphasis is placed on leadership, group dynamics, inter- group dynamics, organizational structure and design, change, culture, power and politics, environment and technology and organizational behavior in an international context. Offered every year. Writing and team intensive course. Junior standing or permission of instructor.
This course covers the accounting principles and procedures applicable to governmental and nonprofit institutions.
This introduction course will examine the theory and practice of leadership and decision-making in the nonprofit sector. Students will be exposed to core classic and contemporary theories on leadership, management, governance and organizational effectiveness of nonprofit organizations.
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.
The ability to secure funding through grant writing is essential for nonprofit organizations. This course covers strategy for aligning the needs of the nonprofit organization to available funding sources. Additionally, the course reviews how to identify a need for funding, source grant opportunities, mutual benefits between a nonprofit and a funder's mission, and the grant writing process.
The nonprofit management seminar provides students with an opportunity to apply knowledge toward identifying solutions and strategies for addressing challenges facing nonprofit leaders. Students will assume a leadership role of a nonprofit organization in a simulated experiential environment.
Free Elective Credits: 15
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 percent 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.