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Got a business idea? An entrepreneurial dream? A desire to step up your game as a corporate leader?
SNHU’s online Master of Business Administration is your degree. Accredited, affordable and structured to complete in just over a year (two courses per 10-week term), it’s an efficient, cost-effective way to help enhance your business skills, boost your marketability and advance your career — all at a pace that works for you.
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Students can also choose from 15+ career-focused concentrations, to tailor the program more closely to personal interest. Popular concentrations include: healthcare management, project management and human resources.
If you are interested in, or already working in a particular industry, a concentration can be a great way to hone in on the skills most relevant to you. The concentrations are typically 3 courses and provide in depth coverage of a certain subject such as finance, marketing, human resources and more. Explore concentration options below.
Take your business and financial expertise to the next level with an accounting MBA from SNHU. Our master’s graduates are employed by some of the country’s top accounting firms, and many have earned managerial roles in a wide variety of fields.
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The value of big data in an information-based economy is astronomical. So is the demand for professionals who can analyze that knowledge and gain insight from it to make mission-critical business decisions.The Master of Business Administration in Business Intelligence helps you develop into a savvy leader with an enterprise-wide perspective on data. It teaches you to analyze patterns, put them into context and draw a direct line between information and results. In the process, you'll look at the technology that bridges the gap between raw data and analysis and learn how to correlate the most relevant information with specific business challenges.Taught by analytics and IT experts, SNHU's business intelligence MBA program complements the traditional MBA education in economics, marketing and operations with data-driven tactics that can be applied to almost every business vertical. You'll explore data quality and interpretation, while learning to identify patterns, relationships and opportunities that you can use to influence business strategies and tactics.
Earn an engineering management MBA that offers you the expertise of 2 highly regarded institutions: Gain practical business knowledge from SNHU instructors, and learn how to lead engineering departments from Worcester Polytechnic Institute faculty.
Prepare yourself for the startup life when you earn an entrepreneurship MBA from SNHU. Master strategies that can help you launch your ideas – and have them take off. By learning today’s best practices, you can set your business up for success tomorrow.
When you earn a finance MBA at SNHU, you gain a competitive edge in your career, learning specialized topics like short-term financial management, portfolio management and capital budgeting. This master’s is ideal for financial analysts, project analysts, security analysts and investment brokers.
Step up in the growing healthcare industry when you earn a healthcare management MBA at SNHU. Learn how you can have an impact on patient care, information systems and current trends when you earn a business-focused health degree.
Help solve complex workplace problems when you earn your human resources MBA at SNHU. Gain advanced business skills and learn to analyze relevant information so that you can become a decision-maker – and a leader – within your organization.
Earning a Master of Business Administration in Information Technology Management from Southern New Hampshire University can help you get ahead in a rapidly changing technological environment. Your solid business management and technology background positions you for a high-level career in IT management, digital commerce, e-business and telecommunications.SNHU’s master’s program offers you a unique competitive advantage: knowledge of the latest technology and enhanced analytical and financial skills. The MBA in information technology online program enables you to imagine and execute technological planning at the business and organizational levels. Additionally, you'll be able to convey the sudden and complex technological changes and implementation plans to upper-level management – a critical role that helps them fully understand the issues so you can get to work expediting solutions.By blending your IT expertise with creative planning and implementation strategy, you can help your employer get to or stay at the top of its IT game, connected seamlessly on various platforms and accessible to consumers throughout the world.
Learn to develop the strategies that can bring global success to your organization when you earn an international business MBA from SNHU. You’ll gain an understanding of business in cultural, economic, political and legal environments, allowing you to seamlessly shift between opportunities.
Students choosing the international finance concentration will study contemporary issues that impact foreign markets including, but not limited to, global investment and commercial banking, global portfolio structure and diversification, financial management of multinational corporations and global financial risk management. Among these topics, students will analyze financial data and current markets to predict the impact on public and private global organizations, and make strategic corporate finance and investment decisions.Those interested in this field may also be interested in a full master’s in finance.
Learn how to establish a global competitive advantage and evaluate the logistics of organizations’ global operations by incorporating effective operations management techniques within the supply chain with this international supply chain management concentration. Through the study of process strategies, logistics, and inventory management students will be exposed to organizational operations and supply chain management from a global perspective by focusing on real-world situations and best practices in the field.This concentration prepares students to pursue careers as operations managers, production manager, and supply chain managers of organizations that operate internationally.
Develop the skills needed to succeed in business in an era marked by one constant: change. The Master of Business Administration in Leadership program is designed for those who want to lead organizational change, manage people effectively or launch a sustainable new venture amid the challenges of an increasingly complex business landscape. Build upon personal experience by using examples from your own relationships and workplaces. You'll learn proven strategies and tactics that can inspire individuals, teams and organizations to reach their full potential.The MBA in Leadership degree coursework by design is readily applicable to your real-world challenges. Taught by business-savvy educators, SNHU's online MBA in Leadership program provides added value for a broad range of positions in a variety of organizational structures from the corporate world to nonprofits and educational institutions. The program combines best practices with research and real-world case studies for a focused examination of communication for leadership, leading change and psychology of leadership.
Take a deep dive into marketing best practices when you earn your marketing MBA at SNHU. Develop a better understanding of consumers and how to market to them, as well as communication strategies that can help your audience take the action you want.
Tune in to what the music industry needs when you earn a music business MBA from SNHU. This innovative master’s program allows you to receive a traditional business background from SNHU and specialize in music business through courses taught by faculty from Berklee College of Music.
Specialize in strategy when you earn your operations and supply chain management MBA from SNHU. Learn more about ensuring an efficient product flow through customer service standards, inventory control, procurement, transportation planning and warehouse management.
Help projects in your organization go from start to finish – smoothly – when you earn a project management MBA from SNHU. You’ll learn processes that can help you plan and measure a project on time and on budget. Courses in this program can help fulfill the educational requirement and help prepare you for Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification.
Advocate and implement change for the public good across a whole spectrum of interests by earning a Master of Business Administration in Public Administration from Southern New Hampshire University. You'll learn how to excel as a leader using your own personal strengths and how to motivate a team, delegate and put together a strategy that sees your goal through to completion. The coursework by design is readily applicable to your real-world challenges and helps you develop into a stronger, more capable leader. Whether implementing programs or shaping public policy, SNHU's master's in public administration lets you enter this admirable profession a step ahead of the rest.The MBA in Public Administration online program combines your desire to make the world a better place and succeed professionally. It gives you the analytical and management skills you need to straddle many issues and sectors, broadens your prospects and offers you more flexibility than other graduate degrees. You'll learn from experienced faculty and interact with a diverse student body, sharpening your ability to connect with people as a result.
The ability to turn hard data into smart business practices can mean the difference between a business's success and its failure. In Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Business Administration in Quantitative Analysis program, you'll gain the deep analytic skills and solid business knowledge you need to turn facts into business processes and profit.
In the quantitative analysis MBA program, you can develop the mathematics and analysis skills needed to take advantage of the technology that has infused businesses with real-time decision-making capability. This online degree prepares you to be an influential leader in the business world – one with the ability to make positive impacts on your business in a scientifically sound manner.
The MBA in Quantitative Analysis online degree program prepares you to be a leader in business, employing quantitative skills such as mathematics, probability, statistics and computer science to solve business problems. You'll develop a thorough understanding of the challenges faced every day in the various areas of modern business and how the application of data-driven analysis can solve them.
Combine a passion for sports with a traditional business background when you earn a sport management MBA from SNHU. You’ll gain a better understanding of the industry, from teams, agencies and events to manufacturing, parks and recreation and intercollegiate and scholastic sports.
Master green business practices with Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Business Administration in Sustainability and Environmental Compliance program. Designed for individuals who want to make a difference in the world, this MBA program teaches you how to apply practical solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing society now and in the foreseeable future.The MBA in sustainability coursework can offer you the skills and knowledge you need to help your organization comply with constantly changing environmental laws and achieve sustainability goals. You'll discover how to build support for ecological strategies that make economic sense and learn how to be an advocate for positive change.SNHU’s online program offers a classic MBA combined with courses that focus on a broad range of ecological and energy-related challenges and opportunities. Because our sustainability and environmental compliance professors bring extensive and broad experience to the classroom – as environmental advocates, executives and activists – they're able to provide a solid theoretical framework of the issues while offering current real-world examples of what they're teaching.
With a median annual salary of $104,240 for management occupations*, and 7% job growth projected through 2028* (as fast as average) according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics — your MBA is an investment in your future.
Through its corporate recruiter survey, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) found that 77% of employers planned to hire recent MBA graduates in 2019. Additionally, it found that most employers plan to increase the starting salaries in 2019 for those new hires.2
Scott Saktanaset’s parents came to the United States with a dream – to help their son pursue a better education. When it came time to earn an MBA, he chose SNHU. Now, he’s giving back to the family that helped him succeed.
With no set class meeting times, you can learn on your schedule and access online course materials 24/7.
Take advantage of some of the lowest online tuition rates in the nation, plus financial aid for those who qualify. We also make it easy to transfer to SNHU by accepting up to 90 credits from your previous institution.
Founded in 1932, SNHU is a private, nonprofit institution with over 100,000 graduates across the country. SNHU is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) — which means our 200+ associate, bachelor's and master's programs meet high academic standards. In addition, many bachelor's degree programs also carry specialized programmatic accreditation. So students are generally able to transfer credits into and out of SNHU with ease. To be regionally accredited, one of 7 regional accreditation organizations recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) has determined that the university meets its high academic standards and expectations. Most nonprofit institutions are regionally accredited.
In addition, SNHU has been nationally recognized for its efforts to lead the way toward more innovative, affordable and achievable education:
Extensive Business Alumni Network
Since our first MBA graduate class in 1974, we’ve welcomed over 17,000 MBA graduates to our alumni network. For current students, that means an extensive business networking group, an opportunity to seek out college mentorship opportunities and learn from students who have already walked the path. You can read some of our MBA alumni stories here:
See why 96% of students would recommend SNHU
Part of our mission to expand access to quality, higher education means removing the barriers that may stand between you and your degree. That’s why you can apply at any time and get a decision within days of submitting all required materials — with no GRE or GMAT required.
Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our 5 graduate terms.
You can also choose to take your MBA core courses on campus (day or evening) while completing concentration courses online. To apply for the evening program or the 100% online MBA, use the online application.
Simply contact an admission counselor, who can help you explore financial options, answer all your questions, and walk you through the application process, which includes:
SNHU's online MBA provides the flexibility to customize your program with courses that focus on specific subjects of interest. You can choose to take either elective courses or a concentration to complete your 12-course program.
Conceived to address the demands of an increasingly global business environment, SNHU's online MBA explores such themes as ethics, communication and social responsibility. It also gives you the chance to interact with a diverse student body, one of the many fringe benefits of the online classroom. In the process, you’ll enhance your “soft skills,” a key ingredient for success in any aspect of the business world.
Whether you're looking to enhance your current career, improve your ability to switch careers or ensure the success of your own business, our business degree coursework offers you the flexibility to tailor your program around your core skills and interests through 15+ career-oriented concentrations.
Those with non-business academic backgrounds may be required to take foundation courses. Students requiring foundation courses often choose the elective option, because it provides the added flexibility of using some foundation courses to fulfill elective requirements.
Total Credits: 36
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer a 25% 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.
$40 Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Of course. Many schools offer their MBA programs online so that working professionals can continue their career while pursuing advancement through their master's degree.
SNHU has been a pioneer institution in online programming since 1995, giving us decades of experience keeping up with the changing landscape of the workforce. With SNHU, you'll benefit from 40+ years of MBA programming, but with modern technology and platforms that currently serve over 135,000 learners nationwide.
Wherever you are in the country, in the world, you can earn an MBA online from SNHU.
Earning an MBA has the potential to boost your pay significantly. When paired with your years of experience and the industry you're employed in, an MBA can give you the opportunity to earn a much larger paycheck.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, a master’s degree can increase your salary by almost 20% over your bachelor’s degree.3
And according to MBA.com, those in mid-level positions who've earned their MBA earn a median annual salary of $105,000. Grads aiming for executive or C-suite roles could earn a median annual salary from $185,000-$225,000.4
An MBA is one of the most versatile master's degrees you can earn – and it's one the business world is always looking for.
According to the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), hiring for MBA grads remains strong: 77% of U.S. employers said in 2019 that they planned to bring on additional MBA talent at their organizations.2
A GMAC survey said that MBAs are most wanted for roles within consulting, energy/utilities, healthcare and technology.2 And throughout all industries, functions most sought after by employers are hires who have skills or a background in strategy/innovation, finance, marketing and business intelligence/analytics.2
A specialized MBA can help you gain a competitive edge in the workforce. In addition to the general MBA track, SNHU also offers 15+ career-focused concentrations designed to help you reach your professional goals.
By honing in on an in-demand area that organizations are seeking solutions for, you have the potential to become the decision-maker for your company.
It depends. You may be able to take more courses during a term, allowing you to finish your online MBA program in less time. At SNHU, for example, if you take 2 courses per 10-week term, you could finish in as few as 15 months – allowing you to reach your goals faster.
However, many working professionals try to strike a balance between their career and their education – as well as any other personal responsibilities you have outside of work.
It's up to you to decide your timeline and what you can handle to be your most successful in your degree program – and as you advance in your career.
Not at SNHU. While many universities require test scores for admission into their master's and MBA programs, SNHU recognizes that this can often be another barrier between you and your goals.
When you enroll in an online MBA program at SNHU, you have an outcome in mind. So the quicker we can help you finish your degree, the faster you can work on your next plan of action: moving into a role that can take you even further.
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.
This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Student achievement data can be found on College Navigator.
*All concentrations associated with the program are also accredited through ACBSP.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, on the Internet, at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/home.htm (viewed online Sept. 9, 2019). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.
2Graduate Management Admission Council, Business School Hiring Report: Corporate Recruiters Survey 2019 [PDF], on the internet, at https://www.gmac.com/market-intelligence-and-research/research-library/employment-outlook/business-school-hiring-report-corporate-recruiters-survey-2019 (viewed online Sept. 9, 2019).
3Bureau of Labor Statistics, Unemployment rates and earnings by education attainment, 2018, on the internet, at https://www.bls.gov/emp/chart-unemployment-earnings-education.htm (viewed online Sept. 9, 2019). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.
4MBA.com, Interactive Tool: Estimate Your Post-MBA Salary, 2018, on the internet, at https://www.mba.com/articles-and-announcements/articles/your-salary/estimate-your-post-mba-salary (viewed online Sept. 9, 2019).