SNHU MBA Program Overview

  • Under $19K total tuition
  • Earn credentials along the way
  • MBA program accredited by ACBSP
  • Complete in about 1 year or at your own pace
  • 15+ career-focused concentrations
  • Curriculum revised in 2021

Why Choose SNHU for Your MBA

If you need to advance your career sooner than later, you’ve found the online MBA that can fit into your busy life.

Southern New Hampshire University’s new Master of Business Administration program has the flexibility you need to get where you want to go while positioning yourself for career advancement in about 1 year.

And at just under $19,000 – total tuition – our accredited online MBA program is also an affordable solution that can fit your budget.

Plus, you won’t only earn an MBA. We revised our curriculum in 2021, so that in each course throughout the program, there’s an opportunity for you to earn industry-recognized business credentials as well. You can gain a competitive advantage each term as you fill your resume with your additional skill sets and certificates.

“The exciting thing about this degree is that we left behind preconceived notions about what an MBA program is and really leaned forward into what it should be by thoughtfully anticipating the future,” said Dr. Andrew Gallion, an adjunct instructor at SNHU who served as a subject-matter expert for the university’s new master’s program. “We looked at current trends to predict what skills will be required. … This program will certainly differentiate itself with a different focus on the future whereas most programs focus on the present.”

Learn how to:

  • Analyze and interpret data for decision-making
  • Develop and foster adaptable strategies for an organization
  • Evaluate and implement various models and processes in the design and continuous improvement of organizations and their practices
  • Cultivate globally aware and culturally responsive teams and organizations
  • Create and implement plans around culture, ethical and legal standards, and sustainable practices

You can also choose from 15+ career-focused concentrations, to tailor the program more closely to your personal interest. Popular concentrations include healthcare management, project management and human resources.

Concentration Options

To better fit your career goals, SNHU offers 15+ MBA concentrations that allow you to hone in on the skills most relevant to you. The concentrations are typically 3 courses each and provide in-depth coverage of a certain subject, like finance, marketing, human resources and more. You also have the option to stay with the general track and take 3 electives that most interest you.

Explore MBA concentration options below.

Take your business and financial expertise to the next level by earning your Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Accounting.

SNHU’s master graduates are employed by some of the country’s top accounting firms, and many have earned managerial roles in a wide variety of fields.

Learn more about earning your accounting MBA online.

Courses may include:

  • Financial Reporting I
  • Financial Reporting II
  • Tax Factors in Business Decisions

When you understand data, you’re able to make better decisions.

With your Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Business Analytics, you can help your organization implement change and provide actionable solutions to achieve business goals.

Learn more about earning your business analytics MBA online.

Courses may include:

  • Business Analytics
  • Descriptive Business Analytics
  • Predictive Business Analytics

arn your Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Engineering Management that offers you the expertise of 2 highly regarded institutions: Gain practical business knowledge from your SNHU instructors, and learn how to lead engineering departments from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) faculty.

Learn more about earning your engineering management MBA online.

Courses may include:

  • Introduction to Engineering for Engineering Managers
  • Project Leadership for Engineering Managers
  • Systems Engineering and Business Practices

Prepare yourself for the startup life when you earn a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Entrepreneurship. 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.

Learn more about earning your MBA in Entrepreneurship online.

Courses may include:

  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • Franchising

When you earn your Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Finance, 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.

Learn more about earning your MBA in Finance online.

  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management
  • Short-Term Financial Management

Step up in the growing healthcare industry when you earn a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Healthcare Management 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.

Learn more about earning your MBA in Healthcare online.

Courses may include:

  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Social & Organizational Issues in Healthcare
  • Topics in Health Administration

Help solve complex workplace problems when you earn your Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Human Resources 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. Curriculum in the MBA in HR aligns with the Society of Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Body of Competency & Knowledge (BoCK).

Learn more about earning your MBA in Human Resources online.

Courses may include:

  • Leading Change
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Total Rewards

Earning your Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Information Technology Management 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 Management 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.

Career outlook:

With the growing demand for more business professionals with IT expertise, graduates of the MBA in Information Technology Management online program are prepared for a variety of employment opportunities including:

  • Computer and information systems manager
  • Systems analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Data processing manager
  • Director of information technology
  • Chief information officer

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that many IT careers will grow through 2030, including computer systems analyst (7%), software developer/software quality assurance analysts and testers (22%), web developer/digital designer (13%) and computer and information systems manager (11%) – most faster than the average growth rate for all occupations.1

Courses may include:

  • Advanced Information Technology
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Management of Information Technology

Learn to develop the strategies that can bring global success to your organization when you earn your Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in International Business from SNHU. You’ll gain an understanding of business in cultural, economic, political and legal environments, allowing you to seamlessly shift between opportunities.

Courses may include:

  • International Market Strategy
  • Managing International Trade and Finance
  • Multinational Corporate Environment

Develop the skills needed to succeed in business in an era marked by one constant: change. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration 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.

Career outlook:

Strong leadership skills are increasingly essential to the development of successful organizations. MBA in Leadership graduates will find relevant opportunities across private and public sectors, particularly in corporations, nonprofits, education, service organizations, healthcare, government agencies, marketing and information technology.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports job prospects for MBA in Leadership graduates will continue to grow through 2030. Employment for training and development managers is projected to increase 11%, while employment of sales managers could increase 7%. Demand for top executives may rise by 8% by 2030.1

Courses may include:

  • Communication for Leadership
  • Leading Change
  • Psychology of Leadership

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Take a deep dive into marketing best practices when you earn your Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Marketing 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.

Learn more about earning your MBA in Marketing online.

Courses may include:

  • Brand Management
  • Consumer Behavior and Marketing
  • Promotions Management

Tune in to what the music industry needs when you earn a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Music Business 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.

Learn more about earning your MBA degree in music business online.

Courses may include:

  • Music Business Finance
  • Music Business Structure and Strategies
  • Music Marketing Strategies

Specialize in strategy when you earn your Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Operations & Supply Chain Management from SNHU. Learn more about ensuring an efficient product flow through customer service standards, inventory control, procurement, transportation planning and warehouse management.

Learn more about earning your MBA in supply chain management online.

Courses may include:

  • Operations Management
  • Quantitative Analysis for Decision Making
  • Supply Chain Management

Help projects in your organization go from start to finish – smoothly – when you earn a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Project Management from SNHU. You’ll learn processes that can help you plan and measure a project on time and on budget. Successful completion of concentration coursework can satisfy the educational requirement needed to take the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam.

Learn more about earning you earning your MBA in Project Management online.

Courses may include:

  • Project Management
  • Project Management for PMP® Certification
  • Seminar in Project Management

Advocate and implement change for the public good across a whole spectrum of interests by earning a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Public Administration. You’ll learn how to excel as a leader, using your own personal strengths and know-how to motivate a team, delegate and put together a strategy that sees your goal through to completion.

By design, the coursework 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.

Career outlook:

Graduates enjoy a wide range of diversity in the type of work they do. Whether you’re conducting research on public policy, helping implement programs or lobbying for specific legislation, you’ll find public administration careers to be intellectually stimulating and personally fulfilling.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for medical and health services managers is estimated to climb an astounding 32% through 2030 – well above the national average. Social and community service management roles are set to grow by 15%.1

With an MBA, you can pursue roles in government, nonprofit organizations, higher education, healthcare, finance, public safety and judicial management companies.

Courses may include:

  • Foundations of Public Administration
  • Intergovernmental Relations
  • Strategic Management in Public Service

Combine a passion for sports with a traditional business background when you earn a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Sport Management from SNHU.

The program combines a solid foundation in business with a special emphasis on the business of sports, offering a well-rounded education for anyone who wants to move up the ladder or make a career change.

From business development to brand building to event planning, the online MBA in Sport Management gives you a strong foundation in business and management and a real-world perspective on the multibillion-dollar sports industry.

Because of the breadth of courses offered in sports management, you’ll graduate with a broad set of skills and knowledge you can apply right away, no matter your career path.

The coursework is designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of specific aspects of the industry, from sports teams, agencies and event management to equipment manufacturing, parks and recreation and intercollegiate and scholastic sports. You’ll critically evaluate the issues and opportunities that face the sports industry across a range of disciplines.

Career outlook:

Job prospects within the industry are predicted to be strong in the coming years, thanks to the continued popularity of sports. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in entertainment and sports occupations is projected to grow 22% through 2030 – much faster than the average for all occupations.1

In the MBA in sport management online program, you’ll gain a combination of skills that provides a unique competitive advantage: knowledge of the latest trends in sport business and enhanced marketing, analytic and financial skills. These sport management master’s program courses give you a solid business management and sports background, positioning you for a high-level career in any of the specialized fields in the industry, including:

  • Event and facility management
  • Equipment manufacturing
  • Intercollegiate and scholastic sports
  • Parks and recreation
  • Professional sports teams
  • Sports agencies

Courses may include:

  • Internationalization of Sport Business
  • Management of Sport Organizations
  • Sport and Society

Master green business practices with Southern New Hampshire University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration 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.

Career outlook:

An online MBA in Sustainability and Environmental Compliance can help you prepare for a number of career prospects, including with large and small firms, renewable energy and sustainability trade associations, ecological advocacy organizations and municipal and ecological regulatory agencies.

With the growth of green jobs on the rise, fueled by the increasing interest in climate change and alternative energy, the career outlook is promising for anyone interested in environmental and sustainability careers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for environmental scientists and specialists is set to jump 8% through 2030 – about as fast as the national average for all other occupations.1

Courses may include:

  • Energy and Society
  • Environment Compliance/Sustainability
  • Environment Issues

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  • Associate, Bachelor’s and Master’s
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  • US News and World Report Most Innovative School in 2021
  • MBA Curriculum revised in 2021
  • MBA Can be finished in about a year
  • MBA Program accredited by ACBSP
  • University accredited by NEASC
  • No application fee
  • No GRE/GMAT required
  • Can transfer up to 6 credits
  • Multiple term starts throughout the year
  • Median base salary for 2021 MBA graduates projected as $115,0001
  • 30 credits to degree completion
  • Under $19,000 in tuition – total
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  • 18 MBA Programs including: MBA in Accounting, MBA in Finance, MBA in Leadership, MBA in Marketing
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  • Dedicated to your success.
  • ACBSP Business School Accredited
  • SNHU’s MBA program and its concentrations are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Student achievement data can be found on College Navigator.
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  • Accredited by the The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
  • The NEASC and its Commissions are recognized as approved accreditation agencies by the National Association of Independent Schools and the United States Department of Education.
  • Multiple start dates throughout the year. 24/7 online classroom
  • Qualified students with a 2.5 GP and higher may receive up to $20K in grants and scholarships
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