Southern New Hampshire University

Introduction

Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with more than 3,000 on-campus students and 30,000 online students, making us one of the fastest-growing universities in the country. Founded in 1932, we’ve been relentlessly reinventing higher education ever since and have gained national recognition for our dedication to helping students transform their lives and the lives of those around them.

We’re proud to provide affordable, accessible education that students can pursue online, on our 300-acre campus in Manchester, NH, or at our regional centers in Manchester, Portsmouth, Nashua and Salem, NH, and Brunswick, Maine. We offer more than 200 online degree programs in today’s most in-demand career sectors, including business, education, health care, IT and marketing, plus more than 50 specialized MBAs.

As a SNHU student, you’ll get the support you need to see yourself succeed, including:

  • Admission counselors to help you choose the degree that best supports your goals
  • Your own dedicated academic advisor to provide the guidance and encouragement you need for academic success
  • Career advisors, webinars, internships and more to prepare you to enter or advance in the workforce
  • Faculty with real-world expertise in the fields they teach
  • World-class student services on campus and online, including an online bookstore, online library, tutoring and 24/7 tech support

We’ve also earned GetEducated.com Best Buy and Best of Business – Best Online Degree awards and are consistently ranked as a Military Friendly School by G.I Jobs.

Our Mission:

Southern New Hampshire University educates intellectually and culturally enriched individuals to be successful in their careers and contribute to their communities. SNHU’s educational philosophy challenges students’ intellectual potential and prepares them for professional lives in an ever-changing and increasingly interconnected world. It provides a supportive and close-knit learning community, delivering engaging instruction in a flexible variety of formats. Students develop the knowledge to understand a complex world, the skills to act effectively within that world and the wisdom to make good choices. They do so within a community of teachers, staff and peers that is encouraged to add its scholarly, creative and pedagogical contributions to the larger social good.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Admissions & Requirements

Regional Accreditation:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges Southern New Hampshire University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., (NEASC) through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE).All programs offered by SNHU are encompassed by this regional accreditation.

Specialized Accreditations:

In addition to regional accreditation, certain SNHU undergraduate and graduate programs also carry specialized programmatic accreditations.

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Undergraduate and graduate business programs offered by Southern New Hampshire University are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration

SNHU's Bachelor of Science (BS) in Hospitality Administration is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

The Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Nursing programs at Southern New Hampshire University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

New Hampshire State Department of Education for Teacher Certification

SNHU's undergraduate and graduate education degrees are approved by the New Hampshire State Department of Education for Teacher Certification.

National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM)

SNHU's undergraduate and graduate Sport Management programs have been approved jointly by NASPE and NASSM, specialized sport accreditation.

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Programs

This school also offers:

BSc

BS in Accounting / Finance

Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 USA Manchester

The accounting/finance degree offers students the course work they need to qualify for careers in the accounting or finance professions. The degree prepares graduates for meaningful employment in accounting, banking, corporate finance, insurance, investments and personal finance. [+]

BS in Accounting / Finance The accounting/finance degree offers students the course work they need to qualify for careers in the accounting or finance professions. The degree prepares graduates for meaningful employment in accounting, banking, corporate finance, insurance, investments and personal finance. The major would be of particular interest to students seeking to study accounting and finance without following the traditional certified public accountant track. The major also offers an option for accounting and finance students who wish to follow the traditional CPA track. Such students can fulfill the necessary CPA requirements by taking certain upper-level accounting courses as free electives. Required Core Courses General Education Program Business Core Program Accounting / Finance Major Courses ACC-207: Cost Accounting ACC-307: Intermediate Accounting I ACC-308: Intermediate Accounting II ECO-306: Money and Banking FIN-330: Corporate Finance FIN-336: Multinational Corporate Finance FIN-340: Fundamentals of Investments ACC ELE - Students must select one Accounting elective ACC/FIN ELE - Students must select two (2) 300 or 400-level Accounting or Finance electives Earn Your Degree in Three Years You also have the option of earning your bachelor’s degree in just three years through our innovative Degree in Three program. Combining traditional classroom studies with unique out-of-classroom learning experiences, Degree in Three lets you: Graduate in three years (six semesters) without taking weekend, summer or extra courses. Jumpstart your graduate studies. Start earning a living a year before your peers. Use your “fourth year” to pursue your passions, study abroad, complete an international internship, get involved in campus activities, or continue to participate in Division II athletics as a graduate student. Potentially save over $40,000 in tuition and room and board. [-]

BS in Business Studies / Marketing

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Manchester

This degree is ideal for adult learners and traditional undergraduates who wish to transfer college credits, switch to business from another discipline or supplement a technical degree or background with a bachelor’s degree in business. [+]

Go for the Top-Notch Business Degree Get a top-notch business education with the opportunity to specialize in Southern New Hampshire University’s business studies program. This degree is ideal for adult learners and traditional undergraduates who wish to transfer college credits, switch to business from another discipline or supplement a technical degree or background with a bachelor’s degree in business. The program includes concentrations in a number of disciplines, enabling students to further tailor their studies. Students may choose more than one concentration, giving them even more of an edge in the job market. Marketing Concentration Marketing is a broad field that includes activities related to selecting, designing, packaging, pricing, advertising, selling, distributing and servicing products in the domestic and/or international marketplaces. It is the driving force in business. The degree to which companies respond to customer demands largely determines their success. This is the underlying note of all marketing activities. Graduates are prepared to work in various areas of marketing, including retail management, professional sales, purchasing, advertising, research, product/brand management, product distribution and customer relations. Marketing positions exist in a wide variety of corporate settings, including multinational corporations, independently owned local businesses and nonprofit organizations. [-]

BS in Computer Information Technology

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Manchester

With a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology, Southern New Hampshire University graduates are prepared to balance the demands of being business professionals and technologists. [+]

Go High-tech as a Computer Information Technology Major Nearly every business relies on information technology managers and technical experts to oversee information systems that support operations and drive commerce. Employees with expertise in systems analysis, networking, programming and software engineering, in addition to finance and management, are in high demand. With a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology, Southern New Hampshire University graduates are prepared to balance the demands of being business professionals and technologists. Career Outlook for Computer Information Technology Majors The CIT industry reports a need for employees who have both IT and general business skills, and the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the information technology sector will grow annually, through 2012, at twice the rate of the overall job market. SNHU computer information technology majors are well positioned to excel in key roles in this growing field. Classes provide a solid foundation in both business and information technology, allowing students to bridge the gap between the two. Past and current SNHU students work for companies such as Fidelity Investments and SCD Solutions. Computer Information Technology Major Curriculum SNHU’s CIT program is flexible enough to allow computer information technology majors to add a minor in accounting, finance, game design or international business to further focus their interests. Students may take elective courses in 3D modeling, digital commerce, systems security, global IT management and other areas. Our full-time faculty members, who hold more than 28 patents, work closely with students to help them discover their passion. [-]

BS in Game Programming and Development

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Manchester

With the technical training provided in this state-of-the-art program, students will be immersed in the ever-changing arena of software programming and hardware maintenance. [+]

Get technical for the Game Programming and Development Degree. Explore the world of software and hardware, all the while gaining the experience you'll need for a career in the video game industry. With a solid foundation of IT skills, you will branch out to the various areas of computer programming, gaining both breadth and depth of experience in the technology world. From software programming and database design, to network and system management, the Game Programming and Development degree is the perfect way to prepare for a world of animation, engineering, and technology platforms. With the technical training provided in this state-of-the-art program, students will be immersed in the ever-changing arena of software programming and hardware maintenance. Special emphasis is put on creativity and innovation, and with a relevant and real-world curriculum, you will gain the technical skills needed to help companies manage their multimedia products and bring them to market. Apply innovative software systems and engineering principles in the workplace to apply your skills to help companies develop and grow their technology presence in the marketplace. Connect with faculty members who really know their industry. At Southern New Hampshire University, we keep classes small so that you can make the connections that make such a huge difference both during your time at SNHU and after. Take for example Professor Edward Brilliant - former Art Director at Seven45 Studios in Boston and credited for nine published games on consoles for Sony, Microsoft and Apple mobile devices. Students are consistently connected with faculty members who really know what it takes to be successful in your intended industry. At SNHU, we don’t want you to just get a job - we want you to have a career. What Can I Do with a Degree in Game Programming and Development from SNHU? Become a Hot Commodity in a Hot Industry. Gaming technology goes far beyond the most popular consoles. Phones, social media, the internet - companies are implementing gaming technology for entertainment, educational and business purposes in the attempt to be the next big thing. The need for skilled professionals who understand the software and hardware needed to bring these new ideas to life will continue to grow - which makes earning your Game Programming and Development degree from SNHU all the more valuable. According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, several IT-related careers offer a lot of growth potential. For example, between 2008 and 2018, the BLS projects that computer software engineer positions will grow by 32 percent, computer network, systems and database administrator positions will grow by 30 percent, computer and information systems manager positions will grow by 17 percent and computer support specialist positions will grow by 14 percent. Let a degree from SNHU help you get there. [-]

BS in International Business

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Manchester

The principal objective of an International Business program is to prepare aspiring students for careers in globally integrated for-profit and nonprofit organizations, as well as for cross-border entrepreneurial pursuits. [+]

Why Choose a Degree in International Business? International Business, as an academic field, identifies, describes and assesses business phenomena in a variety of cultural, political, social and economic contexts. It bridges across contexts and lays the foundation for superior business practices. International Business research informs policy makers, managers and enhances the potential for businesses to make positive contributions to society. The principal objective of an International Business program is to prepare aspiring students for careers in globally integrated for-profit and nonprofit organizations, as well as for cross-border entrepreneurial pursuits. More specifically, our students gain necessary analytical skills, knowledge and intellectual versatility to succeed in careers involving international market analysis, global business development, consulting, international banking and finance in any country and culture. It offers exciting career opportunities for open minded students in a wide range of industries. Students completing an International Business degree at SNHU will acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to: Manage imports and exports in small and large enterprises Conduct research to identify business opportunities abroad Negotiate cross-border sales and distribution contracts, licensing and franchising agreements Devise entry and market penetration strategies for foreign markets Devise financial, commercial, political and cultural risk management strategies Plan and facilitate international business development Prepare employees for foreign assignments and business dealings Explore and implement ethical behavior and standards for international operations Earn Your Degree in Three Years You also have the option of earning your bachelor’s degree in just three years through our innovative Degree in Three program. Combining traditional classroom studies with unique out-of-classroom learning experiences, Degree in Three lets you: Graduate in three years (six semesters) without taking weekend, summer or extra courses. Jumpstart your graduate studies. Start earning a living a year before your peers. Use your “fourth year” to pursue your passions, study abroad, complete an international internship, get involved in campus activities, or continue to participate in Division II athletics as a graduate student. Potentially save over $40,000 in tuition and room and board. [-]

International Business degree in three years

Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 USA Manchester

Earn your business degree in just three years - without taking evening, weekend or summer classes. Introducing SNHU's Degree in Three, an innovative program that lets you earn your BS in Accounting/Finance, Business Administration, Economics/Finance, Hospitality Business, International Business, Marketing, Operations and Project Management, Accounting, Fashion Merchandising and Management or Sport Management in six semesters. [+]

Earn your business degree in just three years - without taking evening, weekend or summer classes. Introducing SNHU's Degree in Three, an innovative program that lets you earn your BS in Accounting/Finance, Business Administration, Economics/Finance, Hospitality Business, International Business, Marketing, Operations and Project Management, Accounting, Fashion Merchandising and Management or Sport Management in six semesters. What makes the program unique is that it combines the same general education and business core coursework of our four-year programs, with invaluable learning experiences that take place out of the classroom. You'll learn firsthand exactly how theory is applied in real-world settings by participating in on-campus workshops, civic events in the community, and team-based projects. By earning your degree a year early, you’ll also save tens of thousands of dollars in tuition and room and board. And you’ll essentially have an “extra year” to: Launch your career - and start earning a living - a year before your peers Earn a graduate degree during your fourth year and gain valuable leadership skills by staying involved with SNHU’s clubs and organizations Study abroad at prestigious universities in Ireland, Italy, Greece or one of SNHU’s other European partner institutions Take courses you’ve always been interested in so you can maintain your athletic eligibility and finish up your playing career at SNHU Gain leadership skills by immersing yourself in campus events and activities Volunteer for a nonprofit organization, spend a year traveling, or immerse yourself in one of your passions The Degree in Three program blends the same core and major courses required of our four-year programs, with unique out-of-classroom learning experiences, so you earn the 120-credits needed to graduate in just six semesters, instead of eight. While Degree in Three provides a clear path to graduation, you have tremendous flexibility in how you shape that path. Each fall and spring semester, you will take five 3-credit courses, made up of business and general education core classes, as well as your major courses. To round out your schedule, you will complete out-of-classroom experiences so you can learn hands-on skills. By blending core business and liberal arts courses taught in the classroom, with hands-on learning experiences that take place out of the classroom, SNHU's Degree in Three bridges the gap between knowledge and how to apply it. Through these integrated learning experiences, you’ll graduate with enhanced skills including: A thorough understanding of the issues, trends, and challenges facing professionals in your major The ability to solve problems critically and creatively Analytical skills, including understanding how to use data and statistical techniques to solve real-world problems Exceptional written and interpersonal communication skills Demonstrated hands-on experience that you can use in your portfolio Proven ability to work effectively as a member of a team [-]

BA

BA in Communication

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Manchester

The communication, computer and graphic design skills you’ll obtain as a communications major will prepare you for a variety of careers. [+]

Communicating effectively with coworkers, clients and the public requires expertise in oral, written and visual communications. The Bachelor of Arts in communication degree at Southern New Hampshire University helps graduates develop and deliver key messages to diverse audiences. As a communications major, you’ll learn communication theory and industry-specific concepts and build public speaking, presentation and interviewing skills. You’ll also gain experience with business communication, graphic design and public relations through courses and minors in advertising, film, journalism, information technology or marketing. Electives in 3D animation and modeling, digital illustration and digital video production are also offered. This degree program emphasizes practical experience through coursework and other opportunities, including: Working with clients in real-world settings Contributing to the publication of the student-run newspaper, The Observer, and student-run radio station Radioactive 1620 Internships The communication, computer and graphic design skills you’ll obtain as a communications major will prepare you for a variety of careers. Employers who have hired SNHU communications graduates include Glamour Magazine, Fox Network, Boston Red Sox, Segway and the Manchester Monarchs. [-]

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Contact

Southern New Hampshire University

Address North River Road 2500
03106 Hooksett, United States
Website http://www.snhu.edu/international
Phone +1 603-645-9629