Students interested in being part of the day-to-day challenges in the dynamic field of business should consider this degree at NHTI. Students will be given a broad background in classes taught by faculty who are or have been successful business professionals. We offer a broad background including courses in accounting, business law, human resources, computer applications, economics, English, and math.  Classes are offered days, evenings, online, and a combination of those. Easy transfers are available.  

This program can be completed entirely online!

Curriculum Abbreviations

  • CL – Number of lecture/classroom hours per week for the course
  • LAB – Number of simulation laboratory, laboratory or clinical hours per week for the course
  • CR – Number of credit hours for the course

First Year

Fall Semester
ACCT 101CAccounting I303
BUS 101CIntroduction to Business1303
ENGL 101CEnglish Composition404
IST 102CPC Applications303
MATH 120CQuantitative Reasoning or higher-level math404
Spring Semester
ACCT 102CAccounting II303
BUS 170Principles of Marketing1303
BUS xxxBusiness elective2303
ENGL 120C/COMM 120CCommunication or 
ENGL xxxCEnglish elective303
MATH 125CFinite Mathematics or   
MATH 251CStatistics404

Second Year

ACCT 110CManagerial Accounting303
BUS 225CBusiness Law I1303
BUS 270CPrinciples of Management1303
BUS xxxCBusiness elective23-403-4
ECON 101CMacroeconomics or   
ECON 102CMicroeconomics303
Spring Semester
BUS 240CSmall Business Management1303
BUS 273CHuman Resource Management1303
XX xxxCLab Science elective3324
XX xxxCHumanities/Fine Arts/Language elective303
Total Credits61-62

1Indicates major field course

2BUS, ACCT, or IST course that is not a required course, as well as HLTH 101C or HLTH 104C, or DCOM 105C or DCOM 150C

3BIOL 100C, CHEM 100C, and PHYS 100C do not meet the science requirement.

  • Students will demonstrate oral and written communications competencies across the disciplines. Students will practice standard forms of communication such as resumes, letters, and reports.
  • Students will practice ethical and effective interpersonal skills in their relations with fellow students and instructors. They will demonstrate those skills in classroom and small group and workplace settings. Work experience supervisors will report satisfaction with students’ skills, performance, and judgment during their internships.
  • Students will demonstrate familiarity with economic and managerial concepts and quantitative controls in the business environment.
  • A majority of the students who begin the program will complete the AS degree requirements within 3 years.

A majority of program graduates report satisfaction with the Business Administration education at NHTI. Of our graduates, 75% will be employed in a related field within six months of completing degree requirements or continue in a four-year degree program.

Students who complete this program can enter into the following professions (not an inclusive list):

  • Customer service representative
  • Loan officer
  • Marketing assistant
  • Office manager
  • Retail manager

The Associate in Science in Business Administration program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.


The Business program has the following articulation agreements in place: Plymouth State University, Southern NH University, UNH-Manchester, Rivier University, and New England College. Several students have also successfully transferred to other colleges such as Bentley University and Bryant University.


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