Why Management?

The Business Administration program is designed to prepare students for the day-to-day challenges in the dynamic field of business. The program offers a broad background for students who seek careers in many areas of business. The A.S. curriculum includes courses in accounting, business law, human resources, computer applications, economics, English, and math.


Courses are offered day, evening and 100% online. The entire program can be completed 100% online. The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The Business program has the following articulation agreement in place for easy transfer: Plymouth State University, Southern NH University, Granite State College, UNH-Manchester, Franklin Pierce University, Rivier University and New England College. Several students have also successfully transferred to a number of other colleges including Bentley University and Bryant University.

Certificate Options

The Business Administration program offers a Management Certificate and all courses are directly applicable to the A.S. degree.

This program is financial aid eligible.

Management Certificate

Course NumberCourse TitleCLLABCR
ACCT 101CAccounting I303
BUS 101CIntroduction to Business303
BUS 225CBusiness Law I303
BUS 270CPrinciples of Management303
Choose two electives:
BUS 152CFoundations of Leadership303
BUS 170CPrinciples of Marketing303
BUS 174CPrinciples of Sales303
BUS 221CHealth Care Management303
BUS 242CBusiness Ethics303
BUS 245COrganizational Behavior303
BUS 273CHuman Resource Management303
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

Potential Jobs

Employment of management occupations is projected to grow 7 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations, which will result in about 706,900 new jobs. Employment growth is expected to be driven by the formation of new organizations and expansion of existing ones, which should require more workers to manage these operations. – Occupational Outlook Handbook, published by the United States Department of Labor – Bureau of Labor Statistics visited 09/09/2019

Potential Career Titles Include:

  • Customer Service Rep
  • Loan Officer
  • Sales Representative
  • Business Analyst
  • Human Resource Assistant
  • Marketing Assistant Office Manager
  • Retail Manager

Potential Salary

Management of Companies and Enterprises $20.82 $43,300
Nondepository Credit Intermediation $20.37 $42,370
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities $25.58 $53,220
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) $21.36 $44,440

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Upon graduation, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate communication and management skills that result in quality hospitality services
  • Participate in community and/or professional organizations that promote the hospitality industry
  • Utilize critical thinking skills in the performance of job duties
  • Use computer applications such as word processing
  • Utilize critical thinking skills in the performance of job duties
  • Use computer applications such as word processing
  • Display an understanding of principles of management in the hospitality industry
  • Identify the legal and ethical issues in the hospitality industry
  • Practice good human relation and interpersonal skills


21 Credits Required


of students qualify for financial aid