request information


Southern New Hampshire University | BS in Social Entrepreneurship

Southern New Hampshire University's Bachelor of Science in Social Entrepreneurship program offers students training in business and human services. Discover how the Bachelor of Science in Social Entrepreneurship program can teach students to apply business principles to challenging social problems.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Social Entrepreneurship

School Offering Program:

Southern New Hampshire University

Program Prerequisites:

The Bachelor of Science in Social Entrepreneurship program is designed for students interested in business-oriented human services that can have a positive impact on communities and society. All applicants to Southern New Hampshire University programs must have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.

Program Description:

The Bachelor of Science in Social Entrepreneurship program offered by Southern New Hampshire University introduces students to fundamental principles of management, tools for managing organizational change, and public administration and its application to the betterment of society. Students have the opportunity to study financial and managerial accounting, strategic management, business law, and marketing. Coursework examines issues impacting the global business environment, including corporate social responsibility, business ethics, regulation, globalization, and pollution. Additional topics covered include management for non-profit organizations, community economic development theory, social economics, and financial structures of non-profits, NGOs, and other socially responsible organizations.

Learning Format:


Financial Aid Available:

Federal financial aid is available to those who qualify in the forms of loans, scholarships and grants. Contact the SNHU Financial Aid office to learn more about your financial aid options.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" for school information. Complete the form to the right to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

Still Have Questions?

Complete this form to request more info and get your answers and advice.

Required Courses for a Bachelor of Science in Social Entrepreneurship:

Social Entrepreneurship Major Courses

  • OL 215: Principles of Management
  • OL 265: Intro to Managing Not-for-Profit Orgs
  • OL 320: Entrepreneurship
  • OL 322: Managing Organizational Change
  • OL 326: Social Environment of Business
  • PHL 216: Business Ethics
  • CED 301: Community Economic Development Fund
  • CED 335: Social Issues and Economic Policies CED
  • CED 405: Financial Literacy for Social Services
  • PAD 330: Public Administration

Business Core Courses

  • ACC 201: Financial Accounting
  • ACC 202: Managerial Accounting
  • BUS 206: Business Law I
  • FIN 320: Principles of Finance
  • IT 210: Business Systems Analysis and Design
  • MKT 113: Introduction to Marketing
  • OL 125: Human Relations in Administration
  • OL 421: Strategic Management and Policy

B.A./B.S. Core Skills Courses

  • ENG 120: College Composition I
  • ENG 121: College Composition II
  • MAT 130: Applied Finite Math
  • MAT ELE: Mathematics Elective
  • COM 212: Public Speaking
  • IT 100: Introduction to Information Technology
  • SNHU 101: First Year Seminar/Foundations in Critical Thinking

B.A./B.S. Core Knowledge Courses

  • Choose one of the following:
    • FAS 201: Introduction to Humanities I
    • FAS 202: Introduction to Humanities II
    • FAS 223: Appreciation and History of Music
    • FAS 340: Modern Art
    • FAS 370: American Art
  • Choose one of the following:
    • HIS 109: Western Civilization I
    • HIS 110: Western Civilization II
    • HIS 113: United States History I
    • HIS 114: United States History II
  • Choose one of the following:
    • PHL 210: Introduction to Western Philosophy
    • PHL 212: Introduction to Ethics
    • PHL 214: Logic, Language, and Argumentation
    • PHL 230: Religions of the World
  • Choose one 200-level Literature Elective
  • Choose one Science Elective (not SCI 215)
  • Choose four other electives:
    • Social and Behavioral Science Elective (ATH, ECO, POL, PSY, SOC, SSC)
    • No more than two of these four in the same discipline

Post-Graduation Opportunities:

Furthering Your Education:

After completing the Bachelor of Science in Social Entrepreneurship program, graduates could enhance their business training with a master's degree. Examples of master's programs graduates may be interested in include:

  • Master of Arts in Social Entrepreneurship
  • Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship
  • Master of Business Administration in Corporate Social Responsibility

Career Paths:

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Social Entrepreneurship program could have the knowledge of social economics and policy and the business skills needed to pursue service-oriented positions in small businesses, start-ups, government agencies, and non-profit organizationsto enhance society. This 'degree is doing good' affords graduates the training to seek positions such as:

  • Program Management
  • Professional Business Consultant
  • Non-profit Management

Get your customized answers

Complete the form below to get program details, start dates, tuition, financial aid information, and much more!