Harper College and Rasmussen College

Harper College

Partners in Your Education

Rasmussen College and Harper College have partnered to develop an innovative Dual Degree Program. As a Harper College student or graduate, you can earn your Associate’s degree at Harper College and continue your education to earn a Bachelor’s degree at Rasmussen College.

Harper College and Rasmussen College Dual Degree Program

Through our partnership with Harper College, you can earn your Bachelor's degree from Rasmussen College and benefit from:

  • Minimized time to graduation—our seamless transfer policies help you complete your Bachelor’s degree in as little as 18 months*
  • Affordable tuition—Affordable , locked-in tuition—exclusively priced at $260 per credit*
  • My Degree Plan—a customized course roadmap from enrollment to graduation with joint advising by a Harper College counselor and a Rasmussen College student advisor
  • Scholarship opportunities—apply for a $2,000 Graduation Scholarship

*Must maintain continuous enrollment. $260 per credit is applicable only for courses taken at Rasmussen College.

To learn more, check out our Frequently Asked Questions below.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1.Who is eligible?

To be considered for the Dual Degree Program, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Successful completion of at least 12 semester college-level credit hours at Harper College
  • Good academic standing at Harper College

Upon enrollment and acceptance into the Dual Degree Program, you are required to maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined in the Rasmussen College catalog.

2. Which programs at Rasmussen College are offered through the Dual Degree Program?
  • Accelerated Business Management
  • Accelerated Business Systems Analysis
  • Accelerated CJ Leadership & Management
  • Accelerated Early Childhood Education Leadership
  • Accelerated Entrepreneurship
  • Accelerated Finance
  • Accelerated HR and Organizational Leadership
  • Accelerated Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Animation and Motion Graphics
  • Business Management
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Game and Simulation Programming
  • Health Information Management
  • Healthcare Management
  • Information Technology Management
  • Information Security
  • Web and Interactive Design
  • RN to BSN

3. What support services are available to me through this program?

SUPPORT+, our comprehensive network of student services, provides an individualized level of support to help you earn your degree and succeed in your chosen career. We also offer support on-site at Harper College to help you when you need assistance. In addition, our team of SUPPORT+ professionals is here to help you succeed at no extra cost to you.

Your SUPPORT+ team includes:

  • Program Advisor
  • Registrar
  • Student Financial Services Advisor
  • Student Advisor
  • Student Account Manager
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Librarian
  • Online Learning Center
  • Academic Tutor
  • Faculty
  • Career Services Advisor
4. What do I need to start the enrollment process?

Complete the request form above and a program advisor will contact you to begin the application process. If you have questions or want to learn more, call 630-210-3495.

For current Harper College students, you must apply to the Dual Degree Program after you successfully complete at least 12 semester college-level credit courses. This program is also available for alumni who have successfully completed an Associate’s degree.

*Time to completion is dependent on number of transfer credits awarded and credits completed each term.

$150 course resource fee not included. See course catalog for transfer policies.

Please refer to your program manager for details and restrictions on the Graduation Scholarship.