Gain a Competitive Edge in Business

Earn Your Business Management Associate's or Bachelor's Degree

As a student in our Business Management Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree, you will build a strong, broad-based foundation of knowledge and skills for today’s business environment. At our Associate’s degree level, you’ll benefit from a combination of traditional courses and online self-directed assessments to help you save time while preparing for a career as a business professional.

Our Bachelor’s degree is taught through a unique blend of traditional courses and competency-based education (CBE). CBE focuses on defined competencies based on critical skills, with faculty interaction and graded instruction. Whether you choose the core business management program or choose to specialize in business analysis or entrepreneurship, you’ll develop the practical leadership and technology skills you need to gain a competitive edge in today's competitive job market. Participate in a capstone course project and take part in live interactive lectures to gain firsthand experience as a business professional.

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Credentials Offered Graduate In As Few As*
Associate's Degree18 Months
Accelerated Bachelor’s Degree-Completion Program18 Months

Learning Options

Deliver Results Through In-Demand Management Skills

Through career-focused curriculum and practical, hands-on opportunities in your courses, you can prepare for a successful management career across a wide range of business sectors. Our program is designed to help you gain relevant management and leadership skills employers seek, including:

  • Business Management Foundations

    Learn from a wide range of courses, including accounting, finance, marketing, operations, management and leadership, law and ethics, HR and business intelligence.

  • Digital Expertise and Decision-Making

    Gain the key abilities most in demand by today’s employers including; digital proficiency, business analysis, project management, customer service, communications and teamwork.

  • Real-World Experience

    Demonstrate your readiness to hit the ground running through hands-on experiences such as case studies and internships, and award-winning online plus courses.

  • Career Confidence

    Obtain the skills and experience you need to feel confident in your career.

Prepare for Industry Certifications

Course work in this program provides you with 23 of the 35 contact hours of formal education in project management required to be eligible to test for industry certifications such as the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) and the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification through the Project Management Institute.

Earn Your MBA

As a Rasmussen College Business Management Bachelor's degree graduate, you may be eligible to earn your Master of Business Administration (MBA) in as little as one year through Benedictine University and Lewis University. Talk to a program manager to learn more about earning your professional degree.

Our Grads Achieve Career Success

Graduates from our School of Business programs are working for leading employers, including:*

  • 3M
  • Ameriprise Financial
  • Best Buy
  • Boston Scientific
  • Coca-Cola
  • Ecolab Inc.
  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car
  • General Mills
  • Medtronic
  • Target Corporation
  • UPS
  • Wells Fargo

116 Years of Successful Graduates

At Rasmussen College, we’ve been dedicated to our mission of preparing students for career success since 1900.

*Employer information reported by Rasmussen College graduates. This list does not constitute an endorsement of Rasmussen College by the organizations shown above. Listing does not guarantee or imply that future employment opportunities at these organizations will be available.

Average Salary

for our Business Management Graduates:

  • Associate's Degree$39,158
  • Bachelor's Degree$54,237

Program Entry Requirements

Entrance requirements at the Rasmussen College School of Business vary depending on the program. We do not require enrolling students to submit standardized test scores and your GPA does not affect acceptance. However, every entrant must have at least a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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In-Demand Career Options for Your Future

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), earning a degree, regardless of the field of study, can improve income potential.* Here is the average salary by percentile and projected job growth for business professionals:

Job Title(s) 10th Percentile 25th Percentile 50th Percentile Job Growth (By Year 2024)
General and Operations Managers$44,190$64,750$97,7307%
Administrative Services Managers$46,430$63,200$86,1108%

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed August 9, 2016] www.bls.gov/oes/. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed June 8, 2016] www.bls.gov/ooh/. BLS salary data represents national, averaged earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions in your area may vary.

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At Rasmussen College, we believe higher education should be a successful investment. That’s why we offer affordable options that make earning your degree attainable. See how you can save:


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