Create a Solid Foundation for Leadership in Your Career

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

As a student in our Business Management Associate's or Bachelor's degree, you receive a comprehensive overview of the business world and develop the practical leadership skills you need to open doors to a wide range of career opportunities in today's competitive job market.

You can choose the learning format that best fits your schedule and learning style—enroll in a blended (online and on-campus) format, earn an AcceleratED Bachelor's degree in as few as 18 months or choose the Flex Choice option to help you save time and money.

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Credentials Offered Graduate In As Few As*
Associate's Degree 18 Months
Bachelor's Degree 18-36 Months

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Gain In-Demand Management Skills Employers Seek

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:

  • Strategic Management and Organizational Leadership

    Gain the strategic skills needed to demonstrate effective resource management—a quality employers are valuing as businesses place greater premiums on increased productivity and efficiency.

  • Finance and Accounting

    Study the language of finance and accounting in order to make sound business decisions that lead to a positive return on investment for your organization.

  • Human Resources and Risk Management

    Learn the latest principles and tools for bringing out the best in an organization's most valued resources: it's people. Gain an understanding of how to assess, measure and mitigate risks associated with business decisions.

  • Real-World Experience

    Participate in capstone course projects or an optional internship, examine case studies from Harvard Business Publishing and take part in synchronous lectures to gain first-hand experience as a business professional.

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 few as one year through Benedictine University; offering convenient night, weekend and online course options. Or, earn your MBA through Lewis University's Illinois residential campus locations in Romeoville, Oak Brook, Tinley Park and Shorewood.

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

Success Rate

90% of responding December 2012 to June 2013 graduates are working in their field of study or continuing their education.*

*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 Starting Salary

for our Business Management Graduates:

  • Associate's Degree $34,682
  • Bachelor's Degree $42,919

Program Entry Requirements

Entrance requirements at the Rasmussen College School of Business vary depending on the program. We do not require applicants to submit standardized test scores; however, every applicant must have at least a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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How Much Could You Earn as a Business Professional?

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 2022)
Administrative Services Managers$44,850$61,200$82,31012%
General and Operations Managers$46,190$66,190$96,43012%

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.
Potential earnings calculated by multiplying median full-time salaries by 30 years,,

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, 2012-2013 Occupational Outlook Handbook,

Earning a degree can be a valuable investment in your future. See how:

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How Much Will it Cost?

At Rasmussen College, we’re committed to helping make higher education more affordable for you. That’s why we offer straightforward tuition costs locked in place until you graduate, so you know your tuition will not increase through graduation if you are continuously enrolled.*

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Affordable Options to Help You Save Money

Through our comprehensive SUPPORT+ student services, our student financial services advisors help you receive affordable tuition as you earn your degree. Browse our options to see how you can save:

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