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Finance Bachelor’s Degree

As a part of our AcceleratED program, our Finance Bachelor’s degree is available to students who previously completed an Associate’s degree (in any field) or have other successfully completed college credits.

Our focused, six-week courses are available completely online, competitively priced at $260 per credit, and can be completed in as little as 18 months.* Through advanced curriculum led by experienced faculty, you develop the relevant knowledge and practical skills you need to advance your career as a finance professional.



Relevant, Practical, and Achievable in 18 Months

Through Finance Bachelor's degree courses that provide a broad range of financial concept study and leading-edge skill development that is relevant to today's market, our graduates feel confident advancing their careers into positions such as financial analysts and finance managers.

With hands-on coursework that develop the knowledge and skills you need, you gain a solid understanding of how to:

  • Develop a financial management strategy for a new and a mature businesses
  • Perform a complete valuation analysis of a publicly traded firm
  • Create and analyze financial modeling
  • Evaluate financial statements and recognize fraudulent activity

Focused on developing your finance knowledge and the relevant skills you need to help manage a company's financials, our Finance Bachelor's degree can help you advance your finance career.

Contact us today at 888-549-6755 for a hassle-free, no obligation credit transfer estimate.

Program Highlights
  • Earn your Bachelor's degree in as little as 18 months*
  • Affordable tuition priced at $260 per credit*
  • Focused, six-week courses available fully online
  • Hands-on coursework led by industry-experienced faculty

Finance Bachelor’s Degree Courses

Our Finance Bachelor’s degree courses work to advance your knowledge and hands-on relevant skills needed to succeed as a financial professional in today’s market—from learning how to evaluate an institution’s financial policy and detecting fraud in financial statements, to business laws and examining moral and ethical issues that arise in business.

  • Weekly synchronous live sessions
  • Focus on Monte Carlo studies and the Black-Sholes models
  • Portfolio construction, management, and protection using Eagle Investment Group portfolio
  • Prepare and file corporate tax returns

Sample Course List

Financial Modeling
This course provides the theoretical foundation and practical skills and tools to enable students to use financial modeling to make sound business decisions. Key areas of focus are based on options pricing models. These models include the Monte Carlo studies and the Black-Sholes Models.
Investment Portfolio Management
This course will focus on the design of common stock portfolios and other investments. The student will incorporate analytical procedures in making sound investments decisions based on quantitative analysis and perform portfolio construction, management, and protection using the Eagle Investment Group portfolio.
Strategic Management
This course is designed to integrate prior business courses through study, discussion, and creation of strategic management plans. Students will evaluate the key functions of organizations and integration of these functions to understand the best practices used to achieve competitive advantages. Topics will include strategic formulation, implementation, and evaluation.
Partnership and Corporate Taxation
This course is a comprehensive study of corporate taxation. It includes how to prepare and file corporate tax returns, tax strategies for liquidating a corporation, and how to form and structure corporations and partnerships and the associated tax considerations.
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Estimated Program Cost

  •   Full Time Part Time
  • Upper Division Credits

    Upper division courses

    Upper Division courses are either listed as 300-400 or 3000-4000 level, depending on the state.

    $299 $310
  • Lower Division Credits

    Lower division courses

    Lower Division courses are either listed as 100-200 or 1000-2000 level, depending on the state.

    $299 $395
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    Estimated Tuition Price

    Price if you are continuously enrolled in your program of study until graduation. Estimated price does not include $150 course resource fee.

  • Grants

    None Partner Success
  • Discounts and Scholarships

    None Corporate Military Scholarship

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Estimated Potential Earnings

If you invested in your degree and started a career as a , the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) states the median yearly salary for this career is . At that rate, your estimated return on investment would be over the course of a lifetime.

A career as a is just one career option you can pursue with your degree. Your income potential can vary based on your specialization or industry, and you should explore all your options to find the career that is right for you.

A Degree Matters

Earning an Associate's or Bachelor's degree—regardless of the field of study—can greatly improve your income potential in today's job market. In fact, according to the BLS, degree holders earn, on average, significantly more than high school diploma holders:

National Average Lifetime Earnings**
Unemployment Rate**
Bachelor's Degree
$2,281,040
4.9%
Associate's Degree
$1,763,440
6.8%
Some College
$1,622,240
8.7%
High School Diploma
$1,367,880
9.4%

**http://www.census.gov/prod/2011pubs/acs-14.pdf, http://www.bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.htm

Potential earnings calculated by multiplying median full-time salaries by 40 years http://www.bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.htm

What's Your Earnings Potential?

Earning an Associate's or Bachelor's degree-regardless of the field of study-can greatly improve income potential in today's job market. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), here is the salary data for careers our graduates have chosen:

Job Title(s) 10th Percentile Salary 25th Percentile Salary 50th Percentile Salary
Financial Analysts$48,100$60,010$78,380

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, 2012-2013 Occupational Outlook Handbook, 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. Potential earnings calculated by multiplying median full-time salaries by 30 years, bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.htm

Salary data includes earnings of June 2012 – March 2013 Rasmussen College graduates who reported salary information, reviewed 12 months after graduation. This data does not specify that each graduate was placed by Rasmussen College in their current position; some graduates find jobs on their own while others maintain previously held employment.

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Seamless Transfer Policies

  • Transfer your Associate's or Bachelor's degree, regardless of subject area and date of completion, to complete your degree in as little as 18 months
  • Transfer in successfully completed credits, regardless of subject of study
  • General education credits have no expiration date
  • Transfer credits in from previous learning, work, and military experiences

Your Future-Faster

Maximizing your transfer of credit is one way Rasmussen College helps minimize your time to graduation. Through our AcceleratED courses, we also help streamline your time to graduation with focused six-week courses. This efficient course structure, combined with our extensive transfer policy options, can allow you to complete your Bachelor's degree in as little as 18 months.

Estimate your time to graduation using our credit and course calculator below:

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Estimated Time to Complete your Bachelor's Degree**

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AcceleratED Bachelor

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AcceleratEDSM Bachelor's Degree Completion Program.**

*Expected graduation date dependent on the number of credits transferred. Speak with a program manager to learn about our comprehensive transfer policies that work to maximize your credit transfer and minimize your time to graduation.
Average cost per credit was calculated by taking the average cost/credit of 5 online colleges reported in: Barclays Capital, and US Education Services. Publication. US Education Services 2011 Online Education Pricing Survey. Equity Research, 28 Sept. 2011. Web. 10 Oct. 2011.
Average transfer of credits for AcceleratED students as of October 2012 was 91 credits.